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Social houses still seeking identities, three decades later

Tavern’s guiding theme has historically been community service, although some students seem to have a different perspective of the house.


November 14, 2019

The social house system was implemented in 1991 as a more-inclusive alternative to fraternities. The five social houses each have distinct missions, but some students and staff question the extent to which they have served their intended purpose.

New Social House to Fill Prescott

By Katie Theiss

April 16, 2014

The Community Council and President of the College Ronald D. Liebowitz have approved a proposal for a new social house on campus located in Prescott House, the former location of Delta. The new Chromatic House will provide artistically-minded students with a place to live, practice, collaborate, and...

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Chromatic House