Cardinal Cravings: A Wesleyan Food Bucket List

May 7, 2018, by Spencer Arnold, Food Editor. Leave a Comment

There’s a lot to accomplish here at Wesleyan. From your academic expectations to your extracurricular hopes and dreams, many of you will have a list of goals to get through before you kick the proverbial Wesleyan bucket. A bucket list, if you will. A lot of us want to be able to receive our diplomas with […]

Saucing with Spencer: Saying Goodbye to the Food Section

May 7, 2018, by Spencer Arnold, Food Editor. Leave a Comment

There comes a time in every person’s life when they have to give up on their dreams. At least, some of their dreams. We can’t all be astronauts, and we, unfortunately, can’t all be cowboys (cow-people, perhaps). And we certainly can’t all be the Food Editor for the nation’s oldest bi-weekly non-wartime college newspaper. That’s […]

Not Horsing Around: Lorenzoni ’20 Wins National Equestrian Competition

May 7, 2018, by Emmy Hughes, Features Editor. Leave a Comment

Located about a 15-minute drive from campus is Movado Farms, where a couple times a week a group of Wesleyan students heads to ride horses. This is Wesleyan’s equestrian team. Alessandro Lorenzoni ’20, a member of the team, recently competed in the national collegiate competition and won first place in his event. This is the […]

Ben Michael Looks Back on Two Decades at WESU

May 7, 2018, by Emmet Teran, Editor-in-Chief. Leave a Comment

WESU General Manager Ben Michael wears the nickname “townie” like a badge of honor. Michael has been involved with WESU since the summer of 1998, and in light of the station’s recent shortlisting for CTnow’s best college radio station poll, The Argus sat down with the mainstay GM. Michael talked about his history at Wes, […]

WesCeleb: Nila Ravi ’18

May 7, 2018, by Jane Herz, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

If you haven’t seen Nila Ravi ’18 walking her adorable dog, George, around campus, you’ve been missing out. Along with being a Government major and the president of the WSA, Nila has an outgoing personality that definitely has not been overlooked here at Wesleyan. The Argus sat down with her to discuss the lap dance […]

Waste Not? Want Not! Confessions of Two Failed Zero-Wasters

May 4, 2018, by Emmy Hughes, Sarah Mount, Features Editor and Contributing Writer. Leave a Comment

Earth Month was last month. As any self-respecting environmentalist knows, Earth Month is the time to really show the world some respect. This past month, the University’s sustainability community sponsored by the Zero Waste Challenge for students to try to produce as little waste as possible over the course of the week. We—Sarah Mount ’20 […]

CSS Sophomores, COL Juniors Tackle Comps Weeks

May 4, 2018, by Hannah Reale, Luke Goldstein, Features Editor and Assistant Features Editor. Leave a Comment

Sophomores in the College of Social Studies (CSS) are currently in the midst of their comprehensive examination period, managing the challenges and excitement of the week. The intensive sophomore year for CSS majors, built around three tutorials and a colloquium, culminates with this weeklong examination period, known as comps, which pushes students to reflect on […]

Serious Changes or Simple Cosmetics? ASHA Conducts Greek Life Workshops

May 4, 2018, by Noa Street-Sachs, Contributing Writer. Leave a Comment

As Delta Kappa Epsilon (DKE) begins the process of regaining its house on High Street and re-establishing its position within the Wesleyan community, questions about the fraternity’s role on campus are coming to the surface. The departure of the class of 2018, specifically, begs the question of whether or not a different era of Greek life […]

WesCeleb: Tekla Monson ’18

May 3, 2018, by Jane Herz, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

There are only 23 days left before the class of 2018 graduates, which leaves you with just enough time to get to know Tekla Monson ’18. She grew up in Alaska and is an extremely outgoing theater major. The Argus sat down with Tekla to talk about her involvement in Second Stage, the best advice for underclassmen, and […]

Argus Reporting in Times of War: WWI and WWII

April 30, 2018, by Emmy Hughes, Features Editor. Leave a Comment

During historical moments, global conflicts cause extreme and indelible impacts on even the most minute scales, which has certainly been true for the University community in times of war. Often, the rapid changes are encapsulated by the reporting of the era. A hunt through The Wesleyan Argus archives demonstrates some of the ways in which […]

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