Last Friday, Inner Mongolia’s AnDa Union played a vigorous fusion of songs from various steppe traditions for a full house at Crowell Concert Hall. They succeeded in tearing the roof off the building.
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.
We were too young to understand—maybe that’s why the tenth anniversary meant so little to us.
In September 2010, The Argus commissioned me to interview the students living in my renowned freshman-year dorm room in Nicholson Five.
Woe upon you who doesn’t read Wesleying—campus life has been passing you by.
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.
Over the weekend, nearly 70 student singers, dancers, musicians, and choreographers worked together to turn WestCo Café into a dark and noisy burlesque club. Though there were five separate performances and tickets cost $4.00, the show quickly sold out, and all proceeds went to Planned Parenthood.
On Oct. 5, The Argus reported that Crusin’ Café—a husband-and-wife-operated food cart—had joined Mamoun’s as another non-Late Night nocturnal campus food option. Now that spring is upon us, a third competitor has arrived on the scene.
What is fracking?
Last weekend, 35 Wesleyan students joined 10,000 young activists from universities around the country for the third semiannual Power Shift environmental conference in Washington D.C.
Is sailing more like football or chess? According to members of the University’s sailing team, it’s somewhere in-between.
Clad in white wading boots, chlorine-sterilized gloves, and a disposable hairnet, Mark Gillman, 41, stands among his many wheels of cheese, which fill the closely packed shelves that surround him and extend into the distance.
Most people know Michael Cunningham as the man that wrote “The Hours.” You know, the novel behind that movie where Nicole Kidman donned an ugly fake nose to look like Virginia Woolf?
“What if JFK had said, ‘Let’s build a rocket to the moon,’ and right away it had worked?” asked Jennifer Alexander ’88.
Last year, the Office of Residential Life initiated the Copenhagen (Danish: København), a new housing program for sophomores.
International students—and perhaps all students—should stay clear of Neon Deli, according to Alice Hadler, the University’s Associate Dean for International Student Affairs.
Last Friday at 5:30 p.m., Public Safety (PSafe) and the Middletown Police Department responded to a phone call from Neon Deli proprietor Fran Galle regarding an altercation between himself and Henry-Louis de Kergorlay ’14.
Salads and Sociology, personal anecdotes during the main dish, and then some Dante over dessert are now possible conversation starters during lunch with the people who hold the key to your academic success.
You have probably never eaten at Chique Chaque. Unless you are a member of Psi Upsilon, one of the few fraternities on campus, you may not have even heard of it
Watch out Mamoun’s, a new food cart is cruising onto campus this semester.
From the beginning, I knew that my freshman dorm room in Nicholson 5 was an extraordinary dwelling of historical significance and unprecedented quality and vigor.
Speed dating is not just for desperate 30-somethings anymore. Last Saturday evening, over 25 students, most of whom were women, gathered at the 200 Church Street residence hall for an exercise in speedy romance.
rofessor of Government Anne Peters specializes in comparative politics, state formation, foreign aid, and Middle East politics. She sat down with The Argus to discuss the books in her office, the Azbakia Market, the joys of Arabic, and the Queen of Pop.
A new trend has swept campus: urinating in bottles. The most common culprits are freshmen males.
Professor of History and College of Social Studies Tutor Richard Elphick specializes in South African history and the history of Christianity.
Students are talking about harlots, rakes and libertines a little bit more than usual this semester, thanks to two Enlightenment era literature courses.
Two University cooks travelled to Roger Williams University in Bristol, R.I. this January to compete in the first annual Bon Appétit Chopped Competition.