Students, Faculty and Admin Come Together for ECLA Week

The days leading up to ECLA week were full of preparations: late night essay writing, the purchasing of book making and gardening supplies, sign-up lists for special workshops and concerts, debate and choir rehearsals, campaigning for student-delegate candidates and Annual Conference themes and football practice. The faculty/student football/soccer showdown received special attention and inspiration from

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Trick or Treat

In the final minutes of the witching hour, after the “scary” film screening on Friday, it seemed that Halloween was over at ECLA. But the real trick or treat came with Saturday’s unexpected party held by a few students calling themselves “The Horror Committee”. In spite of the short notice, students and faculty alike managed

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International Dinner

This year’s International Dinner was unlike any other. It was based on the concept of a Progressive Dinner Party, where each stage of the meal is served by a different host and all the dinner guests have to physically move from one location to the next as the evening progresses. What a brilliant way of

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Scavenging to Know Each Other

Knowing what to expect from the upcoming academic year at ECLA was probably the only thing missing from the students’ suitcases when arriving on the 4th of October. Bearing this in mind, the Orientation Week (October, 4-8) came to their rescue, offering solutions to administrative problems, introducing students to each other, to the faculty, as

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AY Student Brings Dance to ECLA

Last week, ECLA’s modern dance workshop met for the first time. The class is the brainchild of Soledad Rodriguez (AY 2006, Argentina), who began looking for a way to bring the activity to campus almost as soon as she arrived last Fall. She noticed that other students shared her enthusiasm for dance, so she proposed

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