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05/27: "That clock you hear is the sound of your own heart. Sink your teeth into this life, and don’t get let go. Congratulations." Lin-Manuel Miranda '02 delivers the Commencement address, urging the Class of 2015 to "not throw away their shot."
05/26: Your Cardinals on the Street live-tweeted WESeminars, speeches and receptions. Check the Storify out and see what happened.
05/26: Share your memories with others. Send us your photos or tag them on Flickr with #rc2015! Email
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Storytelling: Paul Hadzima ’59
May 13, 2015
Dinosaurs and mummies once cavorted at Wes. Paul Hadzima '59 tells the story of the lost collection of Judd Hall Museum.
Storytelling: Deborah Pearson Woodhouse ’79
Mar 09, 2015
We hear about the music of Memorial Chapel from Deborah Pearson Woodhouse '79, with special instrumentals by Professor Neely Bruce, who played at her wedding to John C. Woodhouse '79 in 1982.
Storytelling: Kate and Mike Gilles ’04
Mar 03, 2015
“There’s this really good-looking guy talking very passionately and knowledgeably about something I care a whole lot about.”
Lin-Manuel Miranda ’02 Hon. ’15 will not throw away his shot
May 27, 2015
"That clock you hear is the sound of your own heart. Sink your teeth into this life, and don’t get let go. Congratulations." Lin-Manuel Miranda '02 delivers the Commencement address, urging the Class of 2015 to "not throw away their shot."
Behind the Scenes of Mad Men, the Exhibit
The Mad Men exhibit at the Museum of the Moving Image creates an aura much like the TV show itself: an immersive nostalgia culminating in an ode to the process of creation.
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Video: Carter Bays '97 and Craig Thomas '97
The creators of How I Met Your Mother talked about the show and Wes with Professor Scott Higgins at Memorial Chapel during Family Weekend 2014.
Video: Happy Holidays
Jan 06, 2015
Holiday greetings from Michael Roth, Kari Weil and family.
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Kate Weiner: '15: Loam Environmental Arts Magazine
May 05, 2015
Kate Weiner on Indiegogo: "Loam is an environmental arts magazine dedicated to promoting the work of pioneering individuals and organizations in the realm of sustainability." Deadline: May 27
Jody Sperling '92: Bringing the Arctic Home
Apr 23, 2015
Jody Sperling on Indiegogo: "'Bringing Home the Arctic' is a dance production that expresses the dynamism and fragility of the polar icescape. The program draws on choreographer Jody's experience dancing on Arctic sea ice." Deadline: May 21.
Andrew Berends '94: Madina's Dream - World Premiere at SXSW Film Festival
Feb 27, 2015
Andrew Berends '94 on Kickstarter: "Help me finish Madina’s Dream, a glimpse into a forgotten war where rebels and refugees fight to survive in Sudan's Nuba Mountains, in time for its world premiere at South By Southwest." Deadline: March 8, 2015.
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Senior voices of Class of 2015
May 23, 2015
Jenna Starr '15, Jasmine Masand '15, and Camille Casareno '15 spoke as part of the "Senior Voices" program on May 23.
Martin ’02 cooks the world
May 12, 2015
Sasha Martin '02 set out to "cook the world," but Life From Scratch turned into a "walking meditation" on her origin story and a poignant memoir of food, family and forgiveness.
Levy ’96 on life after incarceration
Best American Essays 2015 editor Ariel Levy '96 writes "The Price of a Life," an essay on people who were freed from incarceration for crimes they didn't commit.
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