Unofficial Orientation 2019: Queer Life

This post is an updated version of Sam’s update of his 2016 article, because “heterenormativity is [still] killing this country.”  Taken from the 2017 Showtunes Sideways performance. Showtunes Sideways is a musical cabaret that opens up a space for those to perform roles in songs from musicals which they wouldn’t traditionally be cast in. PC Maia Nelles […]

Unofficial Orientation 2019: Being Green (it’s easy after all!)

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 […]

Unofficial Orientation 2019: WesTech

This is sdz‘s repost of fakeshark‘s update of wilk‘s update of michelle‘s update of kitab‘s update of alt‘s update of pyrotechnics‘ update of lesanjuan‘s update of Syed’s 2010 post. Before we begin, here’s where you can find the welcome post (so that you can binge read from the beginning), and here’s where you can find last year’s edition of this post. Hello, and welcome to the 8th annual […]

Unofficial Orientation 2019: Social Media Directory

This is a modified repost of a Meli repost of a reposted repost by wilk taken from caro‘s aggregation station social media directory that  Gabe originally made. If you want your own super cool social media up here, hit us up staff[at]wesleying[dot]org. So many questions. Why the skateboard? Why the tablet? Why are they under a bridge? This is part of our 2019 Unofficial Orientation Series.  […]

Unofficial Orientation 2019: Athletic Life

This is sdz‘s update of last year’s post, which was a short update of wilk‘s short update of D‘s mostly repost of previous athletics unofficial orientation series posts.   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. Some of you frosh probably don’t […]

Unofficial Orientation 2019: Health Resources on Campus

This is an re-written, re-edited, and re-updated repost from 2018 which was a repost from 2017, although ~health things~ have remained (basically) the same. The original is an updated version of a post originally written by Catherine MacLean ’14 which appeared on the Peer Advisor Blog and on Wesleying. It also includes a section on […]

Unofficial Orientation 2019: Getting From Here to There (and back)

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 […]

Unofficial Orientation 2019: What to Pack

This is a not highly modified repost of Fern’s post from last year which was a highly updated version of Meli’s post from the year before, which is a repost of Sam’s post from the year before that, which is a  repost of Jackson’s post from the year before that, which was a repost of Frizzly’s post from […]

Unofficial Orientation 2019: WesLingo

I call this one “some kids on Foss”, colorized, ca. 2017 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. This post is an updated repost of a repost of a repost of a repost of a repost of […]

Unofficial Orientation Series 2019: Dorm Living FAQ

Holly and Xue wrote the first version of this post in 2006 and it has been reposted every year since then. Dorm Life never changes much. Unless Fauver becomes Bennett (wow this joke is old). [Or unless Clark goes on fire a few times] This is part of our 2019 Unofficial Orientation Series. A quick reminder that […]