News & Events

Senior Thesis Presentations this week!—April 13-15, 6-7:30 p.m. EST (Zoom)

April 13, 2020
): They read - thought - researched - fiddled about - thought some more - wrote (a lot) - and now, these seniors are ready to share their findings. What was even on all those laptop screens that lit up the d hall night and day?? We are about to find out!  Each presentation will last about 20 minutes (including questions). The link is in the Cabot Calendar. For questions contact Jonathan. 

Introducing Cabot Slack!

April 13, 2020
Cabot is happy to welcome all students to our new Slack space. We have a few channels, but would be happy to add more. The link is: https://harvard-cabot.slack.com. If you get a launch screen that asks you to type in a domain (e.g., [open field].slack.com), then you type in “harvard.enterprise.” If you already have slack for Harvard, then you can search for Cabot House. All are welcome. Email Amanda if you have questions or problems. 

Pre-Med Office Hours: Tuesday April 14th, 6-7:30pm EST, (Zoom)

April 13, 2020
This week, res tutor Layla will be holding pre-med/pre-health office hours to answer any questions about careers in health care and the process of applying to medical school. Email Layla with any questions or issues joining the zoom.

Housing Day will be Friday, April 10—Participate in virtual dorm storming!! @ 11 a.m. EST

April 6, 2020
: The rescheduled housing day will take place Friday (April 10th). We are looking for students to take part in virtual dorm storming, and to join our community welcome event that evening. A zoom space will be created in the morning for the freshmen, and a waiting room for the upperclassmen dorm storming. All upperclassmen will be invited to join their freshmen at noon, EST. Come dressed in your favorite housing day shirt! A link to the zoom meeting room will be sent over open and announce, if you would like to participate (the link will be created by the DSO).

Housing Day community welcome—7-8:30 p.m. EST

April 6, 2020
The evening of Housing Day, we will be hosting a virtual community welcome to the freshmen. The event will start with a welcome from our House staff, and then continue with breakout sessions where the freshmen can learn about the House from you, our wonderful community. If you would like to host a break-out session and talk to the freshmen about Cabot, sign up with the link in the Monday newsletter. You will be made a co-host of the zoom call (the main host will be Steven Torrisi) and will host a break-out session from 7:30-8:30. We encourage you to play any ice breaker games with your... Read more about Housing Day community welcome—7-8:30 p.m. EST

Cabot Read Aloud—April 9, 5 p.m. (Zoom

April 6, 2020
Cabot Read Aloud will commence via Zoom on Thursday, April 9, at 5pm. Bring a favorite poem, excerpt, dialogue, letter, or other written thing. Feel free to bring your own work, or someone else's. Come along even if you just want to listen. All are welcome!

Lottery Q&A April 2, 5 p.m. EST

March 30, 2020
Due to further guidance from the College, the Houses have been asked to hold our housing lotteries until mid-April. However, I’m sure next semester is on your mind, so I will host a Q&A event about the lottery this Thursday at 5 p.m. EST via zoom. I’ll chat about the lottery process and answer any questions you may have. The link is on the Cabot Calendar.

Jackbox Game night on Twitch—April 1, 4 p.m. EST

March 30, 2020
As some who had expressed interest didn’t get to play, there will be another game night, this Wednesday, April 1, this time at 4p.m. EST on Twitch (a free broadcasting service). Trivia Murder Party and Quiplash seemed popular, so we can play those. I’m also happy to take audience suggestions. This time, there will be a zoom channel if you want to chat.