“I’m writing a story about how Wellesley girls...” “We’re not girls, we’re—” but she’s drowned out by blasting music and drunken hellos.Or maybe it’s a school of bookworms who would rather focus on academics than waste their time on guys. But Wellesley students are not all Rapunzels or Gertrude Steins.Aldrin’s new book is “No Dream Is Too High: Life Lessons From a Man Who Walked on the Moon.” SCHEDULE Author of “No Dream Is Too High: Life Lessons From a Man Who Walked on the Moon,” Interviewed by Carolyn Kellogg Saturday, p.m., L. Times Stage › Alexander is a poet, educator and best-selling author of 21 books, including “The Crossover,” which received the 2015 John Newbery Medal for the Most Distinguished Contribution to American Literature for Children, among many other awards.Alexander believes that poetry can change the world and he uses it to inspire and empower young people through his Book-in-a-Day literacy program.Sign Up For Free Join for FREE, and start talking with other members, weighing in on community discussions, and more.Also, by registering and logging in you'll see fewer ads and pesky welcome messages (like this one! For someone who wasn't a party animal in high school, is it hard to adjust to the party scene at Wellesley?Wellesley College’s admissions office materials describe its students as having “many backgrounds and experiences” who are “serious, accomplished women who have a strong desire to grow personally.” In the sense that its student body is motivated and diverse, the glossy pamphlet is right.While Wellesley students are by no means average, they are, for the most part, normal.
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123 Andrés is a talented singer/songwriter whose show is an energetic and fun celebration of music for children and their families, showcasing Latin musical genres from salsa and bachata to plena, bolero, mariachi and more. She writes a weekly column for the print edition about California culture and politics and posts frequently on her blog about national news. SCHEDULE Diana Nyad With an Introduction by Robin Abcarian Saturday, 4 p.m., Town & Gown › Ideas Exchange: Arianna Huffington in Conversation With Robin Abcarian Sunday, 3 p.m., Bovard Auditorium › Agustin is the co-writer and co-star of the autobiographical play, “N*gger Wetb*ck Ch*nk,” which received acclaim from the L. Times, New York Times and Denver Post and won awards for its advancement of social justice in the arts. San Antonio College and contributed to a new book titled “Portraits of the Dream: The Importance of Investing in Undocumented America,” which promotes Dream Act legislation in Washington, D. SCHEDULE A Conversation With Social Justice/Writer Julissa Arce and Actor/Writer Rafael Agustin Saturday, a.m., Hoy Stage › Ahern is the award-winning and best-selling author of many adult novels, including “P. I Love You” and “Love, Rosie,” both of which became major motion pictures. He is the publisher of Dhaka Tribune, a national daily, and Bengal Lights, a literary journal.
His bilingual CD “¡Uno, Dos, Tres con Andrés en Español y Inglés! SCHEDULE Musical Act: Uno, Dos, Tres con Andrés Saturday, 1 p.m., Hoy Stage › Musical Act: Uno, Dos, Tres con Andrés Sunday, 1 p.m., Hoy Stage › Abcarian is an L. A UC Berkeley graduate With a journalism degree from Boston University, she covered the last three presidential campaigns and began her career across the street from the L. Ahmed is the author of three works of fiction: “The World in My Hands,” “Good Night, Mr.
Perhaps the only over-arching generalization that can be made is that they all worked hard enough in high school to get into a liberal arts college consistently ranked by US News and World Report as one of the best in the nation.
For a one of a kind institution, Wellesley does not seem to be a magnet for only extreme types.