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10/29: Airbnb v. New York: Ilya Marritz '99 reports on how this icon of the new sharing economy has run into legal woes.
10/28: Architect Nathan Rich '02 offers a 9' x 18' solution—the size of a parking space—for affordable housing in New York City. #THISISWHY
10/28: “Every clinician in the United States would like this issue to be discussed, and we need guidance.” Medical ethicist Dr. Joseph Fins '82 weighs the risks of Ebola.
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Storytelling Project: Sam Paik ’90 and Ellen Paik ’16
Oct 21, 2014
"Whenever I go to the Freeman Athletic Center I always see your photo up on the wall." Ellen Paik ’16 talks with father Sam Paik ’90 about their shared Wesleyan experience.
Storytelling: Julia Mark ’13 & Charlie Mark P’13
Oct 14, 2014
Julia Mark ’13 reflects with her father Charlie Mark P’13 on generations of students living on campus and calling its buildings home.
Interview with Alexander Chee ’89
Oct 07, 2014
We interview Alexander Chee '89 about his time at Wesleyan and the impact it had on his career as a writer. #THISISWHY
Video: President Roth at the 92Y
Oct 28, 2014
President Michael Roth '78 recently spoke with NYT columnist Frank Bruni about “Why Liberal Arts Education Matters” as part of the 92nd Street Y's American Conversation series. #THISISWHY
Playlist: Wesconnect's Greatest Videos
Wesconnect presents its Greatest Hits in celebration of the 100th issue of the Now on Wesconnect alumni newsletter.
Video: Lin-Manuel Miranda '02
Oct 01, 2014
Lin-Manuel Miranda '02 returned to campus on Sept. 23 to talk about the origins of "In The Heights."
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Sasha Solodukhina '11: How to Disappear Completely
Aug 29, 2014
Sasha Solodukhina '11 on Kickstarter: "In the film 'How to Disappear,' Elliot must follow two simple rules: Obey the ruthless Time Keeper and DO NOT mess with the Universe!" Deadline: August 30, 2014
Tony Zosherafatain '10: I am the T, an FTM documentary
Tony Zosherafatain '10 on Indiegogo: "'I am the T' is a film that will portray the stories of transmen from a variety of cultural backgrounds." Deadline: Oct. 14, 2014
Jon Sargent '09: The Premiere Wooden Smartphone Speaker
Jon Sargent '09 on Kickstarter: "Raise funds to bring an acoustical and/or industrial designer onboard to streamline our existing wooden acoustic speaker for production" Deadline: Sept. 12, 2014
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Wesconnect’s Greatest in Entertainment
Oct 22, 2014
Wesconnect's Greatest Hits in Entertainment: Carter Bays '97 and Craig Thomas '97 (How I Met Your Mother), Matthew Weiner '87 (Mad Men), D.B. Weiss '93 (Game of Thrones) and the Emmys 2014.
Of teachers and classmates
How can you affect the future of your alma mater? Spread the word about the Binswanger Prize for Excellence in Teaching and Alumni Trustee Elections. Encourage your classmates to participate.
How we became Cardinals (and donned the red and black)
Once upon a time, we were mysterious lavender ministers. Herbert L. Connelly, Class of 1909, tells the tale of how we became Cardinals (and donned the Red and Black). #THISISWHY
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Santana ’98: Ebola backlash targets immigrants
CNN reporter Maria Santana ’98 highlights how some legislators are using the Ebola panic to fan anti-immigration reform.
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