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Debut Novel from Meyerson ’04 Is a Book-Lover’s Delight

Debut Novel from Meyerson ’04 Is a Book-Lover’s Delight

Amy Meyerson ’04 teaches in the writing department at the University of Southern California, where she completed her graduate work in creative writing. While she has been published in numerous literary magazines, The Bookshop of Yesterdays is her first novel. The book has received coverage in both the Washington Post and Philadelphia Inquirer. Q: What was…
Alumni, Students Celebrate 150 Years of Argus

Alumni, Students Celebrate 150 Years of Argus

On May 26, a Wesleyan Argus 150th Anniversary Celebration was held at Russell House during Reunion & Commencement Weekend. Current students and alumni, who contributed to the Argus from the 1970s through the present day, shared memories, caught up with old friends, and discussed the state of journalism today. (Photos by Tom Dzimian and Olivia Drake.)  
Guralnick ’83 Explores the Art of Order in Remodelista: The Organized Home

Guralnick ’83 Explores the Art of Order in Remodelista: The Organized Home

In this Q&A, Margot Guralnick ’83, coauthor of Remodelista: The Organized Home, speaks about her new book. The website, The Organized Home, features daily tips and ideas on discovering the art of order. Q: The current organizing philosophies are all about order over beauty. You believe order doesn’t have to be artless. Tell us about how you…
MGMT’s Goldwasser ’05, VanWyngarden ’05 Release 4th Album

MGMT’s Goldwasser ’05, VanWyngarden ’05 Release 4th Album

MGMT, a musical group formed in 2002 by Andrew VanWyngarden ’05 and Ben Goldwasser ’05, is back on the scene with their fourth album Little Dark Age, released in 2018. This recent release is their first in half a decade and it represents a fresh, but familiar, musical direction. Unlike their last two albums, which veered towards the eccentric,…
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Bulletin Board: Tejas Desai '03

Ahead of my class's 15th reunion, I wanted to let you know that I am running a campaign to publish my three book crime trilogy The Brotherhood Chronicle over a three year period with the public's support. I've started a fundraising campaign on GoFundMe and have already raised over a $1000 of a $3000 goal for the first book: https://www.gofundme.com/brotherhood-chronicle-crime-trilogy The international, multicultural trilogy is peopled with characters from all walks of life, religions, cultures, socioeconomic backgrounds and professions, and is informed by Hindu, Buddhist, Christian, Islamic and atheistic philosophy and thought. You can read more about it, as well as the aims of The New Wei literary movement and the praise for my other series, The Human Tragedy, on my website: http://tejas-desai.com/about.html Read More

Bulletin Board: Bannin Eyre '79

Peabody Award-winning public radio series Afropop Worldwide celebrates 30 years! Our May 3 gala at the City Winery in NYC salutes Garifuna musical iconAurelio Martinez, and Zimbabwean supergroup Mokoomba—the best party you’ll attend all year!  Read More

Bulletin Board: Catie Lazarus '99

Join Wes Alum: Slate Live Presents: Employee of the Month 9th Year Anniversary's Spectacular Spectacular Catie Lazarus ('99) interviews and honors: Hannibal Buress (Broad City, 30 Rock), Alex Lacamoire (Hamilton, Dear Evan Hansen), Emily Mortimer (Newsroom, Mary Poppins), and The Resistance Revival Chorus (Grammy's with Kesha & Women's March) Plus EOTM's house band with Andrew Bancroft (Wes 2000, aka Jelly D.) & Shockwave of (Wes's 2002 Lin-Manuel Miranda's Freestyle Love Supreme), Camille Harris and Smoota (TV on the Radio) Gramercy Theater 127 East 23rd Street, NYC, NY 8 pm, Thursday March 15th Doors open at 7 Tickets: HERE https://tinyurl.com/yaejfflp Read More

Bulletin Board: Julie Yannatta '91

Don’t we all need more laughter in our lives? Couldn’t we use a Global Laughter Revolution? Y’know, laughing together as a remedy for these troubled times. Join us on 6/3 at Apogee Studio in Santa Monica, CA for laugh off. Yuck it up. Tickets: www.thebighaha.com This is more than just a laughing matter. Guests will also enjoy live DJ music, food and beverages, and can expect to leave The Big Ha Ha giddier than when they arrived. Read More

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Wesleyan Magazine Issue 3 - 2017
Wesleyan Magazine Issue 3 - 2017
To walk Wesleyan’s campus is to be surrounded by history that whispers from buildings. Look inside to read about the Presidents who left their mark (or didn’t), the legendary faculty who built Wesleyan’s reputation, the controversies that raged, and the seismic changes in student life since the University was founded in 1831. All these moments, and more, make Wesleyan what it is today.