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The last of the three drug panels inspired by the Molly incident and arrests will take place April 28th, 8PM, in Shanklin 107.  This panel focuses on regional and national policy, and panelists are very signficant people in the field: Ethan Nadelmann,  founder and executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance, the leading organization in […]

Due to overwhelming demand, the Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life, with the support of the African American Studies Program, the Center for Community Partnerships, the Office of Equity and Inclusion, and the Office of Student Activities and Leadership Development, will sponsor a second free showing of Selma, followed by a short talk […]

The Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life, with the support of the Center for Community Partnerships, the Office of Equity and Inclusion, and the Office of Student Activities and Leadership Development, is sponsoring a free showing of Selma, followed by a short talk by Ben Jackson, a veteran of the Selma demonstrations, and […]

You are invited to attend the Wesleyan PossePlus Retreat February 27 – March 1, 2015 | Incarnation Conference Center Free to all Wesleyan Constituents! RSVP: http://tinyurl.com/Wesleyan-PossePlusRetreat2015 Are you… Interested in discussing the recent events in Ferguson, Missouri? Concerned by recent police actions? Interested in learning more about power, authority, crime & punishment in the United […]

To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall, the German Studies Department has received a grant from the German Embassy in Washington DC and is looking for creative submissions pertaining to the historic event. Submissions can include a poem, a 1000-word essay, a one-page cartoon, a digital story, or even a […]

Are you interested in the politics surrounding the Affordable Care Act? Want to know more about how it’s being covered in the media? Looking to get involved in faculty research at Wesleyan? The Wesleyan Media Project and Professor Erika Franklin Fowler are seeking interested students for a short-term project related to the implementation of the […]

On Saturday, Sept 28, Wesleyan Association of Christian Thinkers (WACT) and the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life are holding an event with CT Against Gun Violence in Exley from 8:30am-2:00pm.  Governor Malloy, Middletown’s mayor, Senator Blumenthal, U.S. Representative Himes, and others are scheduled to gather here to discuss ways we can reduce gun violence […]

Forum: “Crisis in the Middle East” Thursday, Sept. 19, 7.30-9.30 pm PAC 001 Free and open to the public. A panel discussion on recent developments in the Middle East: Why have the hopes of the Arab Spring reached the current impasse, and what can be done to avoid further violence? Panelists:  Tarek Masoud, Associate Professor […]

Being on campus, it is often quite easy to live in a bubble and not hear about news that’s going on in the midst of work and things going on on campus.  However, one story that I have kept on my radar in the last couple of months was the Steubenville, Ohio rape case. Thinking […]

The Cold War of the Middle East: Saudi Arabia-Iran Relations Since tensions have been escalating recently between the two nations, with notable US involvement, this is particularly timely topic. From nuclear concerns to religious conflict, this topic features multiple facets that cannot be understood alone. Though the conflict is a complex one, we hope this […]