The current lawsuit against the University, which was filed by a former Wesleyan student (“Jane Doe”) who was raped during a Halloween party at the Beta Theta Pi (Beta) fraternity house in 2010, charges the University with a violation of Title IX, a federal law that prohibits educational institutions that receive federal funding from discriminating on the basis of sex.
“If people had read that book and not loved Aura, it would’ve been such a nightmare. For me as a writer, imagine failing on that level—not having the reader love the person you love. That would be heartbreaking.”
A recent investigation into the past actions of members of the Wesleyan Student Assembly (WSA) has illuminated problems of oversight and transparency that are facilitated by unrestrictive language in the WSA Constitutional By-laws. These issues highlight a general lack of clarity and transparency in the Assembly’s dealings.
As Bissell puts it, “I am uninterested in whether games are better or worse than movies or novels or any other form of entertainment. More interesting to me is what games can do and how they make me feel while they are doing it.”
Associate Professor of English Stephanie Kuduk Weiner has been teaching English literature at the University for eight years. Besides her focus in 19th-century British literature and culture, Weiner specializes in Aesthetics, Art History, Poetry, and Poetics. She took time out of her busy schedule to chat with The Argus about 19th-century publishing, blind contour drawing, and putting together the University curriculum.
David Schorr, Professor of Art, has taught various courses in printmaking, drawing, typography, book design, graphic design, and calligraphy since 1971.
Despite its low profile, Wesleyan’s Central Power Plant packs quite a punch. We ventured into the depths of the underground facility to find out more.
So you’ve just moved into your room and you want to make sure your living quarters remain as comfortable as possible. You’ve heard all the horror stories about noisy halls, sexiling, and awful roommates, and you’re intent on not letting them happen to you.
Okay, so you’re not Jack Kerouac. But you’re also not from the leagues of whiny teenage MySpace bloggers.
The WesBikes program, a student-run initiative that rented out 25 bicycles to students last semester, was deferred funding last month by the WSA Campus Initiatives Fund (CIF) Committee by a 3-1 vote.
This article is the first in a series profiling the student forums being offered this semester. Student forums are classes proposed and taught by students with faculty support, covering topics and issues not addressed by in offered courses.
When asked about his home country of Uganda, Branco Sekalegga GLSP will draw your attention to the large number of aid organizations in the country—much-needed groups that help feed children in a place that has been torn apart by war, disease, and economic strife.
No one can deny that social media sites like Facebook have drastically transformed not just how we interact with one another socially, but also what it means to have an online identity.
Hi, I’m Alex Wilkinson, a sophomore, and the Op- Ed Editor of The Wesleyan Argus, and I want you, the diverse, talented, and passionate class of 2014, to help me lay the foundation for the first ever opinions section in Wesleyan history.
When most people think about Jazz, the famous pioneers of the bebop era usually come to mind: if not Thelonious Monk or Bill Evans, then certainly Miles Davis and John Coltrane.
When Steve Jobs revealed Apple’s latest product, the iPad, on Jan 27, no one was surprised.