Category Archives: Wellesley College

This winter, the Wellesley Sleepwalker would have been buried in snow

The Sleepwalker sculpture at Wellesley College last year that caused such a ruckus would have actually been snowed under this year. He stood about 5-foot-9-inches, and we’re well past that depth this year in total snowfall. RELATED: Wellesley Sleepwalker lives on as multimedia project

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Friday the 13th, Wellesley Style

Happy Friday the 13th, Wellesley Hole #13 at Wellesley Country Club   Bonus #13 fact: Kim Bottomly is the 13th president of Wellesley College

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Parks & Rec’s Retta bringing comedy act to Wellesley

Retta, the comedian and actress best known for her role as Donna on NBC’s Parks & Recreation, is performing at Wellesley College on Feb. 26 at 7pm as part of a 3-day comedy festival at the school organized by the improv troupe Dead Serious. The event is free for Wellesley College students, $10 for visitors from off […]

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False alarm: Not another Wellesley College “Sleepwalker” statue

When I first spied this artsy-looking outdoor piece on the Wellesley College campus I assumed it must have been a promotion for the new Parviz Tanavoli exhibit launching this week at the Davis Museum. Yes, I figured it was a less audacious follow-up to last year’s nearly-naked “Sleepwalker” by Tony Matelli. But no, as a small sign […]

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Harvard Prof visiting Wellesley to discuss history of Wonder Woman

In an illustrated lecture at Wellesley College’s Collins Cinema on Thursday, Feb. 5 at 4:30pm, Harvard historian Jill Lepore develops on ideas from her most recent book The Secret History of Wonder Woman, a New York Times bestseller. Lepore recounts the biography of William Moulton Marston, the creator of Wonder Woman, to argue that Wonder […]

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JrCode Academy comes to Wellesley

When a couple of Wellesley moms wanted to expose their fifth-grade daughters to computer coding, they went online and did an intro to coding class together. Their kids loved it and came home after school every day eager to do more. When they finished the online class, moms Ruth Keyes and Nicole Zajec searched for […]

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