Molly Schiff

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University Releases Annual Safety Report

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WesCeleb: Max Friedlich ’17?

by Molly Schiff, Claudia Stagoff-Belfort, Executive Editor and Contributing Writer. 1 Comment

Wes Students Stay Safe After Hurricane Harvey

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Seth Meyers Shines Brightest by Stepping Out of the Spotlight

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Wesceleb: Rachel Kaly

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Wesceleb: Lizzie Shackney ’17

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Fisher ’17 Wins Watson Fellowship to Explore Cooperatives Worldwide

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WesCeleb: Joli Holmes ’17

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Founders Halpern ’18 and Marshall ’19 Look to Connect Over Criticize at Reverberations Magazine

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New Website Eases Housing Selection Frustrations

by Kaye Dyja, Molly Schiff, Assistant Features Editor and Features Editor. 1 Comment

Blumenthal Town Hall Addresses Policy, Partisanship

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We Major: Reflections on Academic Satisfaction

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Broad Street Will Not Keep Books Past March 15

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Out of Four Oscar-Nominated Alumni, Lonergan Wins Best Screenplay

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Debut of Bipartisan Speaker Series Seeks to Heal Post-Election Wounds

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Title IX External Review Gets Underway

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Student Union Convenes for First Time This Semester

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Finding Niko: University Faces First Major Winter Storm of the Year

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Sci-Li Damage Brief

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Sen. Murphy Calls For Action on Climate Change

by Molly Schiff, Natasha Nurjadin, News Editor and Features Editor. 4 Comments

University Plans External Title IX Review

by Jenny Davis, Molly Schiff, Executive Editor and News Editor . 1 Comment

Over 300 from University and Middletown Community Respond to Sen. Suzio’s Townhall

by Camille De Beus, Molly Schiff, News Editors . 1 Comment

Reproductive Rights Galvanize Students at Local Level

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Ellen Thomas Wins Brady Medal

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The Argus Abroad: Two Weeks In Bologna and We Haven’t Stopped Eating

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Meet the New WSA Leaders: Hutman ’17 and Ravi ’18

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New Group Assists in Advancing Abortion Dialogue

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“Kimmy Schmidt” Maintains Hilarity in a Rocky Season 2

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WesCeleb: Arianne Connell

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As Primary Race Heats Up, Students Bring the Bern

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WesCeleb: Ellen Paik

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Who Wore It Wes? Esmé Stern

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In 2016, Women Still Can’t Win

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Ortiz ’18 Looks to for Wes Form Stronger Bond with Middletown

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Jenny Davis ’17 Talks Publishing Plans

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The Argus’ own Jenny Davis ’17 is moving up in the literary world, with her debut novel set to come out next year.

Catching Up With the WJC

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Challenge Accepted: Wes Student Conquers All

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’Swinging Back in Time: A WesWings Retrospective

by Aaron Stagoff-Belfort, Molly Schiff, Features Editors. 1 Comment

Variety of Winter Coat Options Sparks Student Debate

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SISP Professors Address Tech in Social Movements

by Molly Schiff, News Editor . 1 Comment

Professors Anthony Hatch and Jennifer Tucker used their expertise to apply social theories to the modern-day uses of technologies in social protests.

WSA in Review: Senate Supports the #IsThisWhyMovement, Students Query President Roth

by Molly Schiff, News Editor . 24 Comments

The WSA voted to support the Is This Why movement and addressed President Roth at the Nov. 22 WSA Senate meeting.

I Don’t Care That You Care That I Care

by Molly Schiff, News Editor. 28 Comments

Updated: Farias Issues Statement on Campus Equity and Inclusion

by Courtney Laermer, Tess Morgan, Molly Schiff, Gabe Rosenberg, News Editors, Editor-in-Chief, and Executive Editor. 51 Comments

Following President Michael Roth’s Nov. 18 all-campus email and #IsThisWhy’s response, Dean of Equity and Inclusion Antonio Farias issued a statement addressing campus inclusion as well as plans for change.

Students of Color and Allies Present Demands to Roth

by Molly Schiff, News Editor. 27 Comments

Students of Color and allies marched from Foss to South College to read demands for the Univeristy to immediately address equity and inclusion on campus.

Keynote Speakers Share at Social Impact Summit

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The Social Impact Summit brought together alumni for a weekend of workshops and discussion.

WSA Approves Legislative Pathway for Student Petitions

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Resolution 4.37, passed at the Nov. 7 Senate Meeting, aims to increase transparency and participation in the WSA’s legislative process.

In Meatless Monday Debate, Some Students Have Beef

by Molly Schiff, News Editor. 4 Comments

A forum was held on Thursday, Nov. 5 to address the possibility of implementing Meatless Mondays at the Usdan Marketplace.

Johnson-Thornton to Serve as Class Dean

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Johnson-Thornton will assume the position of class dean beginning Nov. 16.

Junior Village Treats Traverse Square to a Festive Afternoon

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Local students from the Traverse Square Apartments and their student mentors will go trick-or-treating throughout Lo Rise and the first two floors of Hi Rise this week on Oct. 30.

Kim ’02 Leads Crowdfunding Bootcamp

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Hyungsoo Kim ’02 returned to campus to share his experiences launching a successful Kickstarter Campaign.

After Argus Op-Ed, Experts Address Equity and Inclusion From Legal and Journalistic Perspectives

by Courtney Laermer, Molly Schiff, News Editors. 5 Comments

In light of recent events surrounding equity, inclusion, and freedom of the press, concerned students invited local experts to address campus equity and inclusion from a legal standpoint.

Tishler Professor of Chemistry Wins Nobel Prize

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Visiting Research Professor in the early 1970s and Max Tishler Professor of Chemistry, Satoshi Omura recently won the Nobel Prize in Medicine for his work on antiparasitic drugs.

“Tested” Addresses Inequality in Education

by Molly Schiff, News Editor . 1 Comment

On Thursday, Sept. 24, students and faculty members gathered in the Powell Family Cinema for a screening of Curtis Chin’s newly-completed documentary, “Tested.”

WAGE Discusses Gender Inequality at First Meeting

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Wesleyan Advocates for Gender Equality (WAGE), a new student group, held its inaugural meeting on Thursday, Sept. 24.

Petition Demands Defunding of The Argus

by Courtney Laermer, Molly Schiff, Gabe Rosenberg, Natasha Nurjadin, News Editors, Assistant News Editor, and Executive Editor. 199 Comments

During the Wesleyan Student Assembly’s (WSA) open forum on Sunday, Sept. 20, members of the Senate discussed a petition calling for a boycott of The Wesleyan Argus.

“After Charleston” Confronts Issues of Police Brutality and Systematic Oppression

by Molly Schiff, Courtney Laermer, Amelia Spittal, News Editors and Staff Writer . 4 Comments

University Hosts First State of the School Address

by Molly Schiff, Courtney Laermer, News Editors. 1 Comment

On Wednesday, Sept. 16 students and faculty gathered in the Memorial Chapel for the University’s first “State of School” address. Students were provided the opportunity to make their voices heard within the administrative and Board of Trustees discussions.

Allbritton Plans “Right Now!” Panel

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On Thursday, Sept. 17, the Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life will hold its first “Right Now!” panel of the year.

CSPL Offers New Course in Social Entrepreneurship

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This fall, the Center for the Study of Public Life is offering a new, partial-credit course designed to give students experience in the world of social entrepreneurship.

University Issues Programming Initiatives for Upcoming Academic Year

by Courtney Laermer, Molly Schiff, News Editors. 1 Comment

Vice President for Student Affairs Michael Whaley announced plans for the expansion of programming in response to the closing of Greek houses.

Digital History Project Creates Interactive Map of Campus

by Molly Schiff, Assistant News Editor. 3 Comments

Students in Visiting Assistant Professor of History Amrys Williams digital history class are nearly ready to debut an interactive map of the University campus.

Middletown AAUW Celebrates International Women’s Day

by Molly Schiff, Assistant News Editor. 1 Comment

Middletown AAUW celebrated International Women’s Day on Sunday, April 19 where members discussed issues surrounding war, peace, and the gender wage gap.

Bon Appetit Staff Decry Discrimination

by Molly Schiff, Assistant News Editor. 4 Comments

Many Bon Appetit workers feel restrictive parking policies are indicative of unequal treatment of contracted workers.

Ron Bloom ’77 Discusses Auto Industry Bankruptcies

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On April 8, Ron Bloom ’77 returned to discuss his time as ‘Auto Czar’ and a representative Detroit’s retirees during its bankruptcy crisis.

Shakti, AASC Kick Off Asian American Heritage Month

by Molly Schiff, Assistant News Editor. Comments Off on Shakti, AASC Kick Off Asian American Heritage Month

Participants gathered on Sunday, April 5 in the Daniel Family Commons for the “Amplifying Asian America” convocation.

Panel Discusses Connecticut Forests

by Molly Schiff, Assistant News Editor. Comments Off on Panel Discusses Connecticut Forests

Student Group WesCFPA, Outhouse, and the general Connecticut Forests and Parks Association (CFPA) co-sponsored a panel discussing the past, present, and future of Connecticut’s forests.

Feminist Collective Makes Zines to Beat Midterm Blues

by Molly Schiff, Assistant News Editor. Comments Off on Feminist Collective Makes Zines to Beat Midterm Blues

On Wednesday, March 4, members of the Feminist Art and Thought Collective hosted a zine-making night.

Playwriting Duo Preview New Musical

by Molly Schiff, Assistant News Editor. Comments Off on Playwriting Duo Preview New Musical

The Shapiro Creative Writing Center hosted its first musical performance on Feb. 23.

Wes Alum Leads Non-Profit Grant Writing Bootcamp

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The University’s PCSE hosted a presentation, titled “Grant Writing 101” to discuss grantwriting and fundrasing

Harvard Professor Presents New View of History of Cotton

by Molly Schiff, Assistant News Editor. Comments Off on Harvard Professor Presents New View of History of Cotton

Sven Beckert delivered a presentation based on his bestselling book “Empire of Cotton: A Global History.”

Arcadia Magazine Spreads Political Awareness

by Molly Schiff, Assistant News Editor. 3 Comments

Arcadia: Wesleyan’s Political Magazine hopes to create multi-partisan unity.

Students Show Support for Queer Youth at Blood Drive

by Molly Schiff, Assistant News Editor. 1 Comment

This year at the blood drive, students will be provided the opportunity to donate their money toward residents of the Ali Forney Center, a homeless shelter for queer youth.

Wesleyan Hires Sasaki Associates to Envision Future Campus

by Molly Schiff, Staff Writer. 1 Comment

WSA meeting marks first phase in campus improvement project.

Exley Renovations To Begin in Spring

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Exley Science Center renovations will be available to students at the start of the Spring 2015 semester.

Professor Hatch Lectures on Use of Psychotropics in Prisons

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In a lecture hosted by the Science in Society Program, Georgia State Professor Anthony Ryan Hatch spoke on the ethics of use of psychotropics with prison inmates.

Students Holds Raffle to Fund Service Trip to Ghana

by Molly Schiff, Staff Writer. 1 Comment

Trevon Gordon ’17 sells tickets for a Wiz Khalifa concert in order to raise money for setting up a solar energy business in a village in Ghana.

Masters Explains Historical Background of ISIS

by Molly Schiff, Staff Writer. 1 Comment

Professor of History Bruce Masters discusses the role of the U.S. in creating the extremist Sunni group.

Professors Discuss Spread of Ebola in West Africa

by Molly Schiff, Staff Writer. 1 Comment

Professors Carter, Geltzer, and Constantine present on spread, vaccination, and reporting statistics.

Students Organize for Movember Fundraising

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Six teams at the University plan to grow mustaches to raise awareness about men’s health issues.

Zero Waste Challenge Raises Awareness of Student Consumption

by Molly Schiff, Staff Writer. 1 Comment

Students pinned non-recyclable and non-compostable waste they produced in a week to their backpacks.

People’s Climate March Sparks Further Student Discussion

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Students and members of the community attend a follow-up People’s Climate March discussion to discuss environmental initiatives.

Study Buddy App Facilitates Learning, Friendships

by Molly Schiff, Contributing Writer. Comments Off on Study Buddy App Facilitates Learning, Friendships

The WesHack-born app Study Buddy helps students make the most of their study sessions.

Digging Into the Food Service Industry

by Samantha Lau, Molly Schiff, Contributing Writers. Comments Off on Digging Into the Food Service Industry

Two students share their struggles and successes of working in food service.

The Digital World of James Lipton: Computer Science Professor Talks Logic Programming, Research, Art

by Molly Schiff, Contributing Writer. 1 Comment

Professor of Computer Science James Lipton looks back on his career, which spans several fields.

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