Fall 2017 Potluck: A Sweet Beginning to the Semester

    Spiders and Online Platforms came together on Friday, September 22, to enjoy a selection of diverse dishes from around the world. “The potluck was a nice way to bond with the Spiders team over tasty quesitos and shortbread!” says AJ Nelson, a freshman newspaper journalism major and graphic designer at Spiders.

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    Halloween 2016 Potluck: A Spooktacular Event

    On Friday, October 21st, Spiders and Online Platforms took a much-needed break from the heavy rain and midterms with a Halloween-themed potluck and a Skype chat with Spiders alumna Chelsea Lorenz ‘14.

    The potluck was nothing short of spook-tacular and featured a great selection of entrées and desserts, including Katie Canete’s dirt and worms (crushed oreos and pudding), Paige Kelly’s jack o’ lantern empanadas, and Kirsty Fraser’s hot dog mummies. Despite the competition, Jeremy Dennen was a clear winner with his scary spicy chili!

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    Senior Send-Off 2016

    On Wednesday, May 4, Spiders and Online Platforms came together to celebrate the end of the school year and the graduating Spiders the best way we know how - with food! There was plenty of pizza, ice cream, chips, and homemade Oreos to go around. It was certainly a sweet way to send off the soon-to-be graduates.

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    February 2016 Potluck Exceeds Expectations

    On Friday, February 26, Spiders and Online Platforms came together for their first potluck of the spring 2016 semester.

    The potluck boasted a wide variety of appetizers, entrees, and desserts, including Jeremy Dennen’s blueberry crumb pie, Monica Rexach’s quesitos filled with guava and cream cheese, and Katie Canete’s famous pizza dip.

    “Everyone brought some really great food. I got to try new things and talk to people that I don’t get to see usually,” Megan Elliott said.

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    December 2015 Potluck Recap

    Spiders and Online Platforms enjoyed their final potluck of the semester on December 11, 2015. The potluck gave everyone a chance to celebrate the upcoming holidays and the end of another productive and fun semester. There was a variety of dishes offered, including blueberry muffins, pizza dip, double chocolate candy cane cookies, chicken cassoulet, raspberry and pretzel jello salad, and pumpkin roll.

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    Fall 2015 Potluck Photo Gallery

    The first Spiders potluck of the semester was held on Friday, October 23, just in time to celebrate the end of midterms! Spiders and Online Platforms came together to enjoy a variety of foods, including appetizers, entrees, and desserts. You can read more about the potluck and its best dishes in the upcoming Spiders Family Newsletter, which will be out in November.

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    Summer 2015 Potluck Recap

    As the fall semester was quickly approaching, Spiders held a potluck on Friday, August 7 to celebrate the end of another great summer here in Syracuse. With nearly full participation from both the Spiders and OP, there was plenty of food to go around.

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    End of Year Party 2015

    On Friday, April 17, Spiders celebrated the graduating seniors during a potluck lunch. With plenty of food to choose from, mac'n'cheese by Marcus McLean ’14 and empanadas by Lyndsey Jimenez ’15 took top prizes for favorite dish and best effort, respectively.

    Following a lengthy and delicious lunch, the afternoon’s events ended with the presentation of special Spiders diplomas to each departing Spider. As a “thank you,” the soon-to-be graduates presented Jono with an inflatable Minion. Needless to say, the boss loved it!

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    Fall 2014 Potluck

    During the fall 2014 semester, a potluck was held for all of Spiders and OP to enjoy. Spider Monika Chojnowska ‘16 was responsible for organizing the potluck and ensuring its success. She encouraged all Spiders to participate and share their favorite dishes with their peers. The potluck turned out to be worthwhile and featured plenty of appetizers, entrees, and desserts. Two of the standout dishes were homemade crepes by Chojnowska and tostadas by Lyndsey Jimenez ‘15. The variety of dishes found at the potluck reflected the many cultures and backgrounds within Spiders. Everyone was able to enjoy tastes from around the world. The biggest problem of the day was that Spiders couldn’t fit all the great food on just one plate!

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