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News In Brief: February 24, 2017

The Addison hosted Overkill Underground on Friday from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.. Students enjoyed the party which showcased art by a pair of new artists in residence, Triple Candie. In addition to the new art, there was a virtual reality room, a photobooth, and a live jazz band.

Lee Labs by the Andover Moviemakers Club was also hosted on Friday. This project, which has been conducted for the past three weeks, includes ten groups of around three or four people. Each group made a film, which all included a short list of certain lines and actions, according to Jackson Lee ’17, Co-Head of the Moviemakers Club and the primary organizer for the Lee Labs. The audience was shown the films and then were challenged to find out what the lines were.

The Juniors Only Den Dance was scheduled for Friday to make up for the cancelled class tubing trip to Nashoba Valley. This trip was moved to a different date twice before officially being called off. Beginning at 8:30 p.m., juniors enjoyed the music and refreshments in the den. The playlist for the dance was prepared by class representatives Shahinda Bahnasy ’20 and Nolan Hamilton ’20.

The Regional Dance took place Saturday night in the Borden Gym. Teagan Thompson ’18 and Rose Poku ’17 DJ’ed the dance. This dance included students from Andover as well as others from neighboring schools like Brooks and Concord High.

The College for Cambodia Club showed “The Killing Fields,” a documentary, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday in the Underwood Room. The club gathered and watched this documentary together. Related to their club, the documentary was about Pol Pot’s regime and the genocide that happened during that time period in Cambodia.

This week was Korean Awareness Week. Tuesday’s dinner in Paresky Commons was a Korean meal called Bibimbap, which is an assortment of vegetables and rice with a touch of spiciness. Also for Korean Awareness Week, a karaoke night was held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the common room of 1924 House Wednesday night.

National Geographic’s Gender Revolution, which was shown Sunday in Kemper Auditorium followed by a conversation facilitated by members of the Brace Center advisory board and the GSA, is now available for viewing on Mediaspace.

Feb 24, 2017