THIS WEEK’S HEADLINES

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College to begin Munger Hall renovations in June 2015

Munger dining hall will replace Pomeroy and Lulu dining halls By EVELYN TAYLOR-MCGREGOR ’16 News Editor Munger Hall is the first residence hall in line for a complete internal renovation as … [Read More...]

Courtesy of Wenyan Deng '15

WEN IN ENGLAND: Adventuring through Scotland

By Wenyan Deng ’15 Staff Columnist As a junior in Wellesley’s Class of 2015 originally from Beijing, China, I am currently reading International Politics at The University of Cambridge in the United … [Read More...]

THE WELLESLEY NEWS STAFF EDITORIAL: WAAM-SLAM2 should be commended for demanding necessary institutional changes

Yesterday, Wellesley Academic Action Movement-Siblings Leading Action for Multiculturalism 2 (WAAM-SLAM2) organized a protest that marched to Green Hall with a list of ten demands for the … [Read More...]

Courtesy of Marvel

Marvel goes political with ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’

By KILY WONG ’16 Staff Writer Raking in $95 million in ticket sales just after opening weekend, Marvel’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” did not disappoint as a sequel. By filling the … [Read More...]

Tara Gupta ’16 ran 118th Boston Marathon

By Emily Bary ’14, Staff Writer   Tara Gupta ’16 was so moved by the way the Boston area united after the marathon bombings last year that she decided to run the race this year. She has had … [Read More...]

WAAM-SLAM2 protests against administration, demands Latin@ and ethnic studies

By XUEYING CHEN ’16 and GRACE BENNETT-PIERRE ’16 Co-Editor-in-Chief and Staff Writer Students marched in two protests on Saturday at the Seven Sisters Latin@ Conference in Pendleton Atrium and yesterday in Green Hall. Wellesley Academic Action Movement-Siblings Leading Action for Multiculturalism (WAAM-SLAM2) organized the protests. WAAM-SLAM2 is a joint effort of Latin@s Unidas Changing Academia […]

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THE WELLESLEY NEWS STAFF EDITORIAL: WAAM-SLAM2 should be commended for demanding necessary institutional changes

Yesterday, Wellesley Academic Action Movement-Siblings Leading Action for Multiculturalism 2 (WAAM-SLAM2) organized a protest that marched to Green Hall with a list of ten demands for the administration. The group is composed of “Asian, Black, Latin@, Native, Differently-Abled, First-Generation and LGBTQ-identified students at Wellesley College,” as identified in its Transformative Justice and Education Bill, WAAM-SLAM2 […]


This Week | Features

Courtesy of Wenyan Deng '15

WEN IN ENGLAND: Adventuring through Scotland

By Wenyan Deng ’15 Staff Columnist As a junior in Wellesley’s Class of 2015 originally from Beijing, China, I am currently reading International Politics at The University of … [Read More...]

Wellesley’s Latin@ Month events, poster campaign stress tolerance and inclusion

By KRISTEN GREEN ’14  Features Editor On April 8, Wellesley hosted Rick Najera, author of  “Almost White: Forced Confessions of a Latino in Hollywood,” and an actor and … [Read More...]


This Week | Arts

Courtesy of Marvel

Marvel goes political with ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’

By KILY WONG ’16 Staff Writer Raking in $95 million in ticket sales just after opening weekend, Marvel’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” did not disappoint as a sequel. By filling the … [Read More...]

Courtesy of HBO

‘Game of Thrones’ lives up to its bloody reputation

HBO’s smash hit returns for a fourth season By Sharvari Johari ’17 Staff Writer Gratuitous sex and violence, an attractive cast and human stories are told in a fantasy world and dragons. It … [Read More...]


This Week | Sports

Tara Gupta ’16 ran 118th Boston Marathon

By Emily Bary ’14, Staff Writer   Tara Gupta ’16 was so moved by the way the Boston area united after the marathon bombings last year that she decided to run the race this year. She has had … [Read More...]

First woman to have run Boston Marathon speaks to Wellesley students

By ANNE LIU ’17 Sports and Wellness Editor On Tuesday, April 15, Roberta Louise “Bobbi” Gibb spoke to Wellesley students about her experiences as the first woman to have run the entire Boston … [Read More...]


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