You’ve got some questions: “Can I join clubs and groups before arriving on campus? [I’m interested in Forensics (public speaking/debate), Acting, Creative Writing, Soccer (hoping to play club), & Martial Arts].” “Anyone else never register for that community engagement trip and feeling like the most horrible person and wondering if they are kicked out of wes?” “What is a grundle?” “How big is the closet space in Clark?” “Does beer taste like pee?”
You’ve already painted your boats maroon and black and are planning to form the next Speedy Ortiz during your first week here.
Well, don’t fret! We’ve harnessed all your confusion and excitement into the Wesleying Unofficial Orientation Series 2013: a two-week long series of informative posts by bloggers in their underwear who sometimes claim to represent “real students, real student life at Wesleyan University.” We know that you’ll be too busy getting used to the term ‘cisgendered,’ man, and hipstagramming photos of your first Psi U party to learn anything between August 29th and September 2nd, so we’ve got the following topics covered (in no particular order of importance):
The Argus bookies have good money on Movie 43 coming from behind for a cross-category sweep.
Want to hear Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane’s smooth, deep voice announce the best movies of the year? Plan to keep your fingers crossed for Wesleyan University favorite Beasts of the Southern Wild, which has four nominations? Katy Thompson ’15 has a plan for those of us who don’t want to watch the Academy Awards alone:
The Oscars are this Sunday, Feb 24!
Need a great place to watch the Oscars, hosted by Seth MacFarlane? Come to Film Hall’s Annual Oscar Party. Located in the basement of Nics 6, the Film Hall lounge offers a large projector great for watching the Academy Awards. The red carpet starts at 7pm and the award show will begin at 8 p.m. Come with your friends and answer our fun questionnaire for a chance to win prizes.
Popcorn will be provided.
Date: Sunday, February 24th
Time: 7–12 p.m.
Place: Film Hall Lounge, Nics 6