Wondering what to do before you graduate? Here’s what one student did, back in 1929… Paul S. McElroy graduated from Wesleyan in 1930, but the year before that, he spent time in Egypt, teaching English at the American University at Cairo. While there, he and some of the faculty members of the American University took [...]
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(First: let me mention that food is my favorite thing in the world, so, yes, this is primarily going to be about food.) Welp, the day of a 4:30 alarm was upon me yesterday morning to travel back to Wesleyan once again (wahoo!). In fear of the early and all-day St. Louis snow of 100% [...]
I thought I was done with class trips when I graduated high school, but I’m happy to report that apparently the field trip is alive and well here at Wes. Well, really, outside of Wes. Last weekend, my class, Topics in Journalism: Foreign Affairs, took the Magic School Bus a Peter Pan bus to Washington, [...]
Hi from Copenhagen! My name is Jake, and I’m a junior spending the semester studying in Denmark on a program called the Danish Institue for Study Abroad (DIS). I’m a little late to this blogging game, as the past few weeks I have been busy traveling around Europe on my fall break. I’ll write plenty […]
An entry from the Center for the Arts Blog by Director Pamela Tatge: First, I want to thank everyone for enlivening this blog with your opinions about the work that you’ve seen at the Center for the Arts over the past month. All of us at the CFA appreciate your comments…keep it up! There’s nothing […]
You’ve heard of the Wesleyan Film Mafia, right? But what about the Wesleyan Sacred Harp Mafia? Although nobody really knows the full extent of the network, Sacred Harp singers from Wesleyan seem to have spread themselves at least from Massachusetts to Georgia and from Connecticut to Ireland and France. If you had been in Cork, […]
Charlotte Cottier ’12 was featured on the NPR affiliate, “The Craig Fahle Show” 101.9FM WDET during her participation in the International Honors Program (IHP)’s “Cities in the 21st Century” program in Detroit, Mich. IHP students examine the intentional and natural forces that guide the development of the world’s cities. “I’ve heard [Detroit] is a waste […]
Whether you are a big drinker or not (I’m not), New Year’s Eve is a great excuse to educate yourself about international customs and try something new. I’ve run across several tasty drinks on my culinary tour of the world (I’m cooking one meal for every country in the world at Global Table Adventure) Here’s […]
Students studying abroad take note of one key difference between Europeans and Americans.
Student Elizabeth Cothern ’12 writes from Ghana.