Creating a feeling of ‘home’ in the Commons

RCLCs at Brasenose An update from Olivia, a sophomore majoring in finance and education, and a member of the Residential Commons Leadership Corps in Morrison McGinnis Commons: The Brasenose dining hall As our trip to Oxford came to a close, we took one last trip through town to visit Brasenose College. Founded originally as simply lodging for students, Brasenose was smaller than many of the other colleges we saw throughout the trip, yet still boasted all the necessities for students, including a library, main quad, fellows garden, chapel and dining hall. The variation in size was interesting to see since the size of the Residential Commons community at SMU will vary slightly. Even though the grounds [...]