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Wesleyan Relay for Life “#1 in Growth” in New England

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Wesleyan Relay for Life has been distinguished by the American Cancer Society as “#1 in Growth” among existing college Relay events in the New England college division, with 64 percent growth in 2011.

Library to Cut 60,000 Volumes from Print Collection

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In an effort to create space for new books and transfer the University Art Library’s collection into Olin Library, the library staff will reduce the size of the University’s print collection by 60,000 volumes.

Students and Administrators Discuss Tour de Franzia

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Bon Appetit Loses $15k in Food During Blackout

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As a result of last week’s extended power outages on campus, Bon Appetit lost approximately $15,000 worth of refrigerated food, according to Bon Appetit Resident District Manager Michael Strumpf.

Despite Registration Confusion, High Student Turnout Expected in Mayoral Election

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Though approximately 500 University students are registered to vote in Tuesday’s Middletown mayoral election, campus political groups are scrambling to make sure recent confusion surrounding the accuracy of student addresses does not curb student voter turnout.

Students Rally on Wall Street to Halt Zuccotti Park Cleanup

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On Friday morning at 2 a.m. a group of students departed campus for New York City to protest the forced clean-up of Zuccotti Park, which has been the home base of the Occupy Wall Street movement since its start on Sept. 17. Many protesters saw the forced clean-up, which was initiated by the park’s owner, Brookfield Properties, as a pretext for a dismantling of the encampment.

Stephen Morgan Case To Go Before Panel of Judges

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Stephen Morgan, the Massachusetts man charged with the May 2009 murder of Johanna Justin-Jinich ’10 at Broad Street Books, appeared in court Thursday and elected to have a three-judge panel hear his trial instead of a jury.

Flurry of Construction Progresses around Middletown

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Despite economic fears and a flagging job market, construction projects in Middletown are thriving. In the vacant space where 505 Main St. stood before collapsing under a heavy load of snow last February, a new building is starting to take shape.

Chabad Representatives Arrive on Campus

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Both Schectman and Schwarcz said that having Chabad representatives on campus may serve a different niche than the existing student Jewish life organizations on campus like the Bayit.

Financial Aid and Student Account Offices Merge

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As part of the University’s ongoing process to transform North College into a “one-stop” administrative hub, the offices of Financial Aid and Student Accounts are merging into Student Financial Services.