The Thirsty Ear will be showing the debate between the democratic party nominees. The debate starts at 9 pm. 21+ id is required.
Sponsored by Graduate Students Council
Laura Wainer, Ashdown's Residential Scholar from Argentina will be presenting on 20th century Argentinian history. Come in and learn why Simon Kuznets, a Nobel laureate, remarked: “There are four kinds of countries in the world: developed countries, undeveloped countries, Japan and Argentina.” If you would like to attend this event, you must sign-up here.
To celebrate the beginning of fall, join me and other third floor residents for a Precocious Pasta Party this Monday Oct. 5 from 8-9 pm. I'll provide you with 10 different varieties of pasta (all shapes and sizes), 4 freshly made sauces (red, white, pesto, and cheese), and other snacks and drinks. Mix and match to your heart's desire! As always, please bring cups, plates, and utensils to save money and the environment! -Patton
Please join us for a counseling/mental health training session from Dr. Xiaolu Hsi (MIT Medical psychologist) next Monday, October 5th in the Hulsizer Room at Ashdown from 5-7 pm. Followed by the training, we will have an informal officer mixer from 7-8 pm with the goal of generating some ideas for how to improve the mental health safety net at MIT. There will be light snacks and refreshments available during the training and mixer (also at the Hulsizer). Sign up by Sunday (Oct. 4) at 11:59 pm if you can attend: http://bit.ly/1L4OU5o If you have any questions/concerns/comments regarding the event, feel free to email me (email@example.com).
Anjad Hithnawi, Ashdown's Residential Scholar from Palestine, will be hosting a dinner and poetry reading followed by a discussion. Anjad will present a poem by Mahmoud Darwish bidding farewell to Edward Said. Both of them were two great Palestinian personalities. Mahmoud Darwish was one of the most renowned contemporary poets and Edward Said was a Palestinian American Scholar and intellectual who taught at Stanford, Harvard, Yale and Columbia. His fields of work included literary theory, comparative literature, post colonial studies, history and others. Edward Said died on September 25th, 2003 and this event will be a great way to recognize him and his work. Please sign-up here.
Come out to the Thirsty Ear Pub on September 29th at 7:30 pm. We will be hosting Downeast Cider. Their will be giveaway and a discussion on their ciders. Government ID is required to enter. Stay thirsty my friends!
Third Floor Panini Night is first of many opportunities to meet fellow Third Floorians and enjoy some delicious, freshly-made paninis with all of the trimmings. Also take the opportunity to decorate our floor with window and whiteboard markers and origami paper. This event is the first of six biweekly Third Floor events that will span the fall semester. As always, please bring cups and plates to help us save money and the environment. If you have spare time before the event, join me to help set up. See you there! - Patton
The fourth floor will get together to eat chinese food! All festivities will be in the fourth floor kitchen, and all necessary supplies will be provided.
Come to get some fresh fruits, juice and snacks! It is a good chance to get familiar with your neighbor residents, of course, as well as your floor officer! Please bring your own plates and utensils to help reduce waste.
What's better than a free dinner? A whole month of free dinners! Come join your Ashdown Second Flooridians in trying to go the whole month without cooking on Thursday, September 17th at 7 pm in the 2nd floor kitchen for yet another free meal on MIT!`
Are you a singer or poet? Do you like telling stories or making people laugh? Well what better way to show off your talents then to perform at the Thirsty Ear's first open mic night of the academic year at 8PM on Tuesday, September 15! If you are interested in performing a ~10 minute act at this or any future Thirsty Ear open mic, please fill out the application form linked here: https://goo.gl/qtO2nE We have a keyboard and an acoustic guitar available for use! Please note that: -All acts must apply in advance -No more than 2 people per act (exceptions may be made for strictly a capella performances, please ask) -All performers must be MIT students or affiliates. -All performers must be 21+ with valid photo ID. -Only unamplified string instruments will be permitted (no percussion). You can email me (Phil, firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions. Cheers!
Relax after the first week of classes with karaoke, party games and free food with fellow Ashdown residents.
Please bring your own plates and utensils to help reduce waste.
Sponsored by ODGE Gradrat Ashdown
Come out with your friends to Ashdown's Art Unveiling. Come be part of celebrating the addition of these new Art Pieces to Ashdown and hear from the artist himself. Light snacks will be provided!