Blog: On and Off Campus

On and Off Campus, BB&N's weekly blog, features contributions by members of the BB&N community, including a student writing panel, current and past faculty, and alumni/ae. We welcome community members to submit posts of 300-700 words for consideration. Longer submissions may be considered under exceptional circumstances. Please contact the editors for more details:

Rob Leith P'11, Upper School English & Art History at
Kim Ablon Whitney '91, Assistant Director of Alumni/ae Programs at | 617.800.2731

What it means to be part of a team
Alfie Rudnick ‘19

I am not good at hockey. In fact, I suck at hockey. I also suck at skating. And shooting. Yet this hockey season has been the most fun I have had in a long time. Yes, the "hockey" part is fun, but so is everything that comes with the hockey too. Both on and off the ice, the genuine camaraderie on our team has been unlike anything I have experienced.

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Making a Life of Architecture and Art
Alisa Dworsky ‘83

All roads have led me back to being an artist. By the time I graduated from BB&N in 1983, I’d taken many an art class at the school and pursued photography in independent study, but as I headed off to Stanford I chose to be an International Relations major. In college I kept gravitating back to art, taking studio classes and art history classes for electives. Eventually one of my professors noticed this pattern and encouraged me to pick up a double major in Studio Art.

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