Some articles on houses, athletic houses:
... All boys are members of one of eight day houses or Athletic Houses as they were originally known ... The Houses were the brainchild of W.D ... The division would be into six houses to be named after distinguished Englishmen of the Elizabethan period (see table below) ...
Famous quotes containing the words houses and/or athletic:
“Do you see how the god always hurls his bolts at the greatest houses and the tallest trees. For he is wont to thwart whatever is greater than the rest.”
—Herodotus (c. 484424 B.C.)
“Short of a wholesale reform of college athleticsa complete breakdown of the whole system that is now focused on money and powerthe womens programs are just as doomed as the mens are to move further and further away from the academic mission of their colleges.... We have to decide if thats the kind of success for womens sports that we want.”
—Christine H. B. Grant, U.S. university athletic director. As quoted in the Chronicle of Higher Education, p. A42 (May 12, 1993)