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A Wesleyan Family

Late in August, higher education lost one of its most ardent supporters when Senator Edward M. Kennedy passed away after his courageous battle with brain cancer. Although he will long be remembered for his unwavering advocacy for quality health care for all Americans, he did as much as anyone to mak…
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Anika Fischer ’10 is an art history and Italian studies double major who has served up enough victories to be the number–one player on the women’s team and win all–NESCAC honors. The journey to the top has not been easy—…
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Jacon Mayer ’10 transferred to Wesleyan partly because he’d read about its sailing club. When he arrived, however, he discovered that the club consisted mostly of a few students heading down to the river to get off campu…
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In a small and decidedly unpretentious dining area at Somerville High School outside Boston, about 40 teachers raise a din of conversation so loud that it’s hard to be heard. Teachers have a lot to say to each other, but…
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