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LETTERS
Woodward lamented


I don't think you were correct to state that "[f]ew alumni are sorry to see the demise of Woodward Court" ("College Report," December/01). Granted, it was not the most comfortable place to live, but it was probably the most social dorm on campus, especially the hyper-frenetic Flint houses. One could join 24/7 discussions in Lower Flint lounge and argue everything from the existence of God to the existence of the G-spot. It all took place under the eyes of Edith Flint, whose portrait was hung upside down so she could see Upper Flint too.

You were right about "frigid or parching" rooms. As a science major I was fascinated by how the air temperature of my room could be broiling (being in the wing over the heating system) while the floor had frost on it (since it was directly over the air intake duct). But no matter how unpleasant the physical environment, we always took comfort in knowing that it was better than Pierce.

Richard Hagey, AB'85
Seattle

Hagey's campus residences included 3104X and 3211 Woodward Court. -Ed.


 


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