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33 The residential experience, so like a fuzzy sweater

Starting with our residence halls: the Gothic majesty of Tower! The worn hardwood charm of Beebe! Casa Cervantes, where only Spanish is spoken! French House, where only French is spoken! The Japanese corridor, where only Japanese is spoken! A hall named for Katharine Lee Bates, Class of 1880, composer of “America the Beautiful”! Every hall has a cheer and a house council! Cookies! Cookouts! Close community! Kickboxing! And our director of residence life and housing, Helen Wang, teaches yoga, calls her family a “wolf pack,” and is an advocate of lip balm and fuzzy sweaters, “because clothing should hug you back.” Her goal: finding ways to be “extraordinary together.” (Possible translation: a residential experience that hugs you back.)