On March 26, the Interfaith Knitting Project hosted a knitting and crocheting session to help make blankets for immigrant families from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the basement of the Cochran Chapel. The session was open to everyone, regardless of faith or experience in knitting or crocheting.
As the first week of Spring Term has passed by, Andover has welcomed newly admitted students for Spring Revisit Days, including March 24, March 27, and April 3. Prior to each revisit day, a Cupcake Party and Talent Show has been hosted in Kemper for the newly admitted students.
PA Create and Phillips Academy Student Activities (PA StAct) collaborated to organize a Tie Dye Night, which was held outside Susie’s on March 24. Students had the opportunity to tie dye shirts for fun, but also in preparation for the Tie Dye Dance the next day. The Tie Dye Dance was held in Lower Right of Paresky Commons on March 25.
A series of CaMD and Brace Scholars will be presenting their work in March and April. CaMD Scholar Nick Liu ’23 will be presenting his research on the issues of Asian-Black solidarity in the context of global hip-hop movements in Kemper Auditorium on March 31. The following week, on April 3, Brace Fellow Graham Burtle ’24 will be talking about the challenges and joys of the lives of transmasculine people who lived during the American Wild West.
MOSAIC will be providing an opportunity to participate in a writing workshop with Sarah Kay from Project Voice on April 1 at 5:00 p.m.. Following this, there will be a performance by Sarah Kay in the Kemper auditorium at 8:00 p.m., which is open to the public free of charge, and will include Kay’s spoken word poetry. Afterwards, Kay will be selling and signing her books.
Andover’s first Zine Fest will be on Sunday April 23, and will be include hands-on workshops, talks, displays, and other activities concerning the world of comics and zines.
On April 28, the English Department will be hosting a reading by award-winning poet Ross Gay. Gay has published four books of poetry, including “Against Which,” “Bringing the Shovel Down,” “Be Holding,” and “Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude.” Over the years, he has also won a multitude of awards, such as the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award and the 2016 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award.