I love being back in Simmons after a long break. I get to hang out with friends in the 4AB lounge, eat dining hall food in Simdin, and rearrange the modular furniture like giant Lego blocks. Perfection itself as a dorm.
Well, maybe not quite perfection. After all, Simmons isn’t a cat dorm, so you wouldn’t find any furry friends (besides Kaito, the Heads of House’s dog) roaming the hallways. But we have plenty of cool stuff to make up for that loss! Like our famous ball pit and Gymmons, our–
Wait a second.
Could it be? A living, breathing kitty cat in front of me? IN SIMMONS HALL?
Omg, omg, yes, yes yes yesyesyes!!! My prayers have finally been answered – Simmons has a cat now! (And what a beautiful cat he is, might I add.)
Pspspspsps, come here, kitty!
Oh my! He’s such a sweet little angel! And so friendly too! Could this day get any better?
Oh wait, silly me – I forgot to introduce myself! Hey there, little guy. I’m Andi. What’s your name?
Not one for words, huh? That’s okay. I think I saw a sign with your picture on the way in. Let’s see…
Well, that’s certainly a unique name, but I like it! Great to meet you, Skateboard!
Welcome to Simmons Hall, Skateboard, and I hope you have a great fall semester! Mine is already off to a great start :D
(Shoutout to Temkin ‘26 for letting me meet, photograph, and post about Skateboard! Without him, this post would not be possible.)
(Also, did you know Simmons will have not just one but Actually there are probably more, but I only know of these ones for now this semester? It truly is the best place to live on campus.)
Edit: My inbox is blowing up right now with angry messages demanding that I also introduce some other Simmons cats. Without further ado, meet:
- Actually there are probably more, but I only know of these ones for now back to text ↑