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Though undergraduate houses are now assigned randomly, each has maintained idiosyncrasies from the good ole’, pre-90s days when students could self-select. Flyby asked around campus to find the top three wackiest house traditions—both well-known and otherwise—that have long endured.
On Thursday evening, Cabot House Stein Club begins in the Cabot Junior Common Room, a newly renovated social space.
Posters, which ranged from the humorous to the sentimental, are just one way candidates have taken to the campaign trail.
Adams House turns its upperclassman rooming lottery into a pseudo game show, complete with desserts and cheering and jeering as desirable rooms are taken by competing groups.
Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana said he has not noticed significant differences in his overall time commitments since taking the helm of the College.
<p>With a delicious student-run cafe, superstar house masters, and some of the best housing in the Quad, Cabot is a house that cannot be beat. Originally part of Radcliffe College, Cabot House used to be called South House until it was renamed in 1985 in honor of donors Thomas and Virginia Cabot.</p>
Current Dean of the College and Cabot House Master Rakesh Khurana sits with his daughter and wife, Stephanie, in 2010.