Hi friendos. Today, I’m going to talk about knitting. Nobody in my life ever loved me enough to teach me how to knit, so I learned exclusively through videos like this. Now, I’m a straight-up string freak, up to the point where I have a folder of downloaded Ravelry patterns on my computer.
But here’s the secret: It’s easy. Too easy. What you need:
TL;DR: Through convoluted, nearly incomprehensible methodology, he’s probably about 6’1″. But we’re still not sure.
Wesleyan’s beloved leader and figurehead posing in a picture with President Michael Roth.
President Michael Roth is ~7.55 Roth-heads tall. Lin-Manuel Miranda is ~7.12 Roth-heads tall.
Students march around North College during Friday’s Climate Change Strike
On Tuesday, September 17th, President Michael Roth ’78 sent out a campus-wide email announcing Friday’s Climate Strike. He also announced Wesleyan’s new (?) investment policy. (Read it after the break.)
Drop/Add is upon us, and we at Wesleying are stressed. But there’s one thing that will alleviate that tension in our shoulders, and that’s YOU.
Yes, YOU can write for Wesleying, but more importantly, YOU can enjoy a delicious meal where you can meet us and learn about the site. We’ll be tabling at the Student Groups Fair this Friday, and also hosting a brunch shindig on Sunday, where we’ll be enjoying delicious Brunch Foods (see stock photo above). So stop by, and we look forward to meeting you!
Student Groups Fair
Date: Friday, September 6
Time: 2:00 – 5:00 PM
Place: Outside of Usdan
Wesleying Brunch Funtimes
Date: Sunday, September 8
Time: 11:30 AM – 1 PM
Place: 21 Vine Street
Another repost of a repost of a repost of Samira‘s two updates of DMZ‘s original 2012 post. Don’t worry, though, because this article is like those pine trees you’re gonna save by reducing your printing use: Evergreen.
This is part of our 2019 Unofficial Orientation Series. A quick reminder that you can check out the welcome post here and past years’ series here.
If you came to Wesleyan because of some vague, or obvious, interest in environmentalism, then you’re in luck! If you find the right people, organizations, classes, etc. then you’ll have a great support system for keeping green on campus. If you thought it was impressive that the admissions building has solar panels on top of it (mostly a ploy to get environmentalist students to apply), then you’ll have a great time getting involved with sustainability efforts at Wes.
This post is a slightly tweaked version of Fern’s 2018 post, which was preceded by articles in 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, and back until 2009.
Transportation away from Wesleyan can be a tricky feat for someone without a car. But should you want to someday escape the magnetic beauty of Wes or the general Middletown rest assured there are in fact options for you.
Connecticut does to some extent live up to its name. This year more than ever in fact with a new CTRail Hartford Line operating between New Haven and Springfield, MA and with future updates to the M-Link Express Route planned by Noah Kahan ’19.
In this article I will lay out for you all the different modes of transportation available to you at all different price points.
Today is the last day to vote for Wesleyan’s new
Remember when the university revealed its new corporate-y “visual identity” in the fall? Remember how angry we were, students and alumni alike, not only about the quality and presumed cost of the redesign, but that the community as a whole had been left in the dark regarding the decision-making process? Remember how the outcry succeeded in causing the administration to reverse the decision (though while perhaps skirting around the larger issues at stake)?
Now is the time to use our voices. And vote. And prove to the higher-ups that we care too much about this school to let them make secret decisions about Wesleyan that will affect future generations.
Vote with the link.
Editor’s Note: While it can be fun to joke about professor crushes, we want to emphasize that this post represents fictional situations, and that we do not promote such relationships in real life. We don’t want to make light of the actual harmful power dynamics that can arise from these prohibited relationships. Furthermore, research and experiences of Wesleyan professors have shown that the objectification of female and non-white professors is a barrier to them advancing in their fields, particularly when it comes to course evaluations.
Wesleying extends our support and our platform to any survivor of sexual misconduct who wishes to share their story. We condemn all forms of sexual misconduct including professor-student relationships and discriminatory employment practices based on gender. If you believe that you or someone else has been the recipient of such advances, you can always reach out to SACE Director Johanna DeBari or SACE Intern Rachele Merliss ‘19 to talk, and you can find a complete list of on- and off-campus resources here.
this is just some german mathematician we found on the internet
We all know how it starts: First they asked the class to call them by their first name, but soon enough you’re giving each other the eyes in Tishler and making out in Music Studios practice rooms. What started out as a spark has turned into an illicit romance between you and a man or woman a decade or four older than you. What now?
Fear not! If you’re an aspiring Emmanuel Macron struggling on how and where to spend extra-curricular time with your Brigette, we’ve got you covered. The criteria:
Intimacy: How romantic is it?
Privacy: How secluded is it?
Convenience: How accessible is it?
Covertness: How easy would it be to explain to a nosy Michael Roth?
Let’s get that extra credit!