The Monday Catchup


The library is already buzzing with anthropomorphic ketchup activity!

Welcome to winter. To ignore my craggy, chapped lips and the bitter cold that kisses them when walking from class to class, I imagine I’m running a marathon in a sweat suit and think about how I would give anything to feel cool—a tactic that can make me feel better for up to a second. Now I try to imagine a situation in which I would feel happy and excited to be back in class after winter break. The only situation that comes to mind is: having a personal masseuse  in each of my classes everyday. This is a pipe dream. However, if you happen to

A) be in one of my classes and

B) consider yourself a masseuse of sorts,

do not hesitate to contact me. I enjoy the tender touch. Well, actually I have a lot of knots in my back because thats where I store all my stress I guess so if you don’t mind airing on the side of muscle ripping with your touch then we are 100% good. Anyway, here’s what you said about break.

“I took a nice soak.”


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The Week in Pictures

It’s only our first week back, so things on campus aren’t quite back into full swing yet. Still, this week featured some important events and a beautiful snowstorm, so The Thrill wanted to share a few photos with this new weekly feature. (Ed.: Want your photos to be featured next week? Send them to with caption information.)

Assistant Professor of English Ivonne Garcia speaks at Monday's MLK Day of Dialogue forum. (Michael Reilly for the Office of Public Affairs)

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Don’t Be Late! Modified Class Schedule on Monday

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Classes will operate on a modified schedule on Monday in order to accomodate the College’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day activities. All daytime classes are shortened by 10 minutes, and the schedule is as follows:

  • Period 1: 8:10 – 8:50 a.m. (replaces 8:10-9:00 a.m.)
  • Period 2: 9:00 – 9:40 a.m. (replaces 9:10-10:00 a.m.)
  • Period 3: 9:50 – 10:30 a.m. (replaces 10:10-11:00 a.m.)
  • Period 4: 10:40 – 11:20 a.m. (replaces 11:10 a.m.-12:00 p.m.)
  • Period 5: 11:30 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. (replaces 12:10-1:00 p.m.)
  • Period 6: 12:20 – 1:00 p.m. (replaces 1:10-2:00 p.m.)
  • Period 7: 1:10 – 1:50 p.m. (replaces 2:10-3:00 p.m.)
  • Period 8: 2:00 – 2:40 p.m. (replaces 3:10-4:00 p.m.)
  • MLK Programming: 3:00 – 7:00 p.m.
  • Evening Period: 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. as usual

If you have a class that meets at a time not listed above, such as 8:40 – 11:00 a.m., you should ask your professor about class times or, if this is not possible, report to class as usual.

Additionally, the MLK Day of Dialogue event schedule is below the jump (and adapted from a Student Info from Pamela Faust). All events take place in the Gund Gallery’s Community Foundation Theater unless otherwise noted. Continue reading