So your friend’s visiting on Spring Weekend…

Editor’s note: This is an updated version of a post that went up before Spring Week 2012. Enjoy!

After two years of nagging, pleading, and incessantly bragging about the grandeur of Thayer Street at lunchtime, I finally achieved the seemingly impossible: I convinced my friend from home to come visit me. In a very fortunate turn of events, our availability matched up on Spring Weekend. If you haven’t caught on by the midnight raging on Wriston our festive banner, Spring Weekend is kind of a big deal. However, your non-Brunonian friend might not know that.

My goal for this weekend: convince my friend that Brown, Spring Weekend, and everything that goes with them, are awesome. So if your friend, sibling, or acquaintance from ADOCH who chose Harvard is crashing on your floor for the most wonderful time of the academic calendar, here’s a guide to making Spring Weekend as authentic and memorable for your friend as possible, after the jump.  Continue Reading