"The Ware Residential Commons crest is made up of three distinct symbols. The first being the integral symbol on the left side of the crest... The next symbol was the infinity symbol on the right... The two symbols were then put together in one representation of the Infinite Integral, which is the official symbol of Ware Residential Commons." Follow the link to read the rest!
The elephant is incredibly important to the history of Virginia Snider Commons. During the construction of Snider Hall, a relief sculpture of an elephant mysteriously appeared on the building. Since, VS has embraced the idea of the elephant." Click on the link to find out more!
"The Trinity Knot, also known as a Triquetra, symbolizes the joining of our three residence halls, Mary Hay, Peyton, and Shuttles halls in unity and shared purpose. Each of the three intertwined elements represents one of the residence halls. The circle emphasizes the unity of the whole combination of the three residence halls. The symbol reflects our motto 'Tria ut Unum', or 'Three as One'."
"The quill represents the faculty members and their scholarly work (Wisdom). On the upper-left quadrant, the steering wheel represents navigating the complexities of college, personally and professionally, with integrity (Service). Located at the top right, the candle, signifies learning and enlightenment while at SMU (Purpose). Finally the pillar represents the steadfast discipline that is needed to be successful in college and that Mr. Crum exhibited in his professional life (Discipline)."
"The key feature of our design is the Armstrong cupola which is the iconic architectural element of our common. It is also the most elevated point in the Commons, reflecting our goal to rise to the top." Click on the link to read the rest!
BUNK OPTION: Top bed is 65" from top of the mattress to the floor, lower bed is 20" from top of the mattress to the floor. Only available in Virginia-Snider, Cockrell-McIntosh, Morrison-McGinnis, Moore, Smith, and the Service House. Great way to save space! Lower guardrail faces toward wall. Ladder available upon request.