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Red bricks!!

extra1extra1 Registered User Posts: 13 New Member
edited April 2013 in Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
can someone please list each red brick and what major they correspond to

and if you know - what the social scene is like in each one
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Replies to: Red bricks!!

  • NTKS17NTKS17 Registered User Posts: 549 Member
    Sequoia = architecture - don't really know what the social scene is like. Arch majors generally have a lot of work though. I've heard it's kinda work hard/party hard.
    Tenaya = business - quite a few partier types, but less of a party atmosphere than in the towers. Even if you're not into parties, you should still be able to make friends.
    Trinity = Liberal arts - some weird artsy people, but plenty of regular people too. Pretty social since most people have quite a bit of free time (I am a liberal arts major, and I know that especially during my freshman year, I didn't have anywhere near as much work as people I knew in other majors.)
    Fremont = Agriculture - heard it's pretty laid back and friendly. But be prepared to see lots of boots and baseball hats...
    Santa Lucia = Engineering - I hung out a little bit here and it was...interesting. Guys out number girls (I think Trinity may be the opposite). There are definitely some party types, but I'd guess that you'd find more people here who'd rather play video games than in the other red bricks (which is cool if you like doing that). Most people also have a lot of work. Fun fact: a couple years ago they did an energy competition among the redbricks to see who could conserve the most resources. Apparently Santa Lucia uses the most electricity and least amount of water.

    Hope this helped. If you have any further questions, I'll do my best to answer!
  • MaryWinchesterMaryWinchester Registered User Posts: 19 New Member
    ntks17, do you have any info about muir?
  • NTKS17NTKS17 Registered User Posts: 549 Member
    oh sorry! totally left out Muir. Well it's math and science majors, so it's somewhat similar to Santa Lucia. A lot of engineers have to take some of the same math/science classes as people in these majors take. These majors also have quite a bit of work. I had a couple roommates who were science majors, and they were always busy with labs and stuff. I think it's pretty social, at least from what I've heard.

    Basically, while each redbrick consists of students from a different college, you're likely to have a similar overall experience regardless of which one you end up in. I think for most people it's ideal to be in the one that corresponds with their major. However, I think that being in one for a different major could be an interesting experience. The redbricks also have like a "sister" redbrick. For example, Fremont and Tenaya are paired up and will sometimes have programs for both dorms to attend so you get to meet more people outside of your college.
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