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Parkie Who Am I


Thu, Feb 18, 2016 6:30 PM

A game modeled after 20 questions where residents put personal identifiers on sticky notes and they get mixed up and handed out. Each person has to guess which resident they are though a series of questions.

Identity Masks and Sandwich Bar


Tue, Feb 09, 2016 7:00 PM

Each resident will receive a piece of paper with a blank face on it. They will divide that in half and write on one side what they think people see them as and on the other side what they actually see themselves as. There will be examples given to help residents get started. There will be a sandwich bar and chips provided for dinner.

Tangled - 02/24/2016


Wed, Feb 24, 2016 7:00 PM

This program is designed to bring awareness to an everyday identity: hair! We hope to break the stigmas about various hairstyles in relation to race, culture, gender and religion. We hope to accomplish this task through the following activities:

1. What does your hair say about you?
In this activity, residents will look at a picture of a person whose only prominent feature is their hai...

Identity Sundaes

An exercise in Identity and interpersonal development including sundaes! An identity grid will be presented to students encouraging them to self identify and thing about their personal identity. Every time they self identity in a category i.e. race, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic makeup, etc they can grab a new topping for their sundae. This event is challenge by choi...

My Name is: ARTIST

It's a tragedy that "Show and Tell" is left behind after grade school. Too often, we forget to take the time to appreciate the art in our everyday lives.
BRING SOMETHING YOU MADE/THINK IS NEAT and we'll have show and tell and a discussion of what it means to be an artist.

"Dear White People" Movie Screening


Wed, Apr 06, 2016 7:00 PM

A screening of the critically acclaimed Justin Simien film, "Dear White People," followed by a critical discussion of the issues presented in the film facilitated by Donnae Smith, UCSC's Diversity Consultant.

Designer Notebooks


Tue, Feb 23, 2016 8:00 PM

What better way to study than with a decorated notebook that shows your personality?

Identity Quilt


Wed, Feb 03, 2016 6:00 PM

Students will make squares for a paper "quilt," made up of their ow identities.

Monet and Martinelli's: Paint Nite!

Express yourself through your art! Come out to Parrington Lounge and have some fun painting with friends and apple cider! You can then choose to take your art back with you or have them on display in our lounge for the year. Art supplies and drinks will be provided.

*RSVPS are not required but are appreciated: please let me know at cchea@ucsc.edu :-)

Parrington Personalities

An active program that allows participants to take an abbreviated Meyer Briggs where participants will learn about the differences between personality tests as well as how much it reflects their own personality. Residents will also be able to make their own personality tests.

Describe Yourself and Decorate!


Sun, Oct 11, 2015 8:00 PM

Come learn more about yourself and decorate cupcakes!

Cupcake and Characteristics!


Wed, Jan 13, 2016 7:00 PM

Come eat cupcakes and learn about yourself!

I-ce Cream for Identity


Sat, Oct 03, 2015 5:00 PM

A program in which residents can have a nice cold treat while having a conversation about their identities.

First Hall Meeting of the Quarter! (And "I am..." program)

In inspiration of Donnae Smith's discussion on personal origins and diversity, I will be asking my residents during a hall meeting to describe themselves in statements beginning with "I am..."

Identity Bingo - Super Bowl 50! (Active)


Sun, Feb 07, 2016 3:00 PM

Students will come together to watch the biggest game of the year the SUPERBOWL! However, we will be focusing on the second biggest thing, the commercials. There will be Identity BINGO, in which students will identify and discuss which groups are represented. Students will the then related the groups they see on the screen to their own personal identities and values. Students will be involved o...

Just Do You - 1/20/16(CAFH Underground Pre-Program)

Underground is just around the corner, and your RAs here to get you ready for it! We will be having a representative from the LGBTQ Resource Center give a wonderful presentation about definitions, identities, and more information about this thriving community. We will be providing delicious pasta for you to enjoy while you learn, see you then!

Let's Tie Dyve Underground - SH - 1/19/16


Tue, Jan 19, 2016 5:00 PM

How do you identify yourself? Come to the Stonehaven Lobby on Friday, January 19, 2015 at 5:00PM to come express your identity by tie dying a shirt! There will also be a discussion on the history of a drag show and what it means today! Not to mention, there will be FREE pizza!
The Stonehaven RAs will be hosting a tie dying program for res...

Arroyo: Hall Meeting/Identity Corners

Identity will be explored in an activity that prompts residents to assess which of their identities has more significance, in response to various statements.

Identity Masks


Sun, Jan 17, 2016 9:00 PM

Students will get a template of a face and draw a line down the middle. On one side they will write/draw what they think others see them as, and on the other side they will write/draw what they see themselves as. We will share our masks and then put on face masks and eat snacks.

Puzzles and Parfaits


Fri, Jan 15, 2016 9:00 PM

Everyone will get a piece of puzzle (paper) that they will then divide into smaller puzzle pieces. Each person will identify the pieces that make them who they are, and then we will discuss how even though we are all different, our pieces fit together to make this bigger community. After that activity, we will make parfaits and do an actual puzzle together (Baymax themed puzzle)!