The subtleties of Mcbride and Mather

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I am having a truly unique sophomore year. In the fall, I was a CA in McBride. For the Spring, I’ve moved to be a CA in Mather. I was placed in Lewis freshman year, and I thought I had escaped living in one of the weird brick beasts, the dungeon halls that make you feel like you’re living in a video game and carrying a torch down a secret passageway to slay a lizard. Turns out, I won the lottery! I get to live in BOTH of them! As a SOPHOMORE! In ONE YEAR! Hurrah! Since moving into Mather, I’ve started to pick up on the slight differences between the two buildings and their communities. And that got me thinking– what makes Mather, Mather? What makes McBride, McBride? And thus began my study.

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What If This Were a Dorm: Ragnar Kjartansson Installation

It’s September. The weather is getting cooler, the leaves are turning brown and the campus is collectively getting more stressed. But perhaps most significantly, we’re all getting sick of our dorms. Sure, that double in Bushnell or Wellness suite in Caples seemed like a good idea last April, but now that we are all settled in, we realize just how moldy our dorm is. Or just how much hair that one girl down the hall leaves in the shower.  However, we’re stuck in these cells for the foreseeable future with only the bright white light of the housing lottery signaling our escape. However, to pass the time, why don’t we play another rousing round of the ‘What if this were a dorm?’ game to ease our housing woes?

This Week’s Contender: The Ragnar Kjartansson Installation at the Gund Gallery.

Added bonus: accordion music on infinite loop.

Added bonus: accordion music on infinite loop.

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