|Welcome to English House||2002-2003|
The Origins of Our Name
The residents, in turn, began calling the floor English House. Inspired one night, they placed labels (in English) on many common objects on the floor. The Russian students had done this (in Russian) to assist them in learning conversational Russian quickly. They had left their labels all over and, rather than removing them (which didn't really work well since they were quite attached to the walls), they put new labels on top of them (now in English). Some people got so in the spirit that British flags began to appear decorating the walls.
In order that the descendants of those first "Founders" might never forget their history, Conner 2 became commonly known as English House, and to this day, the fire extinguisher between 23 and 24 suite still bears an original Russian label.
Well, now that you've been enlightened, feel free to explore other areas of this page to find out who lives here, some of our traditions, alum information, and some useful links.
Special thanks goes to Keith Blanton '78, English House "Founder," for clearing up the origins of English House.
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Last Updated November 15, 2004