Sam Hilton

62 Articles

Letter From the Editors: Gratitude, Reflections, and a Request for the Reader

by Anne Kiely, Sam Hilton, Editors-in-Chief. 1 Comment

Rose and Sam on The Tortured Poets Department and the Oversaturation of Taylor Swift

by Sam Hilton, Rose Chen, Editor-in-Chief, News Editor. Leave a Comment

Dealing With the World’s Only Self-Aware Narcissist: “Dear Mommy” Brings Daughterhood to Life

by Sam Hilton, Editor-in-Chief. Leave a Comment

Letter from the Editors: The Eclipse and Its Consequences

by Anne Kiely, Sam Hilton, Editors-in-Chief. Leave a Comment

My Personal Surveillance State: How the Digital Age Has Made Me Need To Know Everything, Even When I Don’t Want To

by Sam Hilton, Editor-in-Chief. Leave a Comment

A Third, Annual, Penultimate, Disappointed, Long-Winded Analysis of Super Bowl Commercials

by Sam Hilton, Editor-in-Chief. 1 Comment

Letter From the Editors: This Is Not a Newspaper, This Is The Argus

by Anne Kiely, Sam Hilton, Editors-in-Chief. 1 Comment

Confession: I Got Provo, Utah on My Spotify Wrapped

by Sam Hilton, Opinion Editor. 1 Comment

New Dean for the Class of 2026 Shelissa Newball ’05 Hits the Ground Running

by Sam Hilton, Opinion Editor. Leave a Comment

WesCeleb: WSA President Orly Meyer ’24 Loves a Good Book, a Solid Math Proof, and Supporting Her Peers

by Sam Hilton, Opinion Editor. Comments Off on WesCeleb: WSA President Orly Meyer ’24 Loves a Good Book, a Solid Math Proof, and Supporting Her Peers

The Net of Overcommitment: How We Keep Each Other Overburdened

by Sam Hilton, Opinion Editor. Comments Off on The Net of Overcommitment: How We Keep Each Other Overburdened

Less Isolated, More Alone: Musings From a Second Round of COVID-19 Quarantine

by Sam Hilton, Opinion Editor. Comments Off on Less Isolated, More Alone: Musings From a Second Round of COVID-19 Quarantine

Eighteen Candidates Elected to the 45th General Assembly of the WSA

by Sam Hilton, Features Editor. Comments Off on Eighteen Candidates Elected to the 45th General Assembly of the WSA

Rest in Peace to the Blinking Traffic Light at the Corner of William St. and High St.

by Sam Hilton, Features Editor . Comments Off on Rest in Peace to the Blinking Traffic Light at the Corner of William St. and High St.

Overworked and Undervalued: After Tumultuous Year of Absences, Resignations, and Burnout, WSA Considers Restructuring

by Sam Hilton, Features Editor. Comments Off on Overworked and Undervalued: After Tumultuous Year of Absences, Resignations, and Burnout, WSA Considers Restructuring

S.M.A.C. Ignites Raucous Laughter with a Fierce Cast and Fiery Commentary

by Sam Hilton, Features Editor. Comments Off on S.M.A.C. Ignites Raucous Laughter with a Fierce Cast and Fiery Commentary

New WSA Amendment Allows Appointment by Senior Class Officers to Fill Vacancies

by Sam Hilton, Features Editor, Head Archivist . Comments Off on New WSA Amendment Allows Appointment by Senior Class Officers to Fill Vacancies

Student Body Elects Orly Meyer ’24 and Elena Brennan ’24 to Lead WSA

by Sulan Bailey, Sam Hilton, News Editor, Features Editor. Comments Off on Student Body Elects Orly Meyer ’24 and Elena Brennan ’24 to Lead WSA

From the Argives: The Home Stretch of Thesis Season!

by Sam Hilton, Features Editor. Comments Off on From the Argives: The Home Stretch of Thesis Season!

Wesleyan AAUP Chapter Launches “One Faculty!” Campaign Calling for All Faculty to Receive Tenure Protections

by Sam Hilton, Amalie Little, AJ Minzer, Features Editor, Staff Writer, Contributing Writer. Comments Off on Wesleyan AAUP Chapter Launches “One Faculty!” Campaign Calling for All Faculty to Receive Tenure Protections

Tuition Increases, Academic Freedom, and Financial Aid: President Michael Roth ’78 Meets with WSA

by Sam Hilton, Features Editor & Head Archivist. Comments Off on Tuition Increases, Academic Freedom, and Financial Aid: President Michael Roth ’78 Meets with WSA

Lyle Lovett and Mountain Laurels: A Tale of Lone Star Nostalgia

by Sam Hilton, Features Editor & Head Archivist. Comments Off on Lyle Lovett and Mountain Laurels: A Tale of Lone Star Nostalgia

WesCeleb: Allie Godwin ’23 on Art, Science, Light Trespassing, and Slop

by Sam Hilton, Features Editor. Comments Off on WesCeleb: Allie Godwin ’23 on Art, Science, Light Trespassing, and Slop

Another Extremely Long-Winded Review of Super Bowl Ads

by Sam Hilton, Features Editor. Comments Off on Another Extremely Long-Winded Review of Super Bowl Ads

From the Argives: Spike Tape, Second Stage, and the Succession of Student Theater

by Sam Hilton, Features Editor & Head Archivist. Comments Off on From the Argives: Spike Tape, Second Stage, and the Succession of Student Theater

The Devastating Final Season of “Dead to Me” Explores Grief as a Circle

by Sam Hilton, News Editor. Comments Off on The Devastating Final Season of “Dead to Me” Explores Grief as a Circle

WSA Approves Amendment to Alter SBC Bylaws

by Sam Hilton, News Editor. Comments Off on WSA Approves Amendment to Alter SBC Bylaws

From the Argives: Fifteen and a Half Years of President Michael Roth ’78

by Sam Hilton, News Editor and Head Archivist. 1 Comment

Class of 2024 Dean Phillips Announces Retirement After 22 Years

by Elias Mansell, Sam Hilton, News Editors. Comments Off on Class of 2024 Dean Phillips Announces Retirement After 22 Years

It’s Called Soccer: American Patriotism on Social Media and the World Cup

by Sam Hilton, News Editor. Comments Off on It’s Called Soccer: American Patriotism on Social Media and the World Cup

Yes, I Can Drive: Answers to Common Questions about Being Red-Green Colorblind

by Sam Hilton, News Editor. Comments Off on Yes, I Can Drive: Answers to Common Questions about Being Red-Green Colorblind

On-Campus Organizations Provide Political Engagement Opportunities During Midterm Elections

by Sam Hilton, News Editor. Comments Off on On-Campus Organizations Provide Political Engagement Opportunities During Midterm Elections

From the Argives: Thefacebook.com and the Rise of Social Media on Campus

by Sam Hilton, News Editor & Head Archivist. Comments Off on From the Argives: Thefacebook.com and the Rise of Social Media on Campus

Roth Talks Chalk, Financial Aid, Affirmative Action, and Housing at WSA Meeting

by Sam Hilton, News Editor. Comments Off on Roth Talks Chalk, Financial Aid, Affirmative Action, and Housing at WSA Meeting

The Witches Are Back: “Hocus Pocus 2” Resurrects the Iconic Sanderson Sisters

by Sam Hilton, News Editor & Head Archivist. Comments Off on The Witches Are Back: “Hocus Pocus 2” Resurrects the Iconic Sanderson Sisters

From the Argives: Where 1977’s $7,000 in Tuition and Fees Went, Where 2022’s $82,000 Goes, and What It All Means

by Sam Hilton, News Editor and Head Archivist. Comments Off on From the Argives: Where 1977’s $7,000 in Tuition and Fees Went, Where 2022’s $82,000 Goes, and What It All Means

Three Student Fellows Join Embodying Antiracism Think Tank

by Sam Hilton, News Editor. Comments Off on Three Student Fellows Join Embodying Antiracism Think Tank

Campus Construction Continues on Schedule Without Issue or Injury

by Sam Hilton, Maxwell Maveus, News Editor, Contributing Writer. Comments Off on Campus Construction Continues on Schedule Without Issue or Injury

University Welcomes 784 New Students: A Look at Admissions by the Numbers

by Sam Hilton, News Editor. Comments Off on University Welcomes 784 New Students: A Look at Admissions by the Numbers

CFA Welcomes Joshua Lubin-Levy ’06 as New Director

by Sam Hilton, Leo Bader, News Editor, Contributing Writer. Comments Off on CFA Welcomes Joshua Lubin-Levy ’06 as New Director

Multiple Urine Disposal Issues Plague Campus Residence Halls

by Sam Hilton, Assistant News Editor. Comments Off on Multiple Urine Disposal Issues Plague Campus Residence Halls

“Nothing Comes to Mim” Explores the Multifaceted Nature of Identity, Body, and Mind in Surreal Performance

by Sam Hilton, Assistant News Editor . Comments Off on “Nothing Comes to Mim” Explores the Multifaceted Nature of Identity, Body, and Mind in Surreal Performance

TEDxWesleyanU Hosts First In-Person Conference Since Pandemic

by Sam Hilton, Aaron Goldberg, Assistant News Editor, Staff Writer. Comments Off on TEDxWesleyanU Hosts First In-Person Conference Since Pandemic

Senior Honors Theses Culminate in Submission Celebration

by Oliver Cope, Sam Hilton, Editor-in-Chief & Assistant News Editor. 1 Comment

WesNEAT Explores University’s Activist History in Archiving Kickoff

by Sam Hilton, Assistant News Editor. Comments Off on WesNEAT Explores University’s Activist History in Archiving Kickoff

Class of 2026 Admissions Results: University Sees Lowest Acceptance Rate on Record

by Sam Hilton, Assistant News Editor. Comments Off on Class of 2026 Admissions Results: University Sees Lowest Acceptance Rate on Record

Connecticut Redistricting Plan Leaves Middletown Halved and Wesleyan Split

by Sam Hilton, Assistant News Editor. Comments Off on Connecticut Redistricting Plan Leaves Middletown Halved and Wesleyan Split

University Community Comes Together in Support of Ukraine

by Kat Struhar, Sam Hilton, Assistant News Editors. Comments Off on University Community Comes Together in Support of Ukraine

University Admits 473 Students into Class of 2026 Before Regular Decision

by Sam Hilton, Assistant News Editor. Comments Off on University Admits 473 Students into Class of 2026 Before Regular Decision

An Extremely Long-Winded Rating of the Super Bowl LVI Commercials

by Sam Hilton, Assistant News Editor. Comments Off on An Extremely Long-Winded Rating of the Super Bowl LVI Commercials

Exley Science Center Loses Access to Water After Middletown Water Main Breaks

by Sam Hilton, Assistant News Editor. Comments Off on Exley Science Center Loses Access to Water After Middletown Water Main Breaks

City of Middletown Hosts Second Return to the Riverbend Community Workshop

by Jem Shin, Sam Hilton, Editor-in-Chief & Assistant News Editor. Comments Off on City of Middletown Hosts Second Return to the Riverbend Community Workshop

No, Texans Don’t Deserve What Happened to Them

by Sam Hilton, Staff Writer. Comments Off on No, Texans Don’t Deserve What Happened to Them

Wesleyan Veterans Organization Supports Off-Campus Community with Share-the-Warmth Donation Drive

by Sam Hilton, Staff Writer. Comments Off on Wesleyan Veterans Organization Supports Off-Campus Community with Share-the-Warmth Donation Drive

No Room at the Inn: University Plans for Student Housing in the Spring Semester

by Sam Hilton, Staff Writer. Comments Off on No Room at the Inn: University Plans for Student Housing in the Spring Semester

Better Latte Than Never: Student-Run Café Espwesso Resumes Operations

by Sam Hilton, Staff Writer. Comments Off on Better Latte Than Never: Student-Run Café Espwesso Resumes Operations

Middletown Residents Vote on Charter Revisions, Planning and Zoning Commissioners, and Board of Education Members

by Sam Hilton, Staff Writer. Comments Off on Middletown Residents Vote on Charter Revisions, Planning and Zoning Commissioners, and Board of Education Members

Faculty and Staff Receive Free Meal Swipes for Lunch With Students

by Sam Hilton, Staff Writer. Comments Off on Faculty and Staff Receive Free Meal Swipes for Lunch With Students

City of Middletown Hosts Return to the Riverbend Community Workshop

by Jem Shin, Sam Hilton, News Editor & Staff Writer. Comments Off on City of Middletown Hosts Return to the Riverbend Community Workshop

Biden Promotes ‘Build Back Better’ During His Connecticut Visit

by Sam Hilton, Staff Writer. Comments Off on Biden Promotes ‘Build Back Better’ During His Connecticut Visit

Generation Conscious Offers Eco-Friendly Laundry Options for Students

by Kat Struhar, Sam Hilton, Staff Writer & Contributing Writer. Comments Off on Generation Conscious Offers Eco-Friendly Laundry Options for Students

Student Ombuds Launches Pilot Program

by Jem Shin, Sam Hilton, News Editor & Contributing Writer. Comments Off on Student Ombuds Launches Pilot Program

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