The movie Dunkirk, directed by Christopher Nolan, was a movie about the historical evacuation at Dunkirk, which was the biggest evacuation in modern history where about 330,000 troops were evacuated off the beaches of Dunkirk. In the movie, this portrayal of the evacuation was split into three parts: land, sea and air. Keep Reading
Atlanta was bursting at the seams with thousands of enthusiastic fans this Labor Day attending the 31st annual Dragon Con. Over 80,000 people, many clad in their favorite characters’ costumes, flooded the Hyatt Regency, Sheraton, Atlanta Hilton, Marriott Marquis and Westin Peachtree Plaza hotels to discuss shared interests. Keep Reading
Despite spending one hour every day, five days a week for nine months out of the year with their teachers, many students do not have an opportunity to really get to know them. With the addition of Teacher Spotlight to the Green and Gold, students are able to learn more about their teachers within a matter of minutes.
Wesleyan caters to its audience in the aspect of extracurricular activities, and with the new addition of the History Bowl, its résumé is only growing.
With its focus on historical questions, History Bowl is a year-long, nation-wide, inter-school league with competitions all throughout the schoolyear. The first competition was in November, but three more will take place over the next six months: a regular competition in January, state in March and nationals in April.
The Wesleyan team, led by Ted Russell, was able to attend the November competition. Despite being its first year participating in History Bowl, the school performed very well. Junior Jack Lambert said, “We had quarterfinal and semifinal Varsity finishes and JV won the whole tournament.”
Ciao Italia! With just a jump, skip and a hop away, Wesleyan was across the globe in Italy this past summer. They were off, and the students were ready to learn and expand their with through new culture, history and art. Their travels included stops at the famous cities of Verona, Venice, Florence, Assisi, Pompeii, Sorrento, Capri and Rome. When most people think of Italians, they typically think of short, tan and dark haired people, but what they do not know, is Northern Italy populates people who are fairer skinned with lighter hair as a result of their surrounding climate. Their first stop was Verona, Italy, where they were instantly submerged in Italian Verona, the city of Romeo and Juliet, is said to be one of the most romantic cities in the world.