Dynamic Duos: Going Steady

February 15, 2019, by Features Team, Features Team. Leave a Comment

Campbell Silverstein ’19 and Paul McLaren ’21 The Argus: What’s the story of your relationship? When did you all meet? Paul McLaren: Well, we met at The Ankh…right? Campbell Silverstein: Funny story, I don’t think I’ve told you this. The first time I ever saw you was in Admissions because I worked in Admissions and was […]

Dynamic Duos: Just Friends

February 15, 2019, by Features Team, Features Team. Leave a Comment

Jordan White ’19 and Clare Zad ’19 The Argus: So, you guys knew each other before coming here. Tell me your how-we-met! [Clare screams and they laugh]. Jordan White: We met at summer camp. Clare Zad: We were eight years old. JC: Both of our moms went to the same camp, too, but not at the […]

University Submits Concerns Regarding DOE Proposed Regulations to Title IX

February 15, 2019, by Hannah Reale, News Editor. 1 Comment

The Department of Education (DOE) proposed new regulations on Nov. 29, 2018, that could change the way that Title IX procedures at universities are conducted. A period for public comments closed on Jan. 30 but is being reopened for one day—Friday, Feb. 15—to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to comment if they encountered technical […]

“ALMOST FAMOUS”: Alexandre Daillance ’19 Talks NASASEASONS Growth and Kanye West-Approved Hats

February 15, 2019, by Jane Herz, Stella Ginsberg, Staff Writer and Contributing Writer. Leave a Comment

“When I was a freshman at Wesleyan in November, Rihanna bought one of my hats,” Alexandre Daillance ’19 casually drops into conversation. Daillance—also known by his Instagram handle, @millinsky—has 93.2 thousand followers on the app, and at 22 years old, he has already secured a spot on Forbes’ 2019 Art & Style 30 Under 30 list. He’s also […]

Great Date Spots: Where to Go This Valentine’s Day Weekend

February 14, 2019, by Spencer Arnold, Jane Herz, Features Editor, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

If you think creatively enough, there are many ways to find love around campus. From the infamous Fountain Avenue to the numerous Main Street date spots, there are plenty of places to get to know your kind-of-maybe-friends-with-benefits-hookup. Lucky for you, we narrowed it down to the best of the best (kind of). 1. Middletown Roller Skating Rink (rolling in […]

Middletown Diaries: Adventures in Squirrel Rescue

February 11, 2019, by Features Team, Features Team. Leave a Comment

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, This past Wednesday, as I sat eating a banana in preparation for a long afternoon of […]

Luna Mac-Williams Talks Selling Jewelry at Home and on Campus

February 11, 2019, by Stella Ginsberg, Contributing Writer. Leave a Comment

Although she’s currently in two Second Stage shows, wrote a play that got put up professionally, and is on Second Shades Staff, this article is not about Luna Mac-Williams’ theater prowess. Mac-Williams ’22 also has a knack for creating colorful jewelry and Mexican-inspired embroidery. While it began as a hobby, Mac-Williams’ jewelry making and embroidery have quickly […]

Professor’s Bookshelf: Logan Dancey

February 11, 2019, by Kaye Dyja, Features Editor. Leave a Comment

As the University’s in-house congressional scholar, Assistant Professor of Government Logan Dancey teaches and researches topics concerning U.S. Congress, campaigns and elections, as well as public opinion. Currently teaching “Congressional Reform” and “Congressional Policy Making,” Dancey is an esteemed member of the Government Department. The Argus sat down with him to talk about what books […]

Cold Sesame Noodles: Searching for a New York Dish in Middletown

February 11, 2019, by Sasha Linden-Cohen, Features Editor. Leave a Comment

It has recently come to my attention that Cold Sesame Noodle ™ are not, in fact, a staple of take-out Chinese restaurants everywhere. All of them have beef and broccoli. Orange chicken is a consistent option. Lo Mein? Why, of course! But I swear to you, there is not a single Chinese restaurant in the […]

What’s up With the Wesleyan University Press?

February 7, 2019, by Hannah Docter-Loeb, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

The idea of a university press may conjure up images of workers huddled over printers, hands covered in ink, copying page after page of whatever they are tasked with printing. “It’s something people have a real misconception about, publishing,” Stephanie Elliot Prietto, Publicist and Web Manager at the Wesleyan University Press, explained. “They seem to […]

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