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3 Alumni Authors Published in Ploughshares

3 Alumni Authors Published in Ploughshares

Works by three Wesleyan alumni are published in the Winter 2020–21 issue of Ploughshares. Founded in 1971 and published at Emerson College, Ploughshares is an award-winning journal featuring the freshest voices in contemporary American literature. The issue includes: “The Man at the Top of the Stairs, On Rendering the Inner Life” by Steve Almond ’88;…
Behind the Beard: Cooper ’79 Captures Images, Stories of Professional Santa Clauses

Behind the Beard: Cooper ’79 Captures Images, Stories of Professional Santa Clauses

A couple years ago, Ron Cooper ’79, a retired corporate executive-turned-travel, documentary, and portrait photographer, was in New Mexico to photograph cowboys, Civil War re-enactors, gunslingers, and snake-handlers. After completing the shoot, one of the subjects asked if he could show Cooper a very different character that he also portrayed. “I agreed and he went…
Wesleyan Jeopardy! Contestants Remember Longtime Host Alex Trebek

Wesleyan Jeopardy! Contestants Remember Longtime Host Alex Trebek

Jeopardy! fans around the world are mourning the passing of longtime host Alex Trebek, who died on Nov. 8 at age 80. According to The New York Times, Trebek had hosted the show consistently since 1984, missing only one episode during that time—on April Fools’ Day in 1997, when he swapped places with the host…
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Bulletin Board: Andrew Grimaldi '87

On Saturday June 15, 2019, Team Andy (Andrew Grimaldi '87) will be participating in our 3rd Sharon Timlin Memorial 5K Race/Walk to Cure ALS. This event raises money towards a cure for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's Disease. ALS is a progressive and fatal neurodegenerative illness that attacks motor neurons. Last year in 2018 our small team of 14 people (out of over 500 participants) raised more than 13% of the total amount raised for the entire walk!... This year we want to be the number 1 fundraising Team for the 2019 race... pushing the Timlin Race to over $80,000 this year! Read More

Bulletin Board: Jeremy Paul '05

Curator of the weird, deviser of hybrid media and Executive Artistic Director of Maelstrom Collaborative Arts, Jeremy Paul '05, is successfully blurring the boundaries of Cleveland’s creative worlds.

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