Every few weeks, a member of the Collective leads a workshop on crafting something special, such as jewelry or stationary kits. It’s a great opportunity for students to gain experience leading a group through a project – not to mention the inexpensive gifts and treats that we have once the tutorial ends. Although our series… Continue reading Crafting Nights, Spring ’20
This spring, the Collective traveled to New York with members of the Mathey community to explore one of America’s most esteemed institutions. The tour was led by the Museum’s associate director of graphic design, Catharine Weese, and Molly Magnell, who designed the “Addressing the Statue” exhibit at the AMNH. This special exhibit explores the meaning… Continue reading The American Museum of Natural History – Guided Tour, ’20
With the second half of the spring semester shifting to distance learning and remote programming, the Edwards Collective adapted its weekly brunches to a virtual format. Every week, members “zoomed” into brunch from the comfort of their own homes (or beds). We chatted over self-directed breakfasts, broke out into groups of various interests and sizes,… Continue reading Virtual Brunches, Spring ’20
With senior years comes graduation and the hallowed walk through the Princeton gates. One milestone which must be passed first, however, is the senior thesis. In order to ease the anxiety and extend some TLC to our senior members, this year the Collective asked their more junior members to becomes “thesis fairies” – devoted gift… Continue reading Thesis Fairies
This fall, we took several students to see the Metropolitan Oper’s performance of Akhnaten, which is a contemporary reimagining of the Sun God’s rise and fall from power. With a score written by Philip Glass, we were mesmerized by the layered, rhythmic music and song – not to mention the jugglers!