Jump Around: HIIT (Not) the Gym with WesBam

February 8, 2018, by Jane Herz, Staff Writer. 1 Comment

Do you suffer from Gymtimidation? You know, that feeling when you’re working out on the Stairmaster, doing your thing, but then you see the entire football team working out behind you and you suddenly have the urge to run back to your car? Or what about when you’re just trying to get some laps in […]

A History of Wescam: “Wescam is Coming Soon, Are You?”

February 8, 2018, by Claudia Stagoff-Belfort, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

For many Wesleyan students, distracting oneself from a tedious final project usually involves copious amounts of Netflix binge-watching or unnecessary stops to “refuel” at Weshop. But when Jesse Vincent ’98 was a Wesleyan student, he procrastinated by creating a Wesleyan-specific match-making website that would receive a New York Times write-up and eventually become one of […]

Wes Docs Series Part 2: The Political Activism of Kofi Taha ’92

February 8, 2018, by Luke Goldstein, Assistant Features Editor. Leave a Comment

On June 6, 1990, Nick Haddad, member of the class of 1992, the chief perpetrator in the firebombing of President William Chace’s office, would be shot and killed by two drug dealers employed by Haddad as part of a drug ring that he organized. The murder came four days after the University’s Board of Trustees […]

New Generation at Red Feather Flocks Toward the Future

February 8, 2018, by Hannah Reale, Features Editor. Leave a Comment

Red Feather Studios may be one of Wesleyan’s best-kept secrets. Tucked away under the stairs of the University Organizing Center (at 190 High Street), the studio has bands, rappers, and podcasters alike recording in it throughout the year, performing for trained student engineers. The tracks are then mixed and mastered by an engineer, the artist, or […]

Puttanesca: A Pasta Sauce to Bring You Home

February 6, 2018, by Théo Storella, Contributing Writer. Leave a Comment

Puttanesca is easy to make, and all of its ingredients can be found at Weshop. It’s a fantastic dish for when you want to put neither time nor effort into your cooking but still want a filling and delicious result. Puttanesca is packed with flavorful and aromatic ingredients, so for those of you worried about […]

WesCeleb: Peter Dunphy ’18

February 6, 2018, by Claudia Stagoff-Belfort, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

The Argus was fortunate enough to sit down with Peter Dunphy ’18 before he had to run to his very first Taiko drumming class. Sporting a mean groufit, Dunphy discussed with equal fervor his passion for politics and personal involvement with the Kardashian dynasty, all the while revealing a little about what a day on […]

Into the Stacks: Senior Theses Stand the Test of Time

February 6, 2018, by Emmy Hughes, Features Editor. Leave a Comment

The process of writing an honors thesis is a long, arduous, and stressful one, but the culmination of the work—often in a bound hard-copy black book, with gold trim and professional-looking double-spaced pages—is, for many, worth the months of effort. This semester, seniors who are writing honors theses will see their efforts come to fruition […]

Koeppel Fellow Daley Reflects on Past and Future of Journalism

February 6, 2018, by Sasha Cohen, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

When he graduated from college and entered the workforce, Koeppel Journalism Fellow David Daley had a clear idea of what being a writer would entail. He was attracted to the idea that, as a journalist, he could make a tangible impact on politics, that his voice could matter. But as he gained success writing for publications […]

Saucing with Spencer: Dorm-Friendly Grilled Cheese

February 6, 2018, by Spencer Arnold, Food Editor. Leave a Comment

Good grilled cheese can be an absolute lifesaver. Whether it’s late at night and you’re feeling snacky, or on a weekend afternoon when the weather outside is not conducive to long walks for food.   This is a list of some of my favorite grilled cheese combos for those late nights or lazy afternoons. All […]

Fellow Barbara Adams Talks Design, IDEAS Minor, and Interdisciplinarity

February 2, 2018, by Hannah Reale, Features Editor. 2 Comments

Andrew W. Mellon Fellow Barbara Adams, the post-doctorate brought to the University for design, is not a designer. Instead, her master’s degree in sociology informed her dissertation, which examined the intersection of design and sociology. “I did research with artists who do social practice work, so artists who think of themselves both as artistic researchers […]

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