GSA Students at Wes?

<p>I've recently heard tale that Wesleyan is not as attracted to the stereotypical diversity gay-straight-alliance kid anymore. Is this true? Because I'm one of those kids, and I'm really interested in applying to Wes for diversity reasons especially. Would it hurt me to push these interests in my essay?</p>

<p>I don't know, but I would not be surprised. When we visited the administration was engaged in a pretty tedious battle with students about chalking, and it seemed to be the GSA students who were most strident about the chalking. I suppose public expression is a cause to embrace, but I think there are more important causes. I would not be surprised if the admin would try to avoid students it might think would be bring them more of the same conflict. I know not all GSA students are involved in the struggle. I am just saying it might be an issue.</p>

<p>Well, I go to Wes and Pattykk is misguided. The actual problem pertaining to the chalking wasn't because of anything the GSA kids were doing, but because of rude things written about the GSA kids by other students. There is currently, after the ban, some resentment towards the GSA kids who continue to chalk because they are taking it tooextremes writing some things about sticking their, well, activism, up your little brother. </p>

<p>Let's be frank, Wesleyan is a very, very vocal school.</p>

<p>Anyway, Wesleyan is a special case school. There was a point where being a woman made you different in the application. At a school like Wesleyan where the gay population is very noticable, being gay isn't "different." Emphasizing that on an application will not hurt or help you because they aren't trying to sway either way.</p>

<p>Wesleyan is an accepting place for gays. If you like the school, apply here as yourself, not through your sexuality.</p>