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Monthly Archive for November, 2009

Over this summer, I interned at Air America. Yes, that is an airline, and yes, that’s also a movie starring Mel Gibson, but the Air America I worked at was a liberal talk radio station, with a line of hosts meant to counter the likes of Glenn Beck and Rush Limbaugh. My internship was unpaid, […]

Dear Wesleyan Musical Performers, In an effort to collaborate and combine programming efforts, a new committee has been established.  The Usdan Common Connections Committee is looking to work with musical performers within the Wesleyan Community to provide opportunities to showcase your talents. These performances will take many different forms and will happen in a variety […]

You can’t get anywhere if you don’t know where you came from. In my case I hadn’t met my entire family. My mother was an immigrant; she came to America from a poor Central American Country. At age 16 she entered high school not being able to speak a word of English. She graduated and […]

Wes Athletics

SATURDAY AT HOME:  CHEER ON THE CARDINALS TO VICTORY!!    MEN’S SOCCER    NESCAC Semi-final vs Middlebury 11 a.m.  FOOTBALL vs Williams 1 p.m   AWAY:  BRING HOME THE CHAMPIONSHIPS!!  WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL NESCAC Championships at Tufts WOMEN’S & MEN’S CROSS-COUNTRY at Mt. Greylock H.S., MA   GOOD LUCK TO ALL!!

Think you and your friends got game???  Well here is your chance to prove it.  The Deans Office and The Office of Public Safety are sponsoring a “Midnite Madness” 3 on 3 basketball tournament at the Freeman Athletic Center fieldhouse on Friday night November 13th.  The tournament will begin at 12 midnight.  Registration is open […]

Amazing that it is already time to be thinking of courses for next semester!  The planning period begins tomorrow and runs through Mon., Nov. 16 at 5 p.m.  Scheduling is the next day and the adjustment period starts on Wed., Nov. 18 at 8 a.m. through Tues., Dec. 1 at 5 p.m.  As you think […]

Not Happy with Mid-term Grades… Many of you will be getting your mid-term exam, papers, and projects back soon, if you haven’t already.  While I hope you will be pleased with how you did, if you are not, it can be quite an eye-opener and rattle your confidence a bit.  Suggestions for next steps:   Review […]

I love corn, whether eaten grilled at my house or dipped in butter and salted at the Minnesota State Fair, but this summer is the first time I ever truly appreciated it because I dug, sweat, watered, and begged corn into existence on my family’s new plot at a Minneapolis community garden. As a sustainable […]

No, I do not wear silver face paint nor am I one of the intense Raiders’ fans so brilliantly depicted on television. Instead, I am just a local to the Bay Area, and someone who got to participate in an organization I never would have imagined. This past summer, I had an internship with the […]

Tuesday, November 3 in the Chapel at 8:00 p.m. Four weeks before the nations meet in Copenhagen to try to avert global catastrophe, Mr. Blakemore will identify many often surprising psychological factors at play as people in all walks of life deal with the latest “hard news” on climate. He’ll explore new definitions of sanity […]

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