On Sunday, Dec. 2, at approximately 7 p.m., a gas leak was reported in The Allbritton Center for Study of Public Life. Investigations by Public Safety (PSafe) and the Middletown Fire Department revealed that the source of the smell was not in fact a natural gas leak but an unidentified odor.
In recent weeks, depending upon where you stand, there have been plenty of troubling events in American politics to frustrate, annoy, anger, and provoke you.
By the time this article appears in print, voters in Mississippi will be heading to the polls to vote on Proposition 26, an amendment to the state’s constitution that grants personhood to fetuses and fertilized eggs.
…while 60s style influences remain visible in today’s fashion world and students on campuses follow the time-honored pursuit of sex, drugs, and rock’n’roll, teach-ins don’t seem to have come back into style in the same way.
Should we teach children to accept society’s rules at face value, or should we encourage them to learn about those rules in depth and critically consider their benefits and drawbacks?
The end of the spring semester marks not only the end of long assignments, exams, and a flurry of campus activity, but also the culmination of the excruciating search for the perfect summer internship.
As a student who receives financial aid, I was extremely concerned when I heard that the proposed federal budget cuts include cuts to the Federal Pell Grant program. A majority of students at Wesleyan receive some sort of financial aid; because of the recession, more and more parents are finding it difficult to pay for their children’s education.
On Saturday, Feb. 26, people rallied in all 50 states to protest Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s measure to strip Wisconsin public sector unions– like teacher’s unions–of their collective bargaining rights. That’s a mouthful to say, and what’s the big deal? Why
Monique McClain, a seventh grader, stood up before the Middletown Board of Education (BOE) in February and in a quiet and sometimes tearful voice recounted how she had been repeatedly bullied by fellow students.
V-Day, a global activist movement to end violence against women, is coming to Wesleyan starting today.
The Tucson shooting is a grim reminder of a systemic problem, one that the majority of this country has been unwilling to acknowledge.
Saturday, Jan. 22 marked the anniversary of the landmark Roe v. Wade decision. Like Martin Luther King Day, this anniversary commemorates a struggle with results we now take for granted.