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Wells Daily News

1. May Day

Please join the Class of 2016 and Collegiate as Wells welcomes spring at May Day this Wednesday, May 1st at 4:45pm on the front lawn of Main.

Pamela Badian-Pessot

Mathematics Major

Economics Major

Collegiate Association Treasurer

Spanish Club Co-Chair

2. Please welcome guest speaker Elvis Morris Donkoh, executive director of the Alliance for Youth Development, an organization that provides community outreach, food and health services, and youth reproductive health education throughout the Asebu district in Ghana’s lowland rainforest Central Region. Elvis will be discussing the politics and economies of West African nations in addition to other topics such as children in Ghana, the HIV/AIDs epidemic, and empowering women though batik art to answer the question, "Why should I care about West Africa?"

After the talk he will be selling batik and bead art, all made in the town of Asebu, Ghana, where the Alliance for Youth Development is based. All profits will be donated to the AYD.

WHERE: Stratton Main Lecture Hall
WHEN: Thursday, May 2nd
WHAT TIME: 1:30 pm

Please come by and participate in the discussion with a true hero of West Africa.

This event is sponsored by Model UN, Political activism at wells, Political Science, International Studies, and Women’s and Gender Studies.

3. Board Game Tournament

Come play games, eat snacks, and win prizes this Friday from 6-10pm in the Sommer Center. Admission is $3 and all proceeds will go to the American Red Cross!

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Plagiarism Lunch Workshop

"Want pizza? Don’t want to go to Community Court for plagiarism? Great, come to the library Thursday at 12:30 for pizza and a quick workshop on how you can avoid plagiarism this finals period.

Event sponsored by the Writing Center and Wells College Collegiate Cabinet.

Any questions email feel free to email Peter Johnsen pjohnsen@wells.edu or Brenna Toomey btoomey@wells.edu"

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Wells Daily News

1. The WGS 245 Class Presents: The Body Monologues

On Tuesday April 30th at 5:30 in the Sommer Center, come watch and listen to monologues, written and performed by the class, that deal with body acceptance, rape culture, slut shaming, and what it means to be a person in this society.

2. May Day

Please join the Class of 2014 and Collegiate as Wells welcomes spring at May Day this Wednesday, May 1st at 4:45pm on the front lawn of Main.

Pamela Badian-Pessot

Mathematics Major
Economics Major
Collegiate Association Treasurer
Spanish Club Co-Chair

3. Attention Rising Seniors (Class of 2014):

It’s time to order your commencement regalia (Cap/Gown/Hood) at the Bookstore. If you place your order before May 17, your order will be waiting for you, at the bookstore, when you return to campus in August. The rental price is $96.00, plus tax, for a total of $99.86.

4. Guest Speaker Elvis Morris Donkoh

Please welcome guest speaker Elvis Morris Donkoh, executive director of the Alliance for Youth Development, an organization that provides community outreach, food and health services, and youth reproductive health education throughout the Asebu district in Ghana’s lowland rainforest Central Region. Elvis will be discussing the politics and economies of West African nations in addition to other topics such as children in Ghana, the HIV/AIDs epidemic, and empowering women though batik art to answer the question, "Why should I care about West Africa?"

After the talk he will be selling batik and bead art, all made in the town of Asebu, Ghana, where the Alliance for Youth Development is based. All profits will be donated to the AYD.

WHERE: Stratton Main Lecture Hall
WHEN: Thursday, May 2nd
WHAT TIME: 1:30 pm

Please come by and participate in the discussion with a true hero of West Africa.

This event is sponsored by Model UN, Political activism at wells, Political Science, International Studies, and Women’s and Gender Studies.

5. Come play games, eat snacks, and win prizes this Friday from 6-10pm in the Sommer Center. Admission is $3 and all proceeds will go to the American Red Cross!

6. Comments Requested in the Office of Student Achievement!

Have you visited the Writing Center this semester? Have you attended a study group or met individually with one of our peer tutors?

If you have, we need your feedback! The Office of Student Achievement is working to improve tutorial services offered to Wells Students, but we can’t do it without your comments!

Please take 5 minutes to follow the link below and participate in our survey.

Thank you for your time!

http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/RXZJKQT

-Theresa Mendez

Tutorial Coordinator

7. Returning Library Materials

To ALL STUDENTS:

ALL LIBRARY MATERIALS (Books, Videos and DVDs) have to be returned by

THURSDAY MAY 9th

A non-refundable charge of $50.00 per book and $75.00for Videos and DVDs

will be charged to your student account if they are late or not returned.

PLEASE START RETURNING WHAT YOU DON’T NEED ANYMORE ASAP

Any questions? Come see me at the Circulation Desk.

Good luck with exams!

The Library Staff

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1. Burlesque Troupe Show TONIGHT:

Come see the lovely ladies of the Burlesque Troupestrut their stuff on the stage at 7:30 p.m. in Barler Auditorium. Can’t wait to see you there!

2. Spinster’s Color Guard Workshop!

Wanna learn how to spin a flag, bo-staff, or rifle? Come to the Sommer Center on Sunday, April 28th at 2pm! Learn how to spin, toss, do body work, and pretty much anything else you can think of!

3. Students! Faculty! Staff!

Subscribe to The Sycamore!

Receive a personalized copy of our Day & Night issue! Simply email your name and campus mailbox number or office location to wellssycamore by April 29th.

4. Events in Syria affect the international community, but have you heard about it? How much do you know? Want to know more?

Come to the discussion "Happening in Syria, involving everyone," the panel includes MSA members, the Political Science department and PAW. Open to the Wells Community on Monday, April 29th at 12:30 in the AER.

Bring your questions!

5. Poetry Class Reading!

On Monday at 7:00 in the Art Exhibit Room, members of this year’s Advanced Poetry Writing class will read from their current work.

It has been an exceptional class. Come hear wonderful and surprising poems, and support your local poets!

Refreshments will be served.

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1. Psychology Senior Thesis Poster Presentation & Reception: The Wells Community is cordially invited to attend the annual Psychology Senior Thesis Poster Presentation and Reception which will be held this year on Thursday, April 25, 5-7pm in Stratton Atrium. The Psych Seniors are eager to share their senior thesis work! There will be finger food and drink (including a cash wine bar – ID required.) Please come celebrate and support the Psych Seniors!

2. Treasurer’s Roundtable
Treasurer’s Roundtable is this Thursday, the 25th, at 7pm in Stratton 209. All club, classes and trial club treasurer’s are required to attend or your budget will be docked next year.
Economics Major

Pamela Badian-Pessot ’14

Mathematics Major
Collegiate Association Treasurer
Spanish Club Co-Chair

3. ALL LIBRARY MATERIALS HAVE TO BE RETURNED by Thursday MAY 8

To All students

A non-refundable charge of $50 per book and $75 for DVDs and Videos will be charged to your account if they are late or not returned.

Start bringing back those materials that you don’t need anymore. It will be very helpful

!The Library Staff CONGRATULATES our seniors and wishes you all a great summer.!

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Wells Daily News

1. Attention rising Juniors:

It’s time to order your Junior mugs. Come to the bookstore and fill out your order. Total price is $43.19.

You are allowed a maximum of 3 lines of personalization. Each line has a maximum of 20 characters, including spaces and punctuation.

Orders must be placed by May 10. Mugs will be in ready for pick-up in late August or early September.

Richard Kloster

Wells College Bookstore, Manager

Smith Hall

170 Main St

Aurora, NY 13026

Ph: 315-364-3261

Fx: 315-364-3325

www.wells.edu

2. Orchestra and Jazz Band Concert-Thursday, April 25 at 7 PM in Barler Hall

Dear Wells Community,

You are cordially invited to the end of the year Chamber Orchestra and Jazz Band concert featuring many talented Wells students. We are also happy to present a World Premier performance of an orchestral work by our very own Wells College student, T.J. Wissick.

Other orchestral pieces on the program: "Overture to Don Giovanni" and the Fourth Movement of Symphony No. 25 both by W.A. Mozart, and Selections from "Les Miserables."

The Jazz Band will be performing some "real happening" tunes: "Dominoes," "Jumpin’ Jack Jive," "Superstition," "When Sunny Gets Blue," and ending with the crowd pleaser "Pick Up the Pieces."

Our student musicians: Courtney Fesko, T.J. Wissick, Chelsea McGrath, Emma Martin, Heidi Schlager, Raymond Soriano, Rachel Nichols, Sarah Johnson, Jackson Maloney, Christopher Tinozzi, Jennifer Richardson, Chris Flood, Katie Eidem, Indy Harrington, Hayden Shuster, Karen Kramarsyck, and Ian Miller.

We will also be joined by guest harpist Myra Kovary.

Please come and celebrate the final concert of the season with us and support our hard working and dedicated students!

Hope to see you there,

Laura Campbell, Director

3. Psychology Senior Thesis Poster Presentation & Reception:

The Wells Community is cordially invited to attend the annual Psychology Senior Thesis Poster Presentation and Reception which will be held this year on Thursday, April 25, 5-7pm in Stratton Atrium. The Psych Seniors are eager to share their senior thesis work! There will be finger food and drink (including a cash wine bar – ID required.) Please come celebrate and support the Psych Seniors!

4. Treasurer’s Roundtable
Treasurer’s Roundtable is this Thursday, the 25th, at 7pm in Stratton 209. All club, classes and trial club treasurer’s are required to attend or your budget will be docked next year.

Pamela Badian-Pessot ’14

Economics Major
Mathematics Major
Collegiate Association Treasurer
Spanish Club Co-Chair

5. Get Ready to Party in Paradise!

Programming Board is hosting its Spring Weekend 2013!

Thursday, April 25th
~ 4-6pm Bro Tank Tie-Dye at the Sommer Center
~ 8-10pm It’s a POOL PARTY! in Schwartz

Friday, April 26th
~ 7:30pm Burlesque Troupe Production in Barler Hall
~ 10p-1am "Don’t Worry, Be Happy" Dance in Sommer

Saturday, April 27th
~ 1-4pm Paradise Carnival on Main Lawn ~ 8pm Fireworks on Main Lawn
~ 8:30pm Caribbean Extravaganza on Main Lawn *Steel Drum Band
*Featuring Shemika Charles

Please be mindful of your behavior!

6. Spinster’s Color Guard Workshop!
Wanna learn how to spin a flag, bo-staff, or rifle? Come to the Sommer Center on Sunday, April 28th at 2pm! Learn how to spin, toss, do body work, and pretty much anything else you can think of!

Thank you,
Tori

7. Events in Syria affect the international community, but have you heard about it? How much do you know? Want to know more?
Then come to the discussion "Happening in Syria, involving everyone," the panel includes MSA, the Political Science department and PAW. Open to the Wells Community on Monday, April 29th at 12:30 in the AER.

8. State Theatre of Ithaca’s 3rd Annual –“Benefit My State” – a 70’s State of Mind (featuring The Destination) set for Saturday, April 27th

State Theatre of Ithaca, Inc., the not-for-profit owner/operator of downtown Ithaca’s last remaining historic performing arts venue, is putting the fun in fundraiser with their 3rd annual “Benefit My State” fundraising concert. “Benefit My State – A 70’s State of Mind” is taking place on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 7:30 PM and will feature a live performance by The Destination. The Destination is a 9 piece dance band that is preparing to bring the funk, disco and soul back to the State Theatre for one night only. Three outstanding vocalists and four horns set this group apart from virtually every other group in Central New York.

In addition to the concert, this event also features a major raffle contest and a silent auction. Raffle prizes include a summer cruise for 40 courtesy of Cayuga Lake Cruises, a $500 travel voucher from Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport, and a Rock Star Package from La Tourelle Resort & Spa. A 5-course bourbon dinner for 10 at Booker’s Backyard, a private comedy show featuring ComedyFLOPs, and a 2013 Family Membership to Ithaca Swim Club are just a few of the items included in the silent auction. Raffle tickets are only $5 each and winning tickets will be drawn on stage at the end of the concert.

General admission tickets for “Benefit My State – A 70’s State of Mind” are on sale now and are $15 in advance and $20 the day of the show; student tickets are $10. A limited number of VIP tickets will be available at $100 per person or two for $175. The VIP experience includes food and drinks starting at 5:00 PM at Lot 10 Bar and Lounge, right next to the theatre, and free drinks during the show. More information is available through the State Theatre Box Office at 105 W. State/MLK Jr. St., by calling 607-277-8283, or online at www.stateofithaca.com. All proceeds will directly benefit the State Theatre of Ithaca, Inc.

Located at 107 West State/MLK Jr. Street, in the heart of downtown Ithaca, The State Theatre is the crown jewel of Tompkins County’s arts community, hosting over 70 events and attracting over 45,000 patrons per year. More information is available online at www.stateofithaca.com.

Carolyn V. Ambrose

Patron Services & Marketing Coordinator

State Theatre of Ithaca, Inc.

105 W. State/MLK Jr. St.

Ithaca, NY 14850

w: 607-277-8283 ext. 898

m: 607-229-5461

State Theatre Facebook

State Theatre Twitter

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Wells Daily News

1. Come to The Chronicle Reading Tuesday (tomorrow) at 7:00 in the AER!

Hear students who are featured in the Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 issues of The Chronicle read their pieces and talk about their photos.

Sugar High will be providing delicious treats!

2. Get Ready to Party in Paradise!

Programming Board is hosting its Spring Weekend 2013!

Thursday, April 25th
~ 4-6pm Bro Tank Tie-Dye at the Sommer Center
~ 8-10pm It’s a POOL PARTY! in Schwartz

Friday, April 26th
~ 7:30pm Burlesque Troupe Production in Barler Hall
~ 10p-1am "Don’t Worry, Be Happy" Dance in Sommer

Saturday, April 27th
~ 1-4pm Paradise Carnival on Main Lawn ~ 8pm Fireworks on Main Lawn
~ 8:30pm Caribbean Extravaganza on Main Lawn *Steel Drum Band
*Featuring Shemika Charles

Please be mindful of your behavior!

3. Treasurer’s Roundtable

Treasurer’s Roundtable is this Thursday, the 25th, at 7pm in Stratton 209. All club, classes and trial club treasurer’s are required to attend or your budget will be docked next year.

Pamela Badian-Pessot ’14

Economics Major
Mathematics Major
Collegiate Association Treasurer
Spanish Club Co-Chair

4. Spinster’s Color Guard Workshop!

Wanna learn how to spin a flag, bo-staff, or rifle? Come to the Sommer Center on Sunday, April 28th at 2pm! Learn how to spin, toss, do body work, and pretty much anything else you can think of!

5. Events in Syria affect the international community, but have you heard about it? How much do you know? Want to know more?

Then come to the discussion "Happening in Syria, involving everyone," the panel includes MSA, the Political Science department and PAW. Open to the Wells Community on Monday, April 29th at 12:30 in the AER.

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