Professor Kate O’Brien
December 11, 2008
Diversity in SUNY Brockport
Beyond all doubt, diversity on college campuses has truly undergone many beautiful changes. Diversity used to be something that was not embraced. In our generation it is not only embraced but it is also encouraged. One college that is truly diverse beyond measure is SUNY Brockport.
There are many different groups of people that exist at Brockport. One group that is quite large in number is the sports fans and the jocks. This group of people has many houses to party at including: The hockey house, the rugby house and many others. This group seems to be the most heavily populated at Brockport.
This group is also seen at the gym at Tuttle North quite often. Members of sports teams tend to work out very early in the morning; while those who are not affiliated with a sports team tend to work out later in the afternoon. On weekends you can often see these people gathered at houses parting together; they also gather at the dining halls and express their love for the ‘game’.
The people who belong to an actual sports team act quite different than those who are simply fans in my opinion. The people who belong to an actual sports team are often much more reserved and relaxed. They also seem as though they are not eager to make friends and meet new people. However, in the dining halls they seem very content with their teammates.
There are also a lot of dancers in Brockport. These dancers often are seen eating meals together in Brockway or Harrison Hall. The dancers are almost famous on campus for their skill. These girls are often seen together and they make many appearances at local parties together to show off their skill. The dancers also have the dance club, this club does not do a lot on campus; in fact they have not promoted a single event to my knowledge this semester.
Another group that is perhaps the most important group here on campus is BSG. The student...