Posters of a secret society have been hung up around campus on the doors of dormitories and Paresky Commons with its title, “The winds of change have blown strong over Academy Hill, but great tradition survives underground still,” placed on top.
On January 20, around 9:00 p.m., Andover’s Blue Key Heads ran through the library, yelling “Doughnuts in [Susie’s!]” to inform students that there were free doughnuts available in Susie’s for a limited time. In related news, Jennifer Elliott ’94, Dean of Students and Residential Life announced in an all-school email the following day that Susie’s would be open as a gathering place for students, though the food service will remain closed for an indeterminate time, as members of the campus community who are in quarantine must pick up their green box meals in Susie’s.
Active Minds, a student club devoted to mental health on campus, sponsored a Stress Less Day on Thursday at Oliver Wendell Holmes Library, giving out stress balls, face maks, bubble wands, temporary tattoos, and books. The following day Active Minds also hosted a movie night and bake sale fundraiser on Friday, January 21, with proceeds being donated to the national non-profit organization Active Minds.
Guest concert pianist Victor Rosenbaum performed a recital in the Cochran Chapel on, January 23, at 3:00 p.m. (See B6)
The Rebecca M. Sykes Wellness Center will be holding a Covid-19 booster clinic on January 28, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Carter Lobby of Snyder Center.
Head of School Dr. Raynard Kington announced that “Head of School Day” will be on February 1, allowing the Andover community to enjoy a four-day weekend.
Abbot Cabaret, an annual student talent show sponsored by the Abbot Cluster, will be performed on January 29 at 3:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. inside Kemper Auditorium.