Self-proclaimed anti-feminist, pro-free-speech editor Charlotte Allen gave a lecture at the Delta Kappa Epsilon (DKE) house, which was hosted by the alumni of the University’s DKE and Beta Theta Pi (Beta) chapters.
After last Saturday’s snowstorm plunged most of Connecticut into darkness, the University community endured days without heat or electricity.
The Wesleyan Student Assembly (WSA) recently passed an endowment transparency resolution proposed by the Socially Responsible Investment Coalition (SRIC) which includes five major demands to increase the transparency of the University’s endowment.
Wesleyan’s presence at Occupy Wall Street continues to grow–over 70 Wesleyan students boarded a University-funded bus to New York City this past weekend.
Following a multitude of student complaints regarding this fall’s Drop/Add period, the Wesleyan Student Assembly (WSA) is working with Provost and Vice President Academic Affairs Rob Rosenthal to improve course access for future semesters.
This Friday, residents of Nicolson 5.5 and 6 won themselves free mugs and an ice cream party with President Michael Roth by placing first in Wesleyan’s Energy Saving Competition.
Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy unveiled a proposal on Feb. 16 that would decriminalize the possession of marijuana for quantities under one ounce. Although it has received substantial criticism from Republican leaders, the bill has garnered widespread support from the student body. The College Democrats of Connecticut and the Students for Sensible Drug Policy have been especially vocal in promoting it.
In 2011, it is the norm for students to bring laptops to class, log onto Facebook while struggling to write an essay, and keep their cell phones permanently secured in their back pockets.
As any good Wesleyan tour guide would hammer into the impressionable minds of young pre-frosh, the University boasts an extensive athletics program and a slew of extracurricular offerings. However, one activity has been markedly absent from campus in the past.
In light of Nora Miller’s ’12 death, Radical Performance Machine, a student group that plans concerts on campus, cancelled a show by the band Stars that had been scheduled for last Saturday in Beckham Hall. Stars agreed to a reduced cancellation fee and will be donating the money to the Amazing Grace Food Pantry, the charity to which Nora’s parents have asked friends and family to contribute.
As students settle back into the rigor of academic life, one upcoming late-night option may provide a helpful resource to those seeking an extra boost.