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Ashdown Brunch!

TODAY! Sunday, 1 May 2016 | 12:00 - 13:00 | Hulsizer Room

Please bring your own plates and utensils to help reduce waste :)
Sponsored by ODGE, GradRat, Ashdown
 

Movie and Coffee Outing

TODAY! Sunday, 1 May 2016 | 15:30 - 19:00 | Aerobics Room

The movie we are going to see is called "The Man Who Knew Infinity," (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0787524/). We will meet in the Ashdown lobby at 3:30 PM to walk to the Kendall Square Cinema for the 4:10 PM showing. After the movie (about 2 hours long), we will walk to a nearby coffee shop and discuss the movie. You can meet us at the theater or in the Ashdown lobby, but spots are limited. You can sign up for this event here: http://signup.mit.edu/416000100.
 

Movie and Coffee Outing

TODAY! Sunday, 1 May 2016 | 15:30 - 19:00 | Kendall Square Cinema

The movie we are going to see is called "The Man Who Knew Infinity," (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0787524/). We will meet in the Ashdown lobby at 3:30 PM to walk to the Kendall Square Cinema for the 4:10 PM showing. After the movie (about 2 hours long), we will walk to a nearby coffee shop and discuss the movie. You can meet us at the theater or in the Ashdown lobby, but spots are limited. You can sign up for this event here: http://signup.mit.edu/416000100.
 

Game of Thrones Viewing Party - Season 6

TODAY! Sunday, 1 May 2016 | 20:30 - 22:30 | Hulsizer Room

This is the Episode 2 of the season 6 of Game of Thrones Viewing Party. Soda, snacks and ice cream will be served!
Sponsored by Graduate Students Council
 

Third Floor: Thai Dinner

Monday, 2 May 2016 | 19:00 - 20:00 | Floor 3 Kitchen

Join us next Monday, May 2nd for a Thai-inspired dinner in the third floor kitchen with your friends from the third floor. I can't guarantee that it will be authentic, but I can guarantee that it will be delicious. :) Please sign up here so I know how much food to buy. As always, please bring cups, plates, utensils, and friends to save money and the environment.
 
Past events »

"Jerusalem" screening and discussion

Wednesday, 27 April 2016 | 19:00 - 21:00 | Hulsizer Room

Do you want to visit Jerusalem? Join us on April 27 at 7pm in the Hulsizer Room, for the screening of the astonishing documentary "JERUSALEM" organized by Anjad, our Residential Scholar from Palestine. Washington Post called it "the closest you can get to praying at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Western Wall, without actually going there". This will be followed by a question and answer opportunity with a Palestinian and an Israeli who lived their lives there. Food will be served, so please bring your own plate and utensils. You must RSVP for this event here.
 

Empanadas cooking (and eating)

Monday, 18 April 2016 | 19:00 - 22:00 | Floor 2 Kitchen

Laura, Ashdown's Residential Scholar from Argentina, will be showing us how to cook delicious empanadas! Join us for an evening of cooking and eating! As always, please bring your own plate and utensils. You must sign up for the event here.
 

Ashdown Research Party

Sunday, 17 April 2016 | 18:00 - 23:00 | Hulsizer Room

The First Ashdown Research Party! Come to hear about your friends' exciting research projects, with dinner served at 6pm! Please bring your own plates and utensils to help reduce waste.
 

Falafel cooking (and eating)

Monday, 11 April 2016 | 19:00 - 20:00 | Floor 2 Kitchen

Join us for an evening of Falafel making and eating! Anjad, Ashdown's Residential Scholar from Palestine will teach us how to make Falafel and then we'll all feast! We'll have all the ingredients ready, so you don't need to bring anything other than an empty stomach! You must RSVP for the event here.
Sponsored by Ashdown Residental Scholars
 

Ashdown Brunch!

Sunday, 3 April 2016 | 12:00 - 13:00 | Hulsizer Room

Happening at noon! Please bring your own plates & utensils to help save waste :)
Sponsored by ODGE, GradRat, Ashdown
 

Third Floor: Falafel Feast

Saturday, 19 March 2016 | 19:00 - 20:00 | Floor 3 Kitchen

Join your fellow third-floorians this Saturday from 7-8 pm in the third floor kitchen for a falafel feast of epic proportions. I will make falafel from scratch and toss in fresh veggies and appropriate sauce to make it delicious. I hope to find fresh-baked pitas, but I can't make any promises about that. As always, bring cups, plates, utensils, and friends to help us save money and reduce waste.
 

Paradise Now

Wednesday, 2 March 2016 | 18:30 - 20:00 | Hulsizer Room

We will be showing "Paradise Now," a taut, ingeniously calculated thriller that fixates on the flashpoint where psychology and politics ignite in self-destructive martyrdom. Paradise Now is a story of two childhood friends recruited for a suicide bombing in Tel Aviv and what it becomes the last 48 hours of their lives! The movie was nominated for Oscars in 2006 and won the Golden Globes in 2006. Please sign up here and join us on Wednesday, March 2nd at 6:30pm in the Hulsizer Room! Dinner will be served, so please bring your own plate and utensils! Brought to you by Residential Scholars @ Ashdown!
 

Francis: A Pope for Everyone

Tuesday, 1 March 2016 | 18:30 - 20:00 | Hulsizer Room

We will be showing the 2013 documentary "Francis: A Pope for Everyone." This film profiles Pope Francis, the first pontiff from Latin America, exploring his life and work before election and the new era he brought for the Catholic Church and the world. You must sign up here: http://signup.mit.edu/pope Dinner will be served, so please bring your plate and utensils! Brought to you by Residential Scholars @ Ashdown!
 

Ashdown Lecture Series

Wednesday, 24 February 2016 | 19:00 - 21:30 | Hulsizer Room

An interactive talk by Elizabeth Chaldil Title: TBD (live piano performance)
 

"Wild Tales" Movie Showing

Wednesday, 17 February 2016 | 17:00 - 22:00 | Hulsizer Room

Laura, our Residential Scholar from Argentina, will be showing the 2014 Oscar-nominated Argentinian film "Wild Tales", on Wednesday, February 17th at 6:30pm. "Wild Tales" is a set of six short stories that explore the extremities of human behavior involving people in distress. It is both hilarious and a little tragic! Dinner will be served, so please sign-up for the event here See you all there and don't forget to bring your own plate and utensils!
 

Ashdown Security Camera Review

Tuesday, 16 February 2016 | 19:00 - 21:00 | Hulsizer Room

Security cameras were installed at the entrances to Ashdown House last year as part of a campus-wide security upgrade. Come join us in reviewing the camera views to increase your privacy.
 

Thirsty Ear Comedy Night

Tuesday, 9 February 2016 | 21:00 - 22:30 | Thirsty Ear Pub

Come out to the Thirsty Ear and soak in some quality comedy! We will be hosting various comedians on Feb 9th. Food will be provided. 21+ id is required upon entry.
Sponsored by Graduate Students Council
 

Third Floor: Bottomless Brunch

Tuesday, 9 February 2016 | 08:00 - 09:30 | Floor 3 Kitchen

Okay, well maybe not bottomless. But brunch with the Third Floor is not something to be missed. This time, we'll have pancakes, waffles, yogurt, granola, cinnamon roles, fruit, milk, and juice. What's bottomless this time? Sweet and savory crepes! As always, please bring cups, plates, utensils, and friends to help reduce waste. -Patton
 

Brunch

Sunday, 7 February 2016 | 12:00 - 14:00 | Hulsizer Room

Please bring your own plates and utensils to help reduce waste.
 
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