Studying in Paris may not be as much of a culture shock as say, Amman or Beijing. Yet, despite being in another relatively affluent and culturally “Western” city, gaps in political understanding are not easily bridged.
The ’90s were the golden years for dopey high school movies like “She’s All That,” “Can’t Hardly Wait,” and “Bring It On” always featuring predictable plotlines of a jock and nerd overcoming the odds and falling in love.
Wesleyan is having a web show renaissance of sorts this year—two student-produced shows have aired, and another is in the works.
The Israeli Film Festival is underway every Thursday at 8 p.m. from Jan 28 to March 4 at the Goldsmith Family Cinema.
“Gossip Girl” has been lambasted for its depiction of vapid socialites-in-training who in between the usual teenage woes—boys and grades—blithely commit mischief and social manipulation in a drug and alcohol fueled frenzy. But as a teenager myself (you can’t take my acceptance back, Wesleyan), I consumed the “Gossip Girl” book series like Nate Archibald consumed pot: greedily and enthusiastically.
Senior Mark Procter graduates in two weeks and Wesleyan is losing its greatest fire-spinning copy editor.
You probably know Ashik Siddique ’10 as “Sheek”—his Wesleying alter-ego—but between drug-testing Middletown residents and receiving cooking lessons from Fire Safety, Ashik –the offline version— has plenty of funny stories to share.
History Department Chair William Pinch specializes in Indian history, from the Mughals to British imperialism. He sat down with The Argus to discuss some of his favorite books, Bollywood films, and his resemblance to Jeff Bridges.
Upon graduating from Wesleyan, Susan Stone ‘81 decided to pursue acting in New York City, like many other ambitious young performers. When acting didn’t work out, however, Stone returned to her original passion: sports.
“SCANDALOUS AFFAIR. See how submissively the white slaves of New England cringe, even upon their own soil, to southern upstarts. This is insufferable.”
The Center for Humanities (CHUM) celebrated its anniversary on Oct. 9th, marking 50 years that it has quietly been bringing luminaries to campus and sponsoring academic research in the humanities.
Seated under the posters of past productions, the Second Stage staff gather in the ’92 Theater green room every Monday to plan the semester’s schedule of student-run productions.
Welcome to Middletown! It may not be New York City, but there’s plenty to do in your new hometown.
Em House ’09 is a graduating Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies (FGSS) major. She recently sat down with the Argus to talk about the Vagina Monologues, which she both acted in and directed, and whether the play is as “liberating” for women as its proponents say.
The morning after the fire in Hall-Atwater Laboratory, professors, graduate students and University staff scrambled to transport samples to functional freezers in other labs.
This past Monday, the University announced in a campus-wide e-mail that it has expanded its smoking policy to forbid smoking within 25 feet of all University buildings.
WesWings Owners Plan to Offer Restaurant Favorites with Eco-Friendly Food Truck
In 1970, Robert King was convicted of a crime he did not commit. He would spend the next 35 years in prison.
When a prospective student from Toronto left an earring at Neon Deli, owner Fran Galle called admissions and was able to track the student down and return the missing jewelry to her.
The Wesleyan Anonymous Confession Board, or “ACB,” as it is referred to with both fondness and repulsion, serves as the Id for the Wesleyan campus – an anonymous online site where students can ignore their homework, vent sexual frustration, anxieties, pet peeves, or post random memes.
Local favorite O’Rourke’s Diner will soon be featured on Food Network’s nationally televised program, “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.” The television crew filmed Oct. 8 and 11 for an episode that will air in three to six months.