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Parrington's Virtual Yearbook

Residents will be given the opportunity to take individual photos and group photos within the Cowell Apartment Community Room and the front of Parrington House which will be used to create a virtual yearbook over facebook. Individuals will sign a photo release waiver whereupn they will have their photo taken. The photos will be posted in an album on the Parrington House group Facebook page wher...

Origins and Implications of the Model Minority Myth

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Wed, May 04, 2016 8:54 AM

A passive program detailing the origins of the model minority myth which frequently affects the Asian American community, along with a summary of its implications

Your Identity Now vs Your Past Identity

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Mon, Apr 18, 2016 8:15 PM

In one word, share how you have changed throughout the past year when it comes to how you identify yourself.

Afternoon Figure Drawing

An afternoon of self-reflection in which figure drawing skills are taught and self portraits drawn, to demonstrate growth through freshman year.

Movie Night - Human

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Thu, Oct 01, 2015 7:00 PM

We will watch the movie Human, a new documentary which interviews people from all kinds of different places in the world about things like love, religion, marriage, death, and other universal concepts, and I will have people write down things that stand out to them. I will lead a discussion about what types of things resonated with people and about what makes us all human.

What does Kresge mean to you?

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Sat, Apr 30, 2016 1:00 PM

Kresge has always had a stereotype of being the "druggy" college. I want to put up a large piece of colored butcher paper saying "What Does Kresge mean to YOU" and show everyone that Kresge is so much more that its reputation. I want to encourage my residents to go write on the poster and let others write up their opinions too.

I am my Valentine

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Wed, Feb 10, 2016 12:00 AM

In the week leading up to Valentine’s day, I will ask my residents to write some of their favorite things about themselves. I will then take those things and put them onto a Valentine with some candy on it. The Valentine will list those things that each resident listed about themselves. I want this program to encourage self-love by asking residents to think about all the things they like about...

Pride Patch Making

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Wed, Jun 01, 2016 6:00 PM

Residents will be able to make patches for their clothes / back packs about their identities in the spirit of pride.

Who are you? and Why? May 15th, 2016

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Mon, May 16, 2016 9:00 PM

In this identity program, I want to facilitate a space to discuss identity and social norms in order to divulge the different status quo's which dictate social identity. There are so many levels to expectations within society thats it's hard to maintain a sense of individuality in a conformist group. With some household stickers and school supplies, I want to create identity charts marked with ...

Harvey Milk Day (Passive)

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Sun, May 22, 2016 12:35 AM

Students will learn more about Harvey Milk and clarify their own sexual identities. Students will gain awareness and appreciation of their own identity.

Student Cultural Showcase

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Sun, May 22, 2016 4:00 PM

The Student Cultural Showcase allows students to submit personal artwork in which will celebrate and explore the student body's cultural differences/identities. On the night of the event, students will have the opportunity to look at student artwork while enjoy one-anothers' company.

Identity Collages

Identity collages from magazines will be made by students that come to the event, and food will be provided

Identity Dots

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Thu, Apr 28, 2016 7:30 PM

Come see the house 3 identity! People come from a wide variety of backgrounds and life experiences, see what House 3 is all about! Fill out the House 3 Identity chart and get some snacks and refreshments in the House 3 Lounge at 7:30 PM on Thursday, March 28th.

"Dear White People" Movie Screening

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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 featuring special guest Donnae Smith, UCSC's Diversity and Inclusion Program Coordinator.

Music Exchange and some Real Talk

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Thu, Mar 24, 2016 12:18 AM

Have the entire fourth floor participate in a night where every one brings their music to exchange with other students. They will provide their laptops and get to know other residents through the identity of music which is a portion of a person's ability to communicate with others. Blank CDs will be provided and those who facilitate the event will make sure that no external drives are being use...

Identity Trail Mix

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Sat, Jun 04, 2016 12:00 PM

I will by trailmix components and list various components as being things that make up a person's personality.

Identity Mask

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Tue, Apr 19, 2016 8:00 PM

Decorate a Mask to represent you!

Exquisite Cadaver

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Sun, Oct 04, 2015 2:01 PM

Students will interact with each other drawing exquisite cadavers. For each drawing there will be a given prompt about identity with family, sexuality, culture, etc., and each student will be asked to incorporate one or more of these aspects into their drawing.

Identity and Icecream

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Sat, May 14, 2016 5:30 PM

A program where students can show up and talk about Identity while enjoying icecream

Cupcake Decorating

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Sat, Feb 27, 2016 2:00 PM

I invited my residents to decorate their own cupcakes in a way that tells us about them.