Remembrance of things Graham
Earlier this year, the Alumni Association asked alumni to submit their favorite memories of Graham. Here are the responses. Add your own memory using the comment box below.
Meeting my future roommates and lifelong friends.
Meeting all my future roommates for the 1st time.
I remember MCC was under Graham 100 and always flooded.
Jumping into the unheated Graham pool in the fall/winter season!
Living in the FRC and the life long friendships we forged in the lounge and rooms in Graham 100. We spent many late nights socializing. Also a good friend met his wife in my dorm room. (Dale Corpas '00 met Lisa trujillo '00 in my dorm room in Graham 100) We still keep in touch and both have kids about the same age now.
As an RA, my residents threw me into the pool. Bad then, awesome in hindsight.
Being part of FRC, I meet many close friends through our late night study groups and classes. My husband and I both lived in Graham 100 as freshman together and later as a junior he was a Resident Assistant in Graham 100.
Hanging out in Pete and Charlie's room watching movies and playing board games. Being part of a great community of so many others my age going through the same experiences but from so many different backgrounds.
Jumping in the cold pool in the fall and jumping on a float, pretending to be Pocahontas with Ruby Vigil.
Pranks against the RA.
I was relaxing reading a book in the 200 lounge and started a fire in the fire place. Smoke filled the room and the alarm went off. Fire trucks came and campus security and emts. The flue slipped. I was so embarrassed.I received a duraflame log at the next ARD/RD meeting.
Beeing able to stare out at the sunny courtyard pool while sitting at my desk working on lab reports.
Meeting one of my best friends, Renegell Delos Santos in the room next door to mine. We've been groomsmen in each other's weddings. Hanging out in the lounge right outside our rooms. It was THE spot for everyone to come together.
The late night study sessions after a Safeway run, out in the balcony with my fellow Graham 100 residents.
First place to live freshman year. Moved in and made so many friends.
Roomates and friends closed doors at night not working shower
Late night study sessions. Playing pool with the guys.
Being the honorary rowing dorm. The crew coach was living in the dorm so it kind of forced everyone to join and stick with it or you'd have to look him in the eye and admit you were a quitter for the rest of the year. It was great sharing so many experiences just being in college with hall mates, but being teammates as well was an incredible experience,
Meeting new people that I am still friends with today. I still have my t-shirt when I came to Graham.
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