Admit it. When the mercury dips below freezing and snow is falling, you head to the tunnels rather than walk the exposed sidewalks between Spangler, Aldrich, and Shad. I do it too, and often catch myself feeling put out that it means a few extra flights of stairs to climb. For 72 consecutive hours this… Continue reading Veterans Return to Spangler Lawn
What do you call a bunch of HBSers taking turns sleeping in a tent on the frozen ground between Aldrich and Spangler? Deluded campers? Masochists? Evidence that maybe the admissions committee isn’t quite as brilliant as we thought? Well, maybe. But more likely, the people trying to stay warm out there are participating in the… Continue reading Veterans Take up Residence on Spangler Lawn
All of the trappings of a typical blood drive were there–adults sitting at tables like kindergarteners eating animal crackers and drinking fruit juice, stacks of paperwork to fill out, shivers at the sight of the needles–but Wednesday’s Red Cross blood drive in Shad Hall had a different feeling to it. There was more urgency, a… Continue reading Lining Up to 'Give Life'
So go ahead, whip out that PDA, and mark down Tuesday, April 17th as the day to donate blood!!! If you or someone you care about has ever suffered from a serious accident or trauma, undergone chemotherapy treatment for cancer or been treated for serious burns, you will recall it was a generous blood donor… Continue reading List of what to tell mom and dad about HBS next week:
What happens when you combine a bunch of individuals who like to run around like knuckleheads with a great charitable cause? The AFAA 500. In order to raise money and bring awareness to the plight of homeless Veterans, the AFAA is launching a 24-hour continuous charity run to support the New England Shelter for Homeless… Continue reading AFAA 500- running 500 miles in 24 hours