The Social Science department at Wesleyan influences students in various ways, including in the classroom or through extra-curricular activities. Every social science teacher shared their sweet or sour moments while teaching.
Every year, the National Charity League recognizes senior girls and their family for their commitment to improving their community.
According to their website, “NCL Inc. is non-profit national organization of mother and daughter members in Chapters across the United States” (NationalCharityLeague.org). The mission of this organization is for mothers and daughters to develop leadership and cultural awareness with each other.
“Free at last. Free at last. Thank God almighty, we are free at last.” These were the final words in Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech in 1963.
Dr. King grew up when Jim Crow Laws and segregation were part of the daily life in the United States. He, however, was not satisfied living a life with division and inequality. Dr. King joined the Civil Rights Movement with other African Americans such as Rosa Parks, to raise awareness against discrimination and bring unity throughout the entire country.
Every two seconds, someone in the United States needs blood and that number is continuing to increase every day. However, each year, Wesleyan has the opportunity to help contribute to the emergency need for blood.
On Jan. 18, the Red Cross brought all of their equipment and set up a blood drive right in Chapman Library. Having a blood drive at Wesleyan really encourages faculty, staff, students and parents to donate blood at a location that is convenient for them. Keep Reading
A widespread event over the past couple of years with an expression of reform, unity and standing up against society in a way to protect the civil rights and sanctity of the people has been the Women’s March.
Amid controversy in the 2019 Women’s March, followers of the original group accused them of being biased or more favoring of white women; the group is believed to be ignoring real issues that others with diverse backgrounds struggle with on a daily basis. This affected the organization and the movement in a negative way causing the state of the United States and the overall sanity of the groups beliefs to be divided.