SACE Begins First Full Year on Campus, Focused on Outreach and Advocacy

September 13, 2018, by William Halliday, News Editor. Leave a Comment

Heading into its first full year on campus, the Office of Survivor Advocacy and Community Education (SACE) is looking to increase student awareness of the services it provides and continue advocating for survivors of sexual assault and other forms of interpersonal violence. SACE is staffed by Director Johanna DeBari, who started in her role last […]

Three Authors, One Book: RJ Julia Hosts Writer Trio to Discuss New Novel, “The Glass Ocean”

September 13, 2018, by Sasha Linden-Cohen, Assistant News Editor. Leave a Comment

On Wednesday, Sept. 12, Beatriz Williams, Lauren Willig and Karen White visited Wesleyan’s RJ Julia Bookstore to give a talk about their new novel, “The Glass Ocean.” Middletown was the 13th stop on their two-week book tour, which began in Georgia and will end in Rhode Island. Released on Sept. 4, the book is the […]

Writing Center Offers Master Class With Playwright and Novelist James Magruder

September 13, 2018, by Jocelyn Maeyama, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

Broadway playwright and fiction novelist James Magruder will teach a free three-session master class at the Shapiro Creative Writing Center this fall. Applications are open to students from all grade levels, and participants must be able to attend all three sessions on Monday, Sept. 17, Monday, Oct. 15, and Monday, Nov. 12. Magruder is currently […]

CAPS Left Understaffed After Departures of Miceli, Jones, and Scheinberg

September 10, 2018, by Noa Street-Sachs, Assistant News Editor. Leave a Comment

The University’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) program has seen the departure of three staff members in the past several weeks. Director of CAPS Dr. Jennifer D’Andrea updated the community about these changes in an all-campus email on September 4th. “We’ve worked hard to quickly fill these openings so that we have new staff in place […]

Title IX Event Educates Students on Reporting Process

September 10, 2018, by Jocelyn Maeyama, Contributing Writer. Leave a Comment

Wesleyan Student Assembly (WSA) President Emma Austin ’19 and the Office of Survivor Advocacy and Community Education (SACE) Intern Rachele Merliss ’19 delivered a Title IX training session on Wednesday, Sept. 5. The event covered the history of Wesleyan’s Title IX cases and the University’s sexual assault investigation and adjudication processes, which were updated in […]

Linda Sarsour Fills Judd Hall in Conversation about Identitiy and Activism

September 10, 2018, by William Halliday, News Editor. Leave a Comment

Last Friday evening, activist Linda Sarsour spoke to a packed room in Judd Hall about her work and answered questions from audience members. The event, titled “An Evening with Linda Sarsour,” was hosted by the Wesleyan Muslim Student Association (MSA) and co-sponsored by a number of other campus groups and academic departments. Sarsour, a Palestinian […]

President’s Office Promotes Two New Senior Vice Presidents, Hires New Chief of Staff

September 10, 2018, by Claire Isenegger, Contributing Writer. Leave a Comment

In President Roth’s annual ‘A New Academic Year’ email sent out last Tuesday, he announced three changes to Wesleyan’s administration. Andy Tanaka ’00 and Key Nuttall will be starting new roles as Senior Vice Presidents, and David Chearo will be starting as President Roth’s Chief of Staff. As one of the new Senior Vice Presidents, Tanaka […]

Ride or Die: Spin Ends Bike-Share Programs Across the Country

September 6, 2018, by Sasha Linden-Cohen, Assistant News Editor . Leave a Comment

When students arrived on campus last week, they may have noticed something missing. The fleet of one hundred electric orange bikes that had been littered across campus from April to July of 2018 have been removed after Spin, the bike-share company partnered with the Office of Sustainability to bring rentable bikes to the University, decided […]

Science Hall Relocates to Lawn Avenue with 11 Residents

September 6, 2018, by Jocelyn Maeyama, Contributing Writer . Leave a Comment

Science Hall, formerly located on the second floor of Hewitt 8, has moved to 45 Lawn Avenue and been renamed “Science House.” The University relocated the program house to Lawn following the death of its former resident, Professor of English and American Studies Kit Reed. The University acquired the house in 2017 and, in conversation […]

Senior House on Pine Targeted in Back-to-School Break-In

September 6, 2018, by William Halliday, News Editor. Leave a Comment

On the night of Saturday, Sept. 1, a senior house located on Pine Street was broken into. Director of Public Safety Scott Rohde notified students of the incident Sunday morning via campus-wide email. The email reported that the thief or thieves entered the house between 10:00 p.m. Saturday night and 1:30 a.m. Sunday morning through […]

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