Students visited the iconic MIT University area and toured the MIT Museum! The museum was full of fascinating gadgetry created by students and faculty at MIT. Additionally, some of the latest in robotics was on display as well as historical robotic engineering designs. The museum also hosted several intriguing art and engineering pieces. Afterward, the MAIA group headed to The Asgard Irish Pub for some refreshments and Irish-style food.
Staff-Student Soccer Game
MAIA staff and students took each other on in an intense game of soccer last Thursday. The students put their best foot forward, but the staff still prevailed by a significant margin. Undeterred, the students requested a grudge match. Stay tuned!
Roller Skating At Roller Kingdom!
MAIA students raced around the rink in roller skates! Working up an appetite with all the fun skating around, they enjoyed a free piece of pizza, as well as some soda! The students had a lot of fun and would like to go again.
Boston Symphony Orchestra Chamber Music @ Northeastern University
6 lucky MAIA students had the chance to attend a free event by the Boston Symphony Orchestra and hosted by Northeastern University. The series was comprised of 2 violins, 1 viola, 1 flute, and 1 cello. Audibly vigorous and rousing, sometimes melancholy, the pieces selected were all composed by historical figures that went to school and created music while in Boston. Expertly put on display through their masterful playing of notes, the BSO performed Arthur Foote, Florence Pric
Inter-faith Meal Packing At Merrimack College
MAIA students visited Merrimack College on Wednesday, February 8 to volunteer their time to pack meals for food-insecure families. Our students had the opportunity to learn about what Inter-faith meant, discuss what the "Golden Rule" in different religions meant, and meet Merrimack college students and staff to practice their speaking. They were a huge aid in helping the college successfully reach their goal of packing 15,000 meals. They worked hard in their individual roles
Volunteering At The Soup Kitchen
For the second time this year, MAIA students went to New Hampshire to help feed the homeless population. As volunteers, they cleaned tables, served food, and greeted clients!
Celtics vs Clippers Game
Students attended an NBA basketball game between the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Clippers. In addition to watching a great game of hoops, they also got to witness an historic event, as it was Celtics' legend Paul Pierce's last game in Boston. It was a unique and exciting experience for everyone.
Worcester Art Museum
SA William took a group of 5 students to the Worcester Art Museum on February 5. They had a great time exploring the art and history of this museum and were able to see things such as ancient Greek and Roman artifacts, medieval swords and armor, as well as paintings from Claude Monet, Paul Gauguin, and Jackson Pollock.
Green Tea Matcha Cupcake Making
MAIA students learned how to bake green tea matcha cupcakes! While students had mixed reviews on the taste of the cupcakes, they had a great time learning how to bake a dessert from scratch.
Super Bowl LI Party Pats Vs. Falcons
Football isn't a part of American culture. It *is* American culture. Superbowl Sunday is one of the biggest days of the year. An estimated 110 million people will be glued to the television for Super Bowl LI. To put this in perspective, that is roughly everyone in the top five most populous states (California, Texas, New York, Illinois and Pennsylvania) watching NFL’s most coveted game. MAIA students celebrated traditional style with an endless supply of pizza, snacks, drinks