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Weather Report: Will “Frankenstorm” One-Up the Snowpocalypse?

Many of you non-freshmen (with one possible exception) may remember last year’s cataclysm that closed school and is now referred to affectionately as the “Snowpocalypse.” It was a terrifying time, filled with stories of hardship and the need to adapt to post-apocalyptic living standards. Yet even during the worst days of of isolation there were still small, heartwarming moments of compassion that allowed us to make it through the trying times.

Just in time for Halloween and the first anniversary of that fateful storm, a new terror looms on the horizon. This is not a drill, not a conspiracy, not a troll. The Frankenstorm is coming. It is currently predicted to hit the day before Halloween (Tuesday), and there’s already speculation about potential blackouts affecting ballot casting in areas where early voting is occurring.

The New York Times reports that Hurricane “Sandy” has the potential to become a “perfect storm,” the likes of which we haven’t seen since 1991. CBS News provides a great video breakdown of just why we’re so totally fucked (again).

Audition for the Wesleyan CHOIR!

Look at the above picture. Consider how imposing the penguin-folk appear. Now consider:

Audition for the Wesleyan Choir!

The choir this year under the direction of Ronald Ebrecht will be performing Handel’s Messiah Part I. Please come to the Memorial Chapel any time between 2:30 and 6:30 on Monday, September 5th to meet with the instructor to audition. The course is MUSC 436 and counts for academic credit, as well as fulfilling an HA General Education requirement.

Date:   Sept. 5
Time:   2:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Place:  Memorial Chapel

Now look back at the picture. You know what to do. WELCOME BACK BETCHEZZ! (and if you’re a frosh, hellooooooooo there!)