Since the recent demolition of Sayers House, Christie House
now holds the distinction of being the oldest building on the Cliff College
campus. Completed in 1903 according to the design of the second Mrs. Clifford (Abigail Slater) Cliff III, Christie House has housed Cliff students for the past 93 years.
Current residents can enjoy the traditional style and grace of Victorian
architecture and at the same time, thanks to recent renovations, not worry
about the draughts and leaks which had plagued students for most of that
time. In fact, despite appearances, Christie House is a state-of-the-art
student housing facility with ISDN phone lines, zoned heating and air-conditioning,
cable television and more than adequate electrical supply for all of the
appliances and equipment used by a student body racing headlong into the
2-NW (that would be the 2nd floor NorthWest hall group of rooms) is representative
of the enormous variety to be found in this or any other dormitory. There
are four women and six men living here, who come from totally diverse backgrounds
and possessed of completely different interests. Among them are...
Dylan Atkins, a second-generation Cliff student who was raised in
Des Moines, Iowa. Dylan is a member of the Class of '99 and anticipates
that he will be a Drama major. Currently, Dylan spends most of his time
directing himself and the rest of the cast for his upcoming
production of Pygmalion
VI and, across the hall as she has been all his life, his twin sister,
Carly Cliff, are direct descendents of the College's founder. Though
they have a magnificent home just off campus, they have opted for the "real
college thing" that dorm living provides for freshmen.
expects to collect her B.S. in Archæology next year and then study
at all the best dumps and landfills of the world. Don't mistake the condition
of her room for being just a typical, college dorm pigsty -- that garbage
you see in there is research material!
Hailing from St. Paul is Jonas Olson, a junior
who, as all readers of The Miscellany News
know, is an up-and-coming investigative journalist. He hasn't much time
to socialize, let alone clean up his room, since he spends most of his time
chasing down and then writing up breaking news stories for The Misc.
But for his sources, Jonas' closest relationship is probably with Tony,
the late-night delivery guy from The
Cliff College Main Directory