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Flying the co-op

While each co-op has a unique reputation, they all offer what the Office of Residential Education calls “an alternative to Stanford dorm life.” On campus, there are seven of them: Columbae, Synergy, Hammarskjöld, Terra, Chi Theta Chi (XOX), Kairos and Enchanted Broccoli Forest (EBF).

Paint Party! Panties? Oh Please.

I just wanted to comment on the marvel that Columbae’s Quarterly Body Painting Party is. Because you would think that a general admission boozy naked college party would get super sketchy super fast. But the fact is that it’s a remarkably wholesome affair, that continues to be well attended, even by the squeaky-clean-est of co-opers.…

An alternative lifestyle

It’s dinnertime at Columbae, and the students have come together to sling tofu, ladle rice and drizzle fondue onto plates, Tupperware lids and a rapidly degenerating succession of flat, food-holding items. But it’s not the cutlery that matters at Columbae–it’s the community.