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("Always heart!")

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The Common Spaces of Cabot

October 4, 2022

Cabot is composed of six buildings which surround the Radcliffe quadrangle. Within those six buildings, there are many common spaces open for reservation to all of our residents. These include: 

  • The Briggs Common Room (C-Entry) – Capacity: 40
  • The basement classroom/ Under the C (basement of C-Entry) – Capacity: 50
  • The Cabot Living Room (E-Entry) – Capacity: 149 (seated: 60)
  • The Cabot Theater (F-Entry) – Capacity: 400 (seated: 100)
  • The Whitman Common Room (G-Entry) – Capacity: 30
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Fish Facts

October 4, 2022

Fish facts:

  1. There are over 30,000 known species of fish.
  2. Cuttlefish can change to be almost any color, but are colorblind
  3. A fish does not add new scales as it grows, but scales increase in size. Hence, scales have growth patterns similar to tree rings.
  4. It is culturally frowned upon to skip stones over bodies of water in Iceland, because you might inadvertently hit an elf (Huldufólk).
  5. Fish do not have vocal chords, but still make noises to communicate with one another.
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Cabot events and traditions

October 4, 2022

At Cabot House, we hold events for our whole community and for parts of our community (Sophomore/Junior/senior dinners, entryway study breaks), and tutors will organize events for students which are open to students, but may have space limitations. 

Our common annual events include: 

  • Beginning of semester Town Hall meeting
  • Semper Corpse
  • Festivus
  • Spring/Winter formals

Some events are recuring on a regular basis, either weekly or monthly. These include: 

  • Open...
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