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This fall, choreographers Jawole Willa Jo Zollar and Liz Lerman combine their artistic methods to teach students interested in bridging academic and artistic research in DANC374: Blood, Muscle, Bone: The Anatomy of Wealth and Poverty. Zollar and Lerman are asking new questions about how these conditions are defined and will explore issues surrounding wealth disparity and its impact on the […]

Over the last few months, the WSA Cheese Co-Op Ad Hoc Committee has been planning a cheese co-op to provide local, artisanal cheeses to the Wesleyan community. We drafted a proposal, obtained administrative approval, and organized the logistics of the co-op. We are happy to announce that the Wesleyan cheese co-op will launch this semester.  […]

The Green Fund is a student-financed, student-managed fund for campus sustainability projects Do you have a project idea to decrease the carbon footprint of Wes? Decrease waste? Increase the use of renewable energy? We are looking for innovative, well-developed proposals that can move the university forward in sustainability and environmental stewardship. If you need help submitting a proposal or want […]

Dear First Years: Last year, students, the WSA, and the administration teamed up to create the Wesleyan Green Fund. The Green Fund is a student-elected, student-financed, and student-managed pool of money which will sponsor sustainability initiatives on campus. Projects sponsored by the Green Fund will decrease our carbon footprint and waste, increase our use of renewable energy and increase the visibility […]

The Waste Not! Tag Sale is an EON (Environmental Organizers Network)-sponsored effort run by the Sustainability Interns to reduce unnecessary waste during move-out and encourage items to be recycled from year to year.  At the end of the spring semester, Waste Not! volunteers collect unwanted items and then, in the fall, hold a HUGE tag […]