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White House Blatantly Steals Wesleyan’s This Is Why Campaign

As our good friends at Wesleying point out on Twitter, the Obama administration has gone out and lifted wholesale Wesleyan’s fundraising campaign, This Is Why, to sell the Affordable Care Act. This Is Why has been Wesleyan’s primary fundraising slogan for a couple of years, with a website showing people’s This Is Why stories for why […]


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2014 Oscac Nominations

The nominations are in! Best Picture Spring Breakers Spring Breakers Spring Breakers Spring Breakers Spring Breakers Spring Breakers Spring Breakers Spring Breakers Spring Breakers Best Actor James Franco (Spring Breakers) James Franco (Spring Breakers) James Franco (Spring Breakers) James Franco (Spring Breakers) James Franco (Spring Breakers) Best Actress Selena Gomez (Spring Breakers) Vanessa Hudgens (Spring Breakers) Ashley Benson (Spring […]


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Trinity President, Faculty Clash Over ASA Israel Boycott

On December 17th, the American Studies Association officially voted for an academic boycott of Israel, by a two-to-one margin. Elizabeth Redden reports, The resolution approved by a plurality of ASA members cites as a rationale the lack of “effective or substantive academic freedom for Palestinian students and scholars under conditions of Israeli occupation” and calls for […]


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Wesleyan Athlete-Alums Hate Your Dumb E-mails

In a kerfuffle reminiscent of the NYU reply-allpocalypse that e-mail-chained out of control when 40,000 NYU students realized they could reply-all to a benign bursar e-mail, a Wesleyan Athletics  e-mail announcing a brand-spanking-new giving page (’tis the season) unwittingly contained a glitch that turned replies to the athletic director into listserve blasts to the entire athlete-alum community. […]


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Finals Fodder: Tufts Bananas

It’s that time of year, folks. Snow is on the ground, the nights are getting longer, and studying is  harder and harder by the hour. Just so hard. This calls for a novelty Twitter account! Tufts Bananas has firmly established itself as a campus present, looming large in the mind of banana eaters everywhere. Some Jumbos feel […]


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680 Brave ‘Cacletes

680 student-athletes across the ‘Cac were just named to the 2013 NESCAC Fall All-Academic Team. That means sophomores and above who earned a varsity letter and a GPA above 3.35. That’s a hell of a lot of brainy athletes. That’s more than twice as many athletes as it took for the Spartans to hold off the […]