Multiple Urine Disposal Issues Plague Campus Residence Halls

May 2, 2022, by Sam Hilton, Assistant News Editor. Leave a Comment

It was late March. Spring had, disappointingly for many, not yet sprung; midterms were nearly over, and school was back in session. As the student body returned from break and reentered the fray of life at Wesleyan, Area Coordinator (AC) Cesar Cruz Benitez sent a disconcerting email to residents of Nicolson and Hewitt. The email, which […]

“The MacAdam Cup”: How Sports Betting Preserved Alumni Friendships

May 2, 2022, by Sulan Bailey, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

In early 2001, Scott Cavanaugh ’99 was living in Somerville, Massachusetts. On one February night, Cavanaugh was talking with some friends, all of whom were also recent Wesleyan graduates and were following March Madness. Cavanaugh had an idea that would affect the next two decades of their lives.  “What if we bet on a bracket […]

High Rise and Low Rise Apartments Face Hot Water Shortage

May 2, 2022, by Jem Shin, Editor-in-Chief. Leave a Comment

While students living in High Rise and Low Rise faced issues with getting hot water since the start of the semester, all issues were resolved by Friday, April 15, according to Director of Physical Plant Operations Michael Conte.  Conte explained two issues that led to the problems with hot water at High Rise and Low Rise, […]

WesCeleb: Anna Nguyen ’22 on Historic WSA Presidency, University Chalk Ban, and Being a “Floating Vegetable”

May 2, 2022, by Oliver Cope, Editor-in-Chief. Leave a Comment

Saying that Anna Nguyen ’22 is tapped into campus culture is an understatement. Given that she has written her thesis on the history of the University, served as President of the Wesleyan Student Assembly (WSA) for the 2021-22 academic year, worked in Olin Memorial Library for four years, received awarded both a Freeman and a […]

The Food Truck: Wesleyan’s Latest and Most Iconic Dining Option

April 28, 2022, by Lewis Woloch, Assistant Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

Bon Appétit’s latest campus operation, the food truck, was introduced last semester as an exciting new lunch option. While the food truck’s return this semester was delayed until after spring break due to damage after being clipped by another truck, it is now back outside of Usdan and North College every weekday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. When coming […]

Delving Deeper Into the Return of WesFest

April 28, 2022, by Anne Kiely, Assistant Features Editor . Leave a Comment

With mock classes, panel discussions, a club fair, and student group events, WesFest has been an annual opportunity for admitted students to visit the University and experience campus culture. For the first time in two years, WesFest was conducted in person over three different Fridays throughout April. Prospective students attended WesFest for various reasons, with some hoping to see campus in […]

What’s Up With the New App? A Look Into Sidechat

April 28, 2022, by Hannah Docter-Loeb, Executive Editor. Leave a Comment

Earlier this year, YikYak took Wesleyan by storm. Students took to the anonymous app to poke fun at the campus community, complain about various incidents, or just shout their feelings to the internet void. Another anonymous app has now emerged at Wesleyan: Sidechat. Like YikYak, Sidechat enables users to post anonymously and receive upvotes (likes), downvotes (dislikes), or […]

WesCeleb: Georgia Garrison ’22 on WesBurlesque, Jadedness, and Building an Acting Reel

April 28, 2022, by Anne Kiely, Assistant Features Editor. 1 Comment

Georgia Garrison ’22 loves to perform. Whether she’s dancing with Fusion, a campus hip-hop group, or acting in senior thesis films (three this semester), you can always find Garrison on stage. She also loves helping other people express themselves. At her summer job, Garrison shows nine-year-olds how to channel their energy into acting, and, as […]

WesCeleb Revisited: Catching Up With Judith Klausner ’07

April 25, 2022, by Sofia Sarak, Staff Writer. 1 Comment

Every week, the Features Section publishes an interview with a particularly active, interesting, or notorious senior: the WesCeleb. But where do these people go after they graduate? In our WesCelebs Revisited series, The Argus reconnects with alumni who got the special designation in the past to hear about their time at Wes and see what […]

Office Hours: Christine Daniels Reflects on Two Years of Working Within the University’s COVID-19 Testing Program

April 25, 2022, by Halle Newman, Staff Writer . Leave a Comment

A month ago, folding tables, plexiglass screens, and testing vials filled Beckham Hall in Fayerweather. Before the University’s mandatory COVID-19 testing ended in March, health care staff administered 280,000 PCR tests to the University community. Much of this effort was thanks to Christine Daniels, who is Executive Assistant to the Senior Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer and Treasurer […]

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