Jess Zalph

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Mirror Mirror: Senior Reflects, Reflecting Seniority

by Jess Zalph, Editor-in-Chief. Comments Off on Mirror Mirror: Senior Reflects, Reflecting Seniority

Disenchanted with Disenfranchisement

by Jess Zalph, Editor-in-Chief. Comments Off on Disenchanted with Disenfranchisement

Brief Argus Response to SBC’s Letter

by Courtney Laermer, Jess Zalph, Editors-in-Chief. Comments Off on Brief Argus Response to SBC’s Letter

Editorial: We Need To Protect Publication Finances From WSA Politics

by Courtney Laermer, Jess Zalph, Editors-in-Chief . 12 Comments

But Who am I to Decide?: Debunking the Value of Free Choice

by Jess Zalph, Editor-in-Chief. Comments Off on But Who am I to Decide?: Debunking the Value of Free Choice

No Justice, No Peace: Remembering Scalia, in Life and in Death

by Jess Zalph, Editor-in-Chief. 6 Comments

BREAKING: Music House to Replace Eclectic at 200 High Street Next Semester

by Courtney Laermer, Jess Zalph, Erica DeMichiel, Editors-in-Chief, News Editor. 1 Comment

Salad Days No Longer: Vegan Station Chef Zinowski Provides Soulful Fare

by Jess Zalph, Features Editor. 1 Comment

Stephanie Zinowski, of apple crisp fame, has thrown her soul into the growth of Wesleyan’s vegan progam.

Green Fund Backs Sustainability

by Jess Zalph, Features Editor. Comments Off on Green Fund Backs Sustainability

The Green Fund wants to make students’ environmental dreams—both large and small—come true.

Recipe: Back to Our Roots with Curry

by Jess Zalph, Features Editor. 1 Comment

Feeling introspective and also have too many potatoes? Go back to your roots with this recipe for Massaman Curry.

Fall’s New Courses, from “Seinfeld” to Sea Creatures

by Jess Zalph, Features Editor. Comments Off on Fall’s New Courses, from “Seinfeld” to Sea Creatures

This semester features a variety of new courses across all disciplines from passionate professors.

Full Stop: On Punctuating Life’s Pathways

by Jess Zalph, Opinion Editor. Comments Off on Full Stop: On Punctuating Life’s Pathways

Annihilating Apathy: On Empathy for Animals

by Jess Zalph, Opinion Editor. 3 Comments

No Offense: On Moving to More Productive Terminology

by Jess Zalph, Opinion Editor. Comments Off on No Offense: On Moving to More Productive Terminology

Unchart(er)ed Territory: Reassessing Assessment

by Jess Zalph, Opinion Editor. 1 Comment

Unchart(er)ed Territory: On Discipline

by Jess Zalph, Opinion Editor. 1 Comment

Jess Zalph ’16 relays her experiences teaching and observing in an urban charter school, focusing on its discipline system in part one of a two part piece.

The Point of Contention: The Importance of Protesting

by Jess Zalph, Opinion Editor. Comments Off on The Point of Contention: The Importance of Protesting

Professor’s Bookshelf: Victoria Pitts-Taylor

by Jess Zalph, Features Editor. Comments Off on Professor’s Bookshelf: Victoria Pitts-Taylor

Victoria Pitts-Taylor, new chair of the FGSS program, discusses the power of books, the role of FGSS on campus, and the possibility that she is Harry Potter.

Book Review: “Sum” Delivers an Existential Crisis, Theories on the Afterlife, and a Dose of Intrigue

by Jess Zalph, Features Editor. Comments Off on Book Review: “Sum” Delivers an Existential Crisis, Theories on the Afterlife, and a Dose of Intrigue

“Sum” by David Eagleman opens a window on life after death.

WesCeleb: Elizabeth Litvitskiy

by Jess Zalph, Features Editor. Comments Off on WesCeleb: Elizabeth Litvitskiy

Elizabeth Livitskiy talks chipmunks and Chips Ahoy.

Book Review: Unlearning Liberty

by Jess Zalph, Features Editor. Comments Off on Book Review: Unlearning Liberty

Unlearning Liberty, by Greg Lukianoff, provides a startling perspective on the erosion of student rights across college campuses.

Make You Sweat: A Guide to Exercise on Campus

by Jess Zalph, Rebecca Brill, Features Editors. 2 Comments

A roadmap to getting fit on campus, if you don’t know where to begin.

Subtle Changes on the Wesleyan Campus

by Jess Zalph, Rebecca Brill, Features Editors. 1 Comment

Small changes cropped up all over campus this summer. Can you spot the difference?

New Courses Offered Across Disciplines

by Jess Zalph, Features Editor. Comments Off on New Courses Offered Across Disciplines

These additions bring some flair to the WesMaps selection.

An Underground Orientation to the Secrets of Wesleyan

by Jess Zalph, Features Editor. Comments Off on An Underground Orientation to the Secrets of Wesleyan

The Argus explores some parts of Wesleyan that don’t fit into the standard orientation fare.

Orientation, Behind the Scenes

by Jess Zalph, Features Editor. Comments Off on Orientation, Behind the Scenes

Although it only lasts a few days, orientation requires months of preparation and a dedicated staff. Read more about the powerhouse behind New Student Orientation and International Student Orientation, and about what motivates Orientation Leaders and Interns to work those long hours.

Food Fight: Feelings on Food

by Jess Zalph, Emma Davis, Ari Rudess, Erica DeMichiel, . Comments Off on Food Fight: Feelings on Food

Professor’s Bookshelf: Logan Dancey

by Jess Zalph, Opinion Editor. Comments Off on Professor’s Bookshelf: Logan Dancey

Teach Them a Lesson

by Jess Zalph, Opinion Editor. Comments Off on Teach Them a Lesson

Apple and Cheddar Crostini, in Good Thyme

by Jess Zalph, Food Editor. Comments Off on Apple and Cheddar Crostini, in Good Thyme

Everything Is Killing You, And That’s O.K.

by Jess Zalph, Opinion Editor. 1 Comment

Food Fight: Is The Meal Plan Enough?

by Jess Zalph, Emma Davis, Erica DeMichiel, Food Editor and Assistant Food Editor. Comments Off on Food Fight: Is The Meal Plan Enough?

Peanut, Peanut Butter, No Jelly

by Jess Zalph, Food Editor. Comments Off on Peanut, Peanut Butter, No Jelly

This Is Why Not, and This Is Why

by Jess Zalph, Opinion Editor. 4 Comments

Family Dining: a Guide to Tackling WesFest

by Jess Zalph, Food Editor. Comments Off on Family Dining: a Guide to Tackling WesFest

Let Well Enough Alone: Dining for One

by Jess Zalph, Opinion Editor. Comments Off on Let Well Enough Alone: Dining for One

Layers of Onion, Layers of Pastry

by Jess Zalph, Food Editor. Comments Off on Layers of Onion, Layers of Pastry

Cauliflower Salad: Making the Most of an Unfriendly Vegetable

by Jess Zalph, Food Editor. Comments Off on Cauliflower Salad: Making the Most of an Unfriendly Vegetable

Adult Content: The Never Ending Childhood

by Jess Zalph, Opinion Editor. 5 Comments

When Roasted, Onion and Garlic Bring Tears of Joy

by Jess Zalph, Food Editor. Comments Off on When Roasted, Onion and Garlic Bring Tears of Joy

Vaulting the Gift Horse: Avoid Valentine’s Day, Keep the Gifts

by Jess Zalph, Opinion Editor. Comments Off on Vaulting the Gift Horse: Avoid Valentine’s Day, Keep the Gifts

We Were on A Break, And It Wasn’t Too Long

by Jess Zalph, Opinion Editor. 1 Comment

Avocados: A How-To Guide for Enabling Your Craving

by Jess Zalph, Food Editor. Comments Off on Avocados: A How-To Guide for Enabling Your Craving

Students Debate the Dining Experience They Prefer, Home or School

by Jess Zalph, Emma Davis, Assistant Food Editor, Food Editor. Comments Off on Students Debate the Dining Experience They Prefer, Home or School

Students Raise Concerns About Use of Pomace Oil at Usdan

by Jess Zalph, Food Editor. 1 Comment

Thanksgivukkah: A Once in A 79,881 Year Opportunity

by Jess Zalph, Food Editor. Comments Off on Thanksgivukkah: A Once in A 79,881 Year Opportunity

Demystification: Cooking Oils

by Jess Zalph, Food Editor. Comments Off on Demystification: Cooking Oils

Food Fight: Label Yourself – Which Side of Usdan Do You Eat On?

by Jess Zalph, Erica DeMichiel, Meghan Nayyar, Staff Writer, Assistent Food Editor, Food Editor. 2 Comments

Greeking Out, Tzatziki Style

by Jess Zalph, Food Editor. Comments Off on Greeking Out, Tzatziki Style

Aww, That’s So Sweet! Caramel Apples, Without The Saccharine

by Jess Zalph, Food Editor. 1 Comment

Snacking on Seasons: Argus Staff Explores the Merits of Food Seasons

by Eden Jablon, Andy Ribner, Jess Zalph, Ankur Neupane, Food Editors, Contributing Writers. Comments Off on Snacking on Seasons: Argus Staff Explores the Merits of Food Seasons

We all have one season that we look forward to the most for its gustatory experience. Summer, fall, winter, and spring all bring with them a certain “feeling,” and this feeling is tied inextricably to the different foods they offer. In this Food Fight column, the Argus Food staff takes on the ever-pressing question: which season gives the best culinary adventure?

Food Fight: Students Debate Value of Vegetarianism

by Jess Zalph, Willie Zabar, Food Editor, Contributing Writer. 2 Comments

Cauldron Burn And Cauldron Bubble: Vegetarian Chili

by Jess Zalph, Food Editor. Comments Off on Cauldron Burn And Cauldron Bubble: Vegetarian Chili

Food Fight: NYC Soda Ban

by Andrew Ribner, Erica DeMichiel, Jess Zalph, Food Editors, Contributing Writer. Comments Off on Food Fight: NYC Soda Ban

Summerfields Expands Dining Options, Increases Efficiency

by Jess Zalph, Food Editor. Comments Off on Summerfields Expands Dining Options, Increases Efficiency

Break Some Eggs, Make an Omelet

by Jess Zalph, Food Editor. Comments Off on Break Some Eggs, Make an Omelet

Food Fight: Teaching Children to Want What is Good for Them

by Jess Zalph, Food Editor. Comments Off on Food Fight: Teaching Children to Want What is Good for Them

Dude, That’s So Chill: Using Your Freezer

by Jess Zalph, Food Editor. 1 Comment

Help! I Need to Feed Myself!

by Jess Zalph, Food Editor. Comments Off on Help! I Need to Feed Myself!

Easy as Pie

by Jess Zalph, Food Editor. Comments Off on Easy as Pie

Let’s Plan Some Meals

by Jess Zalph, Food Editor. Comments Off on Let’s Plan Some Meals

Fresh Reflections: Season(ing)s of Food

by Jess Zalph, Food Editor. Comments Off on Fresh Reflections: Season(ing)s of Food

The Eye of the Potato: Salt and Vinegar Chips

by Jess Zalph, Food Editor. Comments Off on The Eye of the Potato: Salt and Vinegar Chips

Not-so-Lazy Lasagna, Or What To Do With Extra Time

by Jess Zalph, Food Editor. Comments Off on Not-so-Lazy Lasagna, Or What To Do With Extra Time

Dear Concerned Prefrosh, from a Recently Concerned Prefrosh

by Jess Zalph, Food Editor. 1 Comment

The Sun Will Come Out Tomato

by Jess Zalph, Food Editor. Comments Off on The Sun Will Come Out Tomato

Raise the Roof, Not the Pastry

by Jess Zalph, Food Editor. Comments Off on Raise the Roof, Not the Pastry

Luck of the Irish: Soda Bread

by Jess Zalph, Assistant Food Editor. Comments Off on Luck of the Irish: Soda Bread

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Protein

by Jess Zalph, Assistant Food Editor. Comments Off on How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Protein

Short and Sweet—Molten Chocolate Cake in a Mug

by Jess Zalph, Assistant Food Editor. Comments Off on Short and Sweet—Molten Chocolate Cake in a Mug

’Tis the Season: Peanut Brittle For a Nutty Gift

by Jessica Zalph, Staff Writer. Comments Off on ’Tis the Season: Peanut Brittle For a Nutty Gift

Freshman Feast: A Veg Thanksgiving

by Jess Zalph, Staff Writer. 1 Comment

Presidential Pies

by Jess Zalph, Staff Writer. Comments Off on Presidential Pies

Freshman Feast: Sweet and Satisfying Study Treats

by Jessica Zalph, Staf Writer. Comments Off on Freshman Feast: Sweet and Satisfying Study Treats

Freshman Feast: Spice Sensation

by Jessica Zalph, Contributing Writer. Comments Off on Freshman Feast: Spice Sensation

There is such thrill in the mouthwatering agony that comes from biting into a jalapeño pepper, such satisfaction from ordering the “Thai spicy” rather than the “American spicy” options on the menu, and such glory from winning wasabi-eating contests in high school Spanish classes (or was that just me?).

Freshman Feast: Fresh Food in a Frosh Home

by Jess Zalph, Contributing Writer. Comments Off on Freshman Feast: Fresh Food in a Frosh Home

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