WesCelebs: Emma Austin ’19 and Quinn O’Leary ’19

October 4, 2018, by Spencer Arnold, Assistant Features Editor. Leave a Comment

The Features section has broken norms in order to bring together one of the senior class’s most dynamic duos: Emma Austin ’19 and Quinn O’Leary ’19. The Argus sat down with them at home to talk about senior year, somersaults in the stacks, and dropping it like it’s hot. The Argus: As you know, the typical WesCeleb is […]

Café Catastrophe: Where Has the Oat Milk Gone?

October 4, 2018, by Steph Dukich, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

There is nothing more embarrassing than telling Espwesso customers every day that there is at least one thing on the menu that ran out. Whether it be chocolate, vanilla flavor, or chai, our café is always experiencing some kind of a shortage. With regards to our lack of oat milk in the beginning of the […]

Professors Sultan, Yohe, and Siry Receive Excellence in Research Prize

October 4, 2018, by Steph Dukich, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

Sept. 4 was a day of academic achievement at the University, as three professors in different departments each received the Wesleyan Prize for Excellence in Research. The three honorable recipients were Professor of Biology Sonia Sultan, Professor of Economics and Environmental Studies Gary Yohe, and Professor of Art History Joseph Siry. While each of the […]

Undergrads Take Advantage of Ample Research Opportunities

October 1, 2018, by Hannah Docter-Loeb, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

The University frequently boasts of its countless undergraduate research opportunities, both in the sciences and other disciplines. Without a large graduate student population (unlike many larger research institutions), professors turn to undergraduate students to help them in their labs. Kati Young ’19 describes the University’s research opportunities as a sort of “Goldilocks” opportunity. “We have enough […]

Middletown Diaries: Murder on Church Street

October 1, 2018, by Sasha Linden-Cohen, Assistant Features Editor. Leave a Comment

This set of stories was curated by Sasha Linden-Cohen. Based on the New York Times’ “Metropolitan Diaries,” the Middletown Diaries will include awkward, funny, novel, or sweet anecdotes, stories, or memories that happen at Wesleyan and in Middletown. To submit to the Middletown Diaries, please email srcohen@wesleyan.edu.   Dear Diary, Walking to the gym, I […]

CAPS Upheaval Sends Students Into Disarray

October 1, 2018, by Brooke Kushwaha, Features Editor. Leave a Comment

After the University’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) announced key staff departures in an email on Sept. 4, students returning to campus, who expected a smooth transition into counseling and prescription services, experienced an upheaval. With the departure of the University’s Advance Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Katie Scheinberg, several students found particular trouble refilling their […]

Wesleyan’s Open Hillel Secretly Monitored by Pro-Israel Organization

October 1, 2018, by Sam Prescott, Editor-in-Chief. 1 Comment

In September of 2016, the second-ever Open Hillel student organizing workshop took place at Wesleyan. It has now come to light, according to a report by Josh Nathan-Kazis ’07 of The Forward, that the workshop’s participants were being secretly monitored by the Israel on Campus Coalition (ICC), a major national pro-Israel organization. Open Hillel, which predominantly […]

TV Dinner: New Technology and Other Changes to On-Campus Dining

September 27, 2018, by Alex Tripp, Contributing Writer. Leave a Comment

Eating in the Usdan Marketplace is, for many, an out-of-body experience. It begins at the moment that students ascend the stairwell. Like St. Peter at the pearly gates, the cashiers swipe the faithful through onto their next journey. From there, students are peristaltically pushed through the open doors into a world divorced from traditional beliefs […]

Project No Red Zone: WSA Convenes Greek Organizations to Talk About Sexual Assault Prevention

September 27, 2018, by Nika Woodfill, Contributing Writer . Leave a Comment

The Wesleyan Student Assembly’s (WSA) Project No Red Zone initiative led a presentation about sexual assault and bystander intervention practices on the evening of Thursday, Sept. 20. Members from Wesleyan’s Greek organizations convened in Tishler Lecture Hall in Exley to hear the talk and participate in a brief bystander intervention training.   Launched last year, […]

WesCeleb: Ray Achan ’19

September 27, 2018, by Emma Smith, Will Slater, Contributing Writers. Leave a Comment

For Ray Achan ’19, the best things in life pretty much rank as follows: mozzarella sticks, Arthur Miller’s “Death of a Salesman,” and the Wesleyan Theater Department. In that particular order. In his years at Wesleyan, Ray has become an influential artistic voice on campus, using theater to understand what the absurd or strange can […]

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