Tagged: fun

The Nutcracker performance in Harvard Square

The Core didn’t have enough tickets for all current students to go see the Boston Ballet production of The Nutcracker this year, but ’tis the season for holiday ballet, so students of the Core are strongly encouraged to pursue the alternate routes to an audience seat. 1. Look into getting student rush tickets to the BB production, […]

Indiana Jones meets Malinowski

On Thursday November 29th, Professor Barfield will lecture to the students of CC203 about anthropologist Bronislaw Malinowski and his ideas of exchange and reciprocity. Thinking about Malinowski’s continuing if too-little acknowledge impact on our society, we present this clip from The Young Indiana Jones. In it, our young protagonist is asking the elderly, wise ethnologist for […]

Core Scavenger Hunt on Saturday

A message from Prof. Eckel… This is just a reminder that we are planning an exciting (and challenging) new scavenger hunt this Saturday through the galleries and graveyards of Boston. I hope that you will consider putting together a team and joining the competition. The hunt will begin in the Core office (CAS 119) at […]

This Saturday: Mummies, Ghosts, and Graveyards

A Halloween scavenger hunt through the galleries and graveyards of Boston. Prizes will be awarded to the first three teams to complete the journey! Organized by the Core Curriculum in CAS. Grab some friends, create a team, and join us in the Core office on Saturday morning, 11 am, to begin. You can email the […]

Core revels at the Frog Pond

On Friday, February 11th, a crew of Core congregants convened on Boston Common with a few of the faculty, for an evening of frivolity and physical fitness: skating on that iciest of seasonal attractions, the Frog Pond rink. Cocoa was had, our sources report. Happiness levels were uniformly elevated in all participants. Photo courtesy Prof. […]