Students were evacuated from Olin Memorial Library this Sunday. Nov. 10 due to electrical damage in the stacks on the second floor of the building. The fire alarm sounded in Olin at approximately 7:30 p.m.
Students were evacuated from Olin Memorial Library (Olin) on Sunday evening, Nov. 10, due to electrical damage in the stacks on the second floor of the building. The fire alarm was set off in Olin at approximately 7:30 p.m.
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.
On Sunday, April 7 at 2:44 a.m., the Office of Public Safety (PSafe) received a call from a female student who reported being physically assaulted at the Beta Theta Pi (Beta) Fraternity house. The assailant had reportedly also attempted to sexually assault the student, but she was able to resist and escape.
Winter storm “Nemo” brought a deluge of snow to the Northeast on Friday, Feb. 8 and into the morning of Saturday, Feb. 9. President Barack Obama declared a state of emergency in Connecticut, an action that provides the state with federal funds and allows Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to supply resources to the state.
The Student Budget Committee (SBC) allocated $80,000 to the Spring Fling Committee this year, the largest sum the Committee has received in at least the past five years, according to Director of Student Activities and Leadership Development Elisa Cardona.
On Tuesday, Sept. 25, Information Technology Services (ITS) suspended the WesMesh wireless network on Fountain Avenue after an unsuccessful trial of the new wireless network. Students in these houses will now use the AT&T provided U-verse Internet service (also known as the Woodframe network), which had previously provided service to all woodframe houses.
Since September, the Wesleyan Student Assembly (WSA) endowment has decreased by 7.71 percent. In the 2011 calendar year, the endowment decreased by a more modest third of a percent.
Twenty nine percent of Wesleyan seniors graduated with degrees in more than one major in 2011, a nine percent increase from 10 years ago, according to Assistant Director of Institutional Research Rommel Guadalupe.
On Tuesday, 9,541 Middletown residents and Wesleyan students flocked to polling places to vote in the municipal elections and elected Democrat Dan Drew the new mayor by a margin of approximately 640 votes over incumbent Republican Sebastian Giuliano.
Wes PreGame, a new student-run webcast created by Lionel Nyange ’12 and Michael Yoshida ’13, highlights achievements of student athletes on and off the field.
Wesleyan is now home to a chapter of College Greens, a growing nation-wide student organization devoted to the advancement of the Green Party and its ideals.
Although Wesleyan Student Assembly (WSA) members rarely use the building at 190 High Street, since 2008 the sign out front has read “WSA.”
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation recently donated $2 million to the University’s Center for the Humanities (CHUM).
Andersen Track is scheduled to be replaced over the summer and be completed in time for the next academic year. The decision to renovate the track, which opened in 1990, was made over seven years ago.
Thanks to generous donations from University parents and alumni, the University raised a record-breaking $37.74 million in 2011, an increase of $3.62 million from the $34.12 million raised in 2010.
Students, faculty, staff and alumni can now help protect their laptops from theft at no cost thanks to the collaborative efforts of Information Technology Services (ITS) and Public Safety (PSafe). FrontDoorSoftware, initially brought to campus by Director of PSafe Dave Meyer, is a system that allows victims of laptop theft to track their laptops on Google Maps.