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Join members of Wesleyan Students for Disability Rights for dinner and a lively conversation about the politics, history, and controversies surrounding language used to talk about disabilities and people with disabilities. Information about disability services will also be available. Afterwards, students with disabilities will be available to discuss their experiences on campus. All are welcome! […]

According to the EPA, environmental justice is a social movement that seeks to ensure “the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, sex, national origin, or income with respect to the development, implementation and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies.”  The following readings, which will be the focus of […]

The Academic Self Reflection essay is intended to help new students think about where they have been–and where they are going–in their academic careers. Please take an hour or so to reflect upon the prompt and write a thoughtful response. There are no right or wrong answers; the exercise is purposely open-ended to encourage freedom […]

College life, as exciting as it is, can be significantly different from your past experiences. New environment, new friends, new classes, new ideas, new experiences are yours for the taking! There is familiarity with being a student since you’ve been doing that most of your life, but you may need to adapt your study habits […]