News in Brief

This Week:


On April 7, “Unguarded” was screened in the Kemper Auditorium at 7 p.m.. The movie was released in 2011, and follows Chris Herren, a famous basketball player, and displays how his promising career was destroyed by drug addiction. 

The Year in Reflection Cafe was held in the Underwood Room on April 9, at 7 p.m.. The cafe included discussions about the transition and life at Andover. The cafe will have pastries and more. It was organized by Out of the Blue, a club supported by CaMD with the goal of capturing and spreading stories of the students and faculty at Andover to the broader community. 

On Easter April 9, a Protestant Service was held at 6 a.m. near the graveyard as a sunrise service. There was a fire pit as well as breakfast treats served. Later in the day, there was an Easter Sunday Catholic Mass, followed by festive fellowship, hospitality, and desserts. This was held in the lower level of the Cochran Chapel, and was open to everyone. 

The first of three Student Recitals this term took place on April 12, starting at 1:45 p.m.. The recital was held in the Timken Room in Graves Hall, and featured nine student musicians. This will be followed by a Senior Recital on April 14, with Iris Guo ’23 and Amina Hurd ’23. 


Looking Ahead:


The Binky Patrol Event will take place in the Connected Learning Rooms in the Oliver Wendall Holmes Library, on April 19 at 2 p.m.. Students and colleagues will participate in this Non Sibi project, sewing block quilts and making blankets. Binky Patrol will then distribute the blankets and quilts to children who are ill or in foster care. 

The Arab American Heritage Keynote will feature Dr. Laila Lalami, who will discuss her novel “The Other Americans.” The Other Americans is a family saga, murder mystery, and a romance story all mixed in one, and will be up for sale at the event. Moreover, Laila Lalami is an award winning author of five books, and her essays have appeared in the Los Angeles Times as well as the Washington Post. The event will be held on Friday, April 21 8:30 p.m. at the Kemper Auditorium. 

The Relay for Life event will be held in the Snyder Center, on April 22 from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. The event’s primary goal is to join in the Fight Against Cancer by spreading the word, getting involved, and fundraising. The relay is open to all students, faculty, staff, parents, siblings, and will include music, dance performances, food, and drinks.