“We on staff don’t think we can handle another semester like this again. We want to give everyone a chance to put up a theatrical performance, but we also want to be able to be there for shows in a way that we couldn’t this semester. Our budget issues, combined with the number of shows, meant that everyone had to make compromises,” said Whitehouse.
Sophie had also heard that henna works better in the sun, so I ignored the box’s warning that told me to stay out of the sunlight. After donning my gloves and pinning up my hair, we eagerly opened up the bottle and broke the seal.
Cara Tratner ’12 has recently been awarded the prestigious Watson Fellowship, and will now have the opportunity to travel to five different countries to study alternative education systems. Tratner is still in Crazy Thesis Mode, but she took some time out of her schedule to talk to The Argus about her passion for education, her excitement about the unknown future, and the funny coincidence surrounding her award.
Sometimes I’ll take a detour through Usdan simply to linger by the curving staircase in hope that a vendor will be hawking their wares. Most of these traveling stands sell jewelry, although a few peddle in clothes or CDs. There is only one, however, that sells all three in a fabulous assortment, yet still has a story more interesting than the eclectic array of products.
I’m forever having to rewind it and check that I have the correct time, and this constant action helps me to remember to slow down and try to not worry about the time too much. Because, after all, this moment only lasts now, and I have another one coming right after it. For this reason, I frequently wear it when it’s stopped (and also because I’m too lazy to rewind it).”
There are few countries in the world where you can see tropical palm trees swaying next to stoic pines; where people take their weekends on Friday and Saturday; where every street sign has three languages on it, each in a different alphabet; and where the world’s arguably oldest city is a 40 minute drive from one of the world’s newest cities.
Here in the United States, we have around 300 million people and 47,000 psychiatrists. In India, they have over 1.2 billion people, and 3,500 psychiatrists,’’ said Mental Illness and Neurological Disorders (MINDS) member Emily Trambert ’14.
Depending on your preferences, walking down to the basement of Exley Science Center for lab once a week can be either tedious or invigorating. Regardless, lab classes should not be taken lightly.
If you happen to be near Fayerweather on a Sunday, you might consider making a trip down to room 108.
“Noumenon is an intercollegiate literary magazine whose birth-story is not unlike that of the Norse God Odin, conceived from a cow’s furious licking upon the salty brim of the dismal, subterranean world of Ginnungagap.”
Out of the thousands of applicants and 180 official nominees his year, two University students—Davy Knittle ’11 and Solomon “Zully” Adler ’11—were awarded the Watson Fellowship. The program offers $25,000 every year to 40 graduating seniors from 40 participating institutions in order to carry out an independent study and travel project.
There are some who believe that leaders are born, not made, but Joseph Giaimo ’11 would argue otherwise. One of Giaimo’s goals in his student forum “CCIV420-02: Leadership, Mentoring, and Coaching” is to help his 14 fellow students start that journey to finding their inner leader.
What do Achilles, Ajax, and Wolverine all have in common? Can one read Sophocles’ tragedies, and see the same archetypes in Chris Claremont’s revival of the Uncanny X-Men series?
This Wednesday, WesFRESH and Housing and Hunger, formerly Habitat for Humanity, collaborated to organize Food for All, a fundraising and awareness event for End Hunger Connecticut.
The Wesleyan Media Project, co-directed by Assistant Professor of Government Erika Fowler, has received coverage more than 400 times from sources across the country – more media hits than Wesleyan typically gets in one year.
The overgrown and frequently vacant McCarthy Park was transformed into a haven for candy-hungry vampires, devils, and Little Bo Peeps this past Sunday.
On Saturday, Oct. 23, the College of the Environment (COE) was officially opened at the seventhannual “Where on Earth Are We Going” symposium held in Tischler Hall.
On a campus where “Wesleyan time” runs about fifteen behind being fashionably late, arriving half an hour before the start of an event is almost unimaginable.
Walking around Fountain Ave. on a Saturday night or walking up the steps of Olin Library on a weeknight, it would be hard for a passerby to miss the ubiquity of cigarettes on campus. But some faculty members are changing the way students think about lighting up.
The University has no shortage of brilliant and diverse thinkers, and a few more will join their ranks as the College of the Environment think tank kicks off this semester.
In an effort to reach out to the millions of Pakistanis devastated by unprecedented flooding co-founders of the Pakistani Students’ Alliance (PSA) Ali Chaudhry ’12 and Zuleikha Hester ’11 are spearheading campus efforts to raise money for the relief.