Aubrey Hamilton

13 Articles

How the Health Care Overhaul Affects College Students

By Aubrey Hamilton , Staff Writer
Friday, April 9, 2010

While the recent health care bill will not have any effect on the majority of the population for several years, the legislation will directly affect students and the masses of post-grads entering today’s gloomy job market. Continue reading 

LaFarge Publishes Short Story in Harper’s

By Aubrey Hamilton, Staff Writers
Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Visiting English Professor and writer Paul LaFarge was recently published in Harper’s magazine. Continue reading 

Rodriguez Brings UN Human Development Report to Wes


By Aubrey Hamilton, Staff Writers
Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Speaking in front of hundreds of students last Friday, former Wesleyan Economics Professor Francisco Rodriguez returned to campus to present the 2009 UN Human Development Report. Continue reading 

Russian Professor Discusses Award-Winning Book

By Aubrey Hamilton, Staff Writer
Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Professor of Russian Priscilla Meyer’s was recently awarded the University of Southern California Book Prize in Literary and Cultural Studies by the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic for her recent book, How the Russians Read the French. The monograph, which is the culmination of a ten-year project, discusses the use of French literature and culture in defining the Russian writer. Continue reading 

Wesleyan Gov. Profs. Discuss Importance of Research

By Aubrey Hamilton, Staff Writer
Friday, November 20, 2009

Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) recently introduced an amendment that proposed to exclude the political sciences from receiving research funds from the National Science Foundation. Continue reading 

Prof. Foyle Runs for Glastonbury Board of Ed.

By Aubrey Hamilton, Staff Writer
Friday, October 16, 2009

Douglas Foyle, Associate Professor of Government, is currently running for Board of Education in Glastonbury, CT, where he lives. Continue reading 

Students Eager as Town Mayoral Candidates Come to Campus

By Aubrey Hamilton, Staff Writers
Tuesday, September 29, 2009

In recent weeks, mayoral candidate Dan Drew and Mayor Sebastian Giuliano have been doing their best to spread local electoral fervor throughout greater Middletown. Continue reading 

Middletown Mayoral Hopeful Dan Drew

By Aubrey Hamilton, Staff Writer
Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Dan Drew, the Democratic candidate for Middletown’s upcoming mayoral elections, has been involved in the city’s politics for the last five years. Continue reading 

SJBed for Alcohol Violation? “Chioces Teaches Safe Drinking

By Aubrey Hamilton, Contributing Writer
Friday, March 27, 2009

No student wants to spend additional hours in a lecture, even if the subject matter is alcohol and drinking. But if you go before the Student Judicial Board (SJB) for a drinking violation, you could find yourself receiving homework assignments in a classroom in the Davidson Health Center. Continue reading 

Amid Changes, Board Chair Sees Preservation of Wes Spirit

By Aubrey Hamilton, Contributing Writer
Friday, February 20, 2009

Though Jim Dresser graduated 45 years ago, he remains a strong presence within the University community. As the Chair of the Board of Trustees, Dresser ’63 works hard to ensure that the University is as successful as possible. Continue reading 

Prof. Grossman Bashes Bush over National Airwaves

By Aubrey Hamilton, Contributing Writer
Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Professor Richard Grossman, the Chair of the University’s Economics Department, recently spoke to three different NewsLink radio stations in Georgia, New York and Kentucky as part of the network’s series on the Bush presidency. For the series, stations devoted entire days to certain key issues, from national security to terrorism and the economy. Continue reading 

Univ. Best Buddies chosen to host Midnight Madness

By Aubrey Hamilton, Contributing Writer
Friday, November 7, 2008

The Wesleyan chapter of Best Buddies, an international organization that brings together University students and young adults with intellectual disabilities, has been chosen as one of three Connecticut schools to host its Midnight Madness Scavenger Hunt in 2009. Sacred Heart University and the University of Hartford were also selected. Continue reading 

Frosh learn and live together in the Butts

By Aubrey Hamilton, Contributing Writer
Friday, September 12, 2008

When Caroline Eisenmann ’12 first arrived at her room in the Butterfields, she was surprised to find out that her new hall mates would also be her classmates in her First Year Initiative (FYI) seminar, Personal Identity and Choice. Continue reading