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Wesleyingiversary: Sheek Talks Roth, Retirement

“so with Roth it was like there was this new fresh face that seemed to have more empathy? LIKE OBAMA [jk?]”

A photoshop gem from the Sheek era

A photoshop gem from the Sheek era

This is part of our series of Wesleyingiversary interviews. You can find the rest here.

Continuing the ultra-niche content stream of histories of a campus life blog centered around a small liberal arts college in central Connecticut, I caught up with Sheek who ran the site from the founders‘ exit to the Spring of 2010. Sheek crafted a remarkable 999 posts for the greater consumption of Wesleyan Internetters. He once stated that the “agility and catlike reflexes” of Wesleying gives it an edge in the oh-so-amorphous campus media realm. 

Anyway, we talked about the blog, Michael Roth being similar to Obama, and the shooting at Broad Street Books that rocked campus in the Spring of 2009, and is likely still a sobering memory for many current faculty and staff who were on campus at that time. More past the jump: