Students who were eligible for a Covid-19 booster shot were required to receive a dose by February 1, in order to be able to go off campus and attend off campus events. There have been five booster clinics on campus since December.
West Quad South Cluster hosted Casino Night, with a “007” theme, in Paresky Commons on February 5 from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Students had to pay $5 to watch and $10 to play; the proceeds will go to a charity determined by the West Quad South Cluster Council.
Sports events were canceled on February 5, due to the freezing weather conditions. Day students were also excused from classes.
On February 8, MOSAIC, Andover’s Mixed Heritage Affinity Space, held a dinner in Paresky from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. as part of Mixed Heritage Awareness Week (MHAW). The dinner featured a variety of food from different cultures and a lobby cake.
As a part of Black Art Month, there will be a photography workshop entitled “In Front of the Lens”at the Addison Gallery of American Art on February 19. The workshop was inspired by photographer Dawoud Bey’s book, “Class Pictures.”
Night at the Addison, originally planned to be held on February 4 but postponed due to flash freeze conditions, will occur on February 11. Night at the Addison is an annual student event, which includes photo stations and a scavenger hunt, hosted by the Addison Community Ambassadors.
Abbot Cabaret will be held in Kemper Auditorium on February 12. It is a student talent show hosted by the Abbot Cluster Council similar to Grasshopper, but on a smaller scale.