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Wesconnect News

Marritz ’99 covers Airbnb’s legal battles in New York

Marritz ’99 covers Airbnb’s legal battles in New York

10/29: Airbnb v. New York: Ilya Marritz '99 reports on how this icon of the new sharing economy has run into legal woes.

Affordable housing in NYC, a solution from Rich ’02

Affordable housing in NYC, a solution from Rich ’02

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

Fins ’82 weighs risks of CPR on Ebola patients

Fins ’82 weighs risks of CPR on Ebola patients

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

Storytelling Project: Sam Paik ’90 and Ellen Paik ’16 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 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 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

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Wesconnect Video

Video: President Roth at the 92Y 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 Playlist: Wesconnect's Greatest Videos

Oct 21, 2014

Wesconnect presents its Greatest Hits in celebration of the 100th issue of the Now on Wesconnect alumni newsletter.

Video: Lin-Manuel Miranda '02 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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Crowdfunding Projects

Sasha Solodukhina '11: How to Disappear Completely 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: I am the T, an FTM documentary

Aug 29, 2014

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: The Premiere Wooden Smartphone Speaker

Aug 29, 2014

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 Features

Wesconnect’s Greatest in Entertainment 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 Of teachers and classmates

Oct 21, 2014

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) How we became Cardinals (and donned the red and black)

Oct 21, 2014

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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Women of Wesleyan

Storytelling Project: Sam Paik ’90 and Ellen Paik ’16 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.

Santana ’98: Ebola backlash targets immigrants Santana ’98: Ebola backlash targets immigrants

Oct 14, 2014

CNN reporter Maria Santana ’98 highlights how some legislators are using the Ebola panic to fan anti-immigration reform.

Storytelling: Julia Mark ’13 & Charlie Mark P’13 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.

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