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Farm Tours, Fun, Food at 2009 Pumpkin Fest

Wesleyan’s Long Lane Farm Club hosted the sixth annual Pumpkin Festival Oct. 31 at the farm on Long Lane. The event was open to the Wesleyan and local community. Activities included food, baked goods, live music, Farmer’s Market vendors, pumpkin sales and painting, face painting, t-shirt designing and tours of the organic farm.

Music was provided by the student band, 350 degrees, and faculty band, the Mattabessett Pickers. (Photos by Valerie Marinelli)

Student Team Makes Smart Investments during Economic Struggle

Wesleyan Investment Group co-chairs Dan O'Brien '10, Ramanan Sivalingam '10 and Mike Levin '09 make executive decisions on a Wesleyan account.

While the financial markets continue to decline, a group of Wesleyan students is proving that there’s always a way to defy the current trend.

This fall, the student-run Wesleyan Investment Group increased their portfolio from $27,500 up to $44,000.

“We’re very selective in our stock purchases, and we analyze each company very carefully,” says Wesleyan Investment Group co-chair Ramanan Sivalingam ’10.

Sivalingam and the group’s other two co-chairs Dan O’Brien ’10 and Mike Levin ’09 manage the group. It has about 20 active members and 40 subscribed to the club’s list-serve. Participants are from all currently matriculated class years.

“We’re a diverse group when it comes to general knowledge of the stock market

Activity Fair Promotes Student Organizations

Cheek to Cheek Swing Dancing

The 17th Annual Student Activities Fair was held Sept. 19 in the Spurrier-Snyder Hockey Rink. Student groups and organizations, such as a student swing dancing ensemble pictured above, provided information, sign-up sheets, materials and performed activities associated with their individual organizations.