The annual Chinese Karaoke Night was held in Kemper Auditorium on October 26. Students sang with others in their Chinese classes on stage, while the crowd sang along to songs such as 小苹果 (Xiǎo píngguǒ) by 肖央 (Xiao Yang) and 王太利 (Wang Taili). The Chinese Department also prepared a scallion pancake munch at the end of the event.
For Halloween, UNICEF@PA organized a Halloween Prop & Candy Sale on October 28 and October 29. Students stopped by in front of Paresky Commons to buy props such as fake blood, fake teeth, fangs, mustaches, candy, and more to prepare for Halloween. All profits made from the sale will be donated to UNICEF, according to UNICEF@PA.
Andover students went trick-or-treating in Abbot during Abbotween on October 30. Dressed up in costumes, students also participated in a series of bonding activities including a pie-eating contest and sack races at Stowe House.
The Chinese Language Club held a Chinese language table on October 25 during dinner at Paresky Commons. Chinese-speaking students gathered in Lower left for rice cooking, furikake, and practicing their Chinese speaking skills.
The first round of voting for the Class of 2026 representatives was held on November 1 for the 29 candidates. Eight students with the highest votes gave speeches on November 2 before the final round of voting on November 4, where three class representatives will be selected.
On November 11, the Pan Athletic Center will be holding its opening after nearly two years of construction. However, it will close right after for minor construction changes and will officially open to students in late November. The Pan Center features a six-lane swimming pool, two full-size dance studios, a fitness gym, and lounge areas among other amenities for student use.