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The Top Ten Tweets About Wescam

Oh God this post is so Buzzfeedy and gross, I promise we won’t make a habit out of this, but whatever—it’s springtime, love is in the air, and the Internet is all atwitter about a crazy little thing called love Wescam:

SHOFCO Valentine’s Day Singing Grams

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From the angelic Maeve Russell ’14:

Need something for your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day? SHOFCO and Wesleyan’s a capella groups are teaming up for the ultimate gift: a live delivery of beautiful singers serenading your boo at ze’s door.

We’ll be selling these performances ($10 each) on Monday-Wednesday at lunch and dinner in Usdan. Then just wait and enjoy all the serenading that will happen on Valentine’s Day! Supply is extremely limited, so knowing your loved one’s campus address and having a vague idea of their Thursday whereabouts will be helpful!

Here’s the lineup:

NEW GROUP: Love On Top- Beyonce, Secret- Maroon 5, I Wanna Be Your Lover- Prince
Delivery @ 12am Thursday (midnight Wednesday)

NOTABLY SHARP: S&M- Rihanna, Time of the Season- The Zombies, This Love- Maroon 5
Delivery @ 12pm Thursday

No One Really Sure What 26 Sheep, Goat Carcasses Doing in Middletown

“I don’t understand where they got it,” said Kyle Wright of Middletown. “I don’t know there’s any sheep in Middletown.”

A few weeks ago, a crew of Wesleyan students set about filming a horror movie in a foul-smelling abandoned house on River Road. Unbeknownst to them—or their director, Ethan Young ’13—the real horror lay in the black bags in the house containing entrails, fleece, and heads of 26 sheep and goats. Just another day in Middletown.

According to reports in the Courant, WSFB, and NBC Connecticut, it’s unclear how long the carcasses have been sitting at the abandoned property, but Connecticut’s Animal Control Division as well as the Department of Agriculture have been called in to investigate. The state’s veterinarian office has concluded that the bags were likely the renderings from a slaughter, which could bring about illegal dumping charges. In a video report on WFSB, a reporter nearly gags on scene while describing the putrid smell at the site:

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The news reports claim that Wesleyan students called the police to report the awful stench. NBC Connecticut suggests that the Wes kids actually discovered the carcasses. But when I contacted Ethan Young for details, that was the first he was hearing of the dead sheep.

Lice


LICE!

A friendly health advisory sent out this afternoon:

Public Health Advisory: Head Lice


“There have been a number of apparent cases of head lice on campus recently. To date, we know of no cases with actual lice identified, but a number of cases credibly determined to have nits (egg casings).

Lice are a successful human parasite because they may go undetected for a period of time. To have lice is not a failure of personal hygiene or responsibility to the community, it’s just bad luck.”

….I’m throwing up.