Gala from the Outside

International Gala is Clark’s biggest event of the year. In fact, it may well be one of Worcester’s biggest events of the year. The only real way to give you an idea of its scale is numbers – the $40,000 budget, the 16 e-board members who run the show, the approximately 400 performers – nearly…

Gala

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So Gala finally happened and it was a great time. Although it took a great deal of energy, it was all worth it in the end. The passion backstage and on-stage, the long days of work finally paid off. I guess I gala’d and had a great deal of fun. And yes, in the end,…

The Spotlight Effect

Have you ever found yourself walking down a crowded street on your way back from the grocery store, only to slip on a patch of deceptive black ice, fall, and apathetically watch your food roll out across the sidewalk? After gathering up your bruised produce (and ego), you glance around and then hurry away to…

Laundry: The Five-Minute Rule

Laundry spawns controversy. I’m not talking about hitting the wrong button on the washer or forgetting to use color catcher. I’m talking about attitude. While I consider myself a Clarkie who takes pride in the school and student body, I have some issues when it comes to the people who do laundry. This includes everyone.…

Sundays

To Clarkies on the meal plan, Sundays are often referred to as “Sundae Sundays.” This is because the dessert station in the Caf becomes a make-your-own sundae bar with various sauces and toppings. My personal favorite is chocolate-vanilla swirl ice cream, chocolate sauce, and mint chocolate chips. Inevitably, it gets to the point where all…