With ﬁve new theme houses (four undergrad, one graduate) open this fall, the total number of spaces devoted to building community around shared interests reaches 11, the most ever.
NEW Music Appreciation
Proposing a house dedicated to music—open-mic nights, workshops for budding singers/songwriters and jam sessions—was a sound decision for Arielle Tatar ’13.
NEW WaZoBia Mana
Nigerian-born founder Zee Sulaiman’14 says the house’s goal is to build unity across often disparate African cultures.
This group’s concern for environmental sustainability and building a participatory ethic of community living is especially relevant now.
With so many academic options tied to Europe, founder Claire Grebenstein’15 felt that Drew lacked a companion theme house.
NEW Open Source
As an offshoot of the Hall of Sciences, Open Source, the brainchild of Eugene Shim’14, will help nascent programmers troubleshoot as a team and network their way to jobs.
La Casa Latina
Residents of La Casa work to infuse the campus with Latino culture and make pilgrimages to cultural hot spots, like New York City’s El Museo Del Barrio.
Living in an interfaith environment is the guiding gestalt of this community.
As eldest sibling, Women’s Concerns House will celebrate 25 years of educating on feminism and gender issues in 2014.
Not to be confused with a treehouse, Asia Tree House caters to a growing global interest in Asian culture.
NEW MAT House
Part of the Caspersen School’s Master o f Arts in Teaching program, the house will bring together graduate students (and prospective undergrads) for education-themed lectures and civic engagement projects.
Intentional Living Community
ILC brings together MDiv students who want to create a home away from home.