mas•ter and dean n. The Master and Dean are professors who live in the college, eat meals with students in the dining hall, and serve as the college’s leaders. The Master plans college social events like subsidized trips to Broadway shows, and the Dean is the college’s academic adviser.
but•ter•y n. In the basement of each college is a buttery that sells cheap food late at night. It often serves as a gathering place for students in the college to take a break from working.
mas•ter’s tea n. Each college Master hosts afternoon teas throughout the year at which students can gather in small groups to interact with a guest speaker. Some recent guests include actor Denzel Washington, journalist Brian Williams, author R.L. Stein, rapper Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, and talk show host Whoopi Goldberg.
stud•y break n. College Masters and Deans make sure students take plenty of breaks from studying, so during finals time they host nightly study breaks in their homes with plenty of food.
din•ing hall n. Each college has its own dining hall where students eat. In addition, each college has its own library, gym, TV room, music practice room, and other facilities like theaters.
“say what? say•brook!” The cheer of Saybrook College, the best residential college. (Note: this glossary was written by a Saybrook student.) Each college has a cheer to show its spirit. Most students think their college is the best college.
tyng cup n. Each college competes against all others in over thirty sports, ranging from soccer to ping pong. The college that performs the best gets the coveted Tyng Cup.