University Financial Aid Website Aquires MyinTuition

April 24, 2017, by Camille De Beus, News Editor. Leave a Comment

In an effort to make the financial aid process at the University more transparent and accessible, MyinTuition, a new tool to estimate tuition, was introduced on the financial aid website on April 19. Director of Financial Aid Robert Coughlin described MyinTuition as a quick method for prospective students and their families to determine how much […]

Former NYT Supreme Court Reporter Linda Greenhouse Critiques “Balanced Journalism” in Hugo Black Lecture

April 24, 2017, by Aaron Stagoff-Belfort, News Editor . Leave a Comment

Linda Greenhouse was probably writing about the Supreme Court of the United States before you were born. She covered twenty-nine sessions of the Court for the New York Times from 1978 to 2007, a run of incredible longevity where she wrote on issues ranging from abortion rights to torture. Greenhouse arrived in Washington in the […]

Threatening Posters Alarm Students & Administration

April 24, 2017, by Jenny Davis, Camille De Beus, Executive Editor and News Editor. 1 Comment

A series of hateful posters appeared on campus and in the surrounding area on Monday morning. The signs, which include anti-immigrant, racist, and anti-Semitic rhetoric, were reported on various social media platforms by alarmed students and have elicited a response from the University administration, as well as from the Middletown Police Department. On Monday evening, Vice President […]

The Ankh Launches New Online Platform

April 24, 2017, by William Halliday, Photo Editor. Leave a Comment

On April 18, the Ankh announced the launch of their new online platform, the-ankh.org. Since 1985, the Ankh has biannually published material created by and for students, faculty, and staff of color at Wesleyan. The website includes pages that showcase art, poetry, video, and music by students of color. It also has a digital copy […]

Students, Alumna, & Faculty Honored in Annual Edgar Beckham Awards

April 24, 2017, by Erin Hussey, Assistant News Editor. Leave a Comment

Seven students, an alumna, and a special faculty member were honored on Sunday for their championing of diversity and social justice as part of the sixth annual Edgar Beckham Awards. “The Edgar Beckham Awards celebrate the legacy of the first Black Dean of College at Wesleyan, Edgar F. Beckham, by recognizing those from the Wesleyan […]

Cinder + Salt Hosts Green Drinks With Matt Lesser

April 24, 2017, by Emmy Hughes, Erin Hussey, Assistant News Editors. Leave a Comment

In collaboration with the Rockfall Foundation, local boutique Cinder + Salt hosted an environmentally based forum with State Representative Matt Lesser on April 20. The event, entitled “Green Drinks with Matt Lesser,” was part of a larger series of similar events hosted by the Rockfall Foundation that happen each month. “Green Drinks is an eco-friendly […]

Wesleyan Refugee Project to Host Noted Photographer of Refugees: Angie Smith

April 20, 2017, by Emmy Hughes, Assistant News Editor. Leave a Comment

On Friday, April 21, the Wesleyan Refugee Project (WRP) will host a talk and photography exhibit on refugee resettlement in Connecticut. The event will feature three speakers: photographers Angie Smith and Maher Mahmood, as well as Mahmood’s brother Mahmood. It will focus on Smith’s photo series, titled “Stronger Shines the Light Inside,” and refugee resettlement in the […]

It’s the Climate, Stupid! Professor Brian Stewart to Host Annual Earth Week Rant

April 20, 2017, by William Halliday, Photo Editor. Leave a Comment

Professor of Environmental Studies and Physics Brian Stewart is holding two “Earth Week Rants” in recognition of Earth Day on April 22. This year will be the tenth anniversary of his rants, which inform Wesleyan students and community members about climate change and challenge them to think about ways in which they can counteract it. The theme of […]

Planned Parenthood Generation Actions Hosts Film Series on Reproductive Justice

April 20, 2017, by Erin Hussey, Assistant News Editor. Leave a Comment

On April 17 and 19, the University’s chapter of Planned Parenthood Generation Action hosted a two-night film series entitled “Reproductive Justice at Home and Abroad.” The organization, which is new to campus this term, was founded by Rachele Merliss ’19 and Celeste Smith ’19 in hopes of unifying students belonging to different clubs at the University […]

Students and Faculty of the College of Film and Moving Image Clash Over Department’s Direction

April 20, 2017, by Aaron Stagoff-Belfort, Camille De Beus, News Editors. Leave a Comment

It was all good just a week ago, if one were to ask the students and faculty of Wesleyan’s Film Department. In 2013, the University’s auspicious Film Studies program graduated to “College” status. The College of Film and Moving Image was formed by President Michael Roth, Professor of Film Studies and Curator of the Cinema Archives Jeanine […]

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