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House 5 Sorting Hat Ceremony


Fri, Oct 21, 2016 7:00 PM

Residents of House 5 come together and talk about their identities, what makes them who they are, and then sort themselves into a Hogwarts House.

Identity Trail Mix


Sat, Nov 12, 2016 12:02 PM

I will buy different things that can be used in a trail mix and will assign various identity components to them. Then I will have my residents construct their own identity out of the different components.

Self-Expression & Identity Passive Program


Fri, Oct 21, 2016 10:00 PM

This passive program will encourage residents to express themselves and their identities creatively while also following up on their input to make the house lounge more decorative. Through this program, they will be given different space-themed cutouts and instructions to decorate them with colors, words, and illustrations that represent them how they'd like. These items, in turn, will be used ...

Cultural Maps


Fri, Oct 14, 2016 8:30 PM

Residents will get a chance to create and decorate their own cultural maps! Through the program, residents are able to reflect on different aspect of their identity and sharing them with their hall mates if they so choose. Residents can choose to keep their maps or have them displayed in the common room!



Wed, Nov 02, 2016 6:00 PM

In this program, we will discuss identities that are most representative of you. Each identity will be assigned a color at random, and then used to dye your shirt with. The most prominent color will be the identity you decide is the most important to you. The colors after are identities you think represent you but not as much as the first. The result will be a shirt that embodies who you are as...

Gather in the Garden


Thu, Nov 17, 2016 12:00 PM

A quarterly series bringing food justice to life in the Colleges Nine and Ten Garden! This quarter, the guest speaker will be Emily Beggs diving into the topic of "Food and Identity."

This or That: H Building Poll


Fri, Oct 14, 2016 6:59 PM

Developing an understanding of who lives in our building/community and how we all are unique!

Galen Flag Fun! What's your flag look like?


Tue, Oct 11, 2016 7:30 PM

Everyone gets to make their own flag representative of important parts of their identity! We will offer ideas and create a brave space for discussions based on identity (e.g. cultural identity, racial identity, gender identity, etc.) We will provide snacks and root beer floats!



Thu, Oct 06, 2016 7:00 PM

Residents will decorate a blank puzzle piece and debrief on the artwork chosen. This is a fun way to connect with hallmates and explore identity, while also creating a visual representation on how Lluvia functions completely when residents work together to maintain a safe space.

DIY: IdentiTEA

*BYOM* IdentiTEA will be a program where residences describe who they are through making their own teabags. They will also be able to share where they see themselves in a couple years or after college. Since the demographic of my residences are continuing students and majority are second years (and during this school year they will be in the process of declaring their majors) I think this would...

Macaroni and Microaggressions

come to the study room to eat some macaroni (mac and cheese, pasta salad, etc) and have a discussion about microaggressions

Button Making!


Sun, Oct 09, 2016 3:00 PM

Making buttons of the resident's choice! The buttons can express identity, make a political statement, or just look cool. And snacks!

Name Game


Fri, Sep 30, 2016 8:00 PM

This was my first floor program where I wanted my residents to get to know each other on a more personal level. We took turns writing our names on the poster and sharing the meaning behind our names, identities, and our backgrounds.

Social Identity Facial Masks


Thu, Sep 29, 2016 9:00 PM

Residents are welcomed to explore their social identities while enjoying facial masks. We will make organic masks out of ingredients that benefit the skin such as honey, lemon, oatmeal, brown sugar, etc. While residents are making their mask, we will talk about external social identities that are more commonly identifiable (i.e. race, gender, religion). After the facial mask is on the resident ...

Tea Party with Megan


Wed, Nov 04, 2015 4:00 PM

This will be a Tea Party at my house with cookies. There will also be questions involving each persons identity that will be done in groups of two, then at the end we will all get together and talk about what we learned, or other things we wanted to share with the group.



Fri, Sep 16, 2016 10:45 PM

Residents decorate fish with facts about themselves and what makes them them. Fish will be displayed in an aquarium poster.

GSH + GSC Games Night


Wed, Aug 03, 2016 7:00 PM

Join us in the Graduate Commons for a variety of board games, in collaboration with the GSC.

Identity and Intrapersonal Development Fair


Sun, Aug 07, 2016 3:00 PM

This event will start with a yoga and guided meditation session. The yoga and meditation will focus specifically on calming the mind with themes of clarification of values, long and short term goal setting, identity, and "finding your place in the world." Following the yoga session we will transition into an informal hangout on the lawn where tea will be served. Then we will move into a book bi...

Who Are We Dots


Sat, Jul 16, 2016 9:16 PM

Participate in a floor survey of floor 4. Given 4 colored stickers (Green: Identity/identities that are Important to you, Red: Identity/identities where you feel unsafe/discriminated, Blue: Identity/identities where you feel safe/comfortable, Yellow: Identity/identities where you feel you have power/privilege ) to place in multiple categories such as gender, religion, sexual orientation, socio...

Identity Collages

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