Cornett Memories

A memory can be shared as a photograph, a story, a poem, a limerick, or a video. Do you have an entertaining memory of your undergrad years in Cornett? Are you a faculty member with a story about teaching in the Cornett?

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Misadverture into a Closet
Submitted by Eileen Van der Flier-Keller on Tuesday, October 19, 2010

As a very junior sessional lecturer in the Department of Geography many years ago, I was attending a PhD defense and had to leave early. Not knowing t Read More...

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The rat's maze
Submitted by Cathie Walker on Wednesday, October 6, 2010

My first job at UVic was in the Sociology dept. in Cornett, where I shared a small office overlooking what was then the skylark sanctuary.

I got l Read More...

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Creepy Character
Submitted by Deni James on Monday, October 4, 2010

Not my submission, but I came across a FABULOUS creepy building video on Youtube about the Cornett Building. Great music and suspense … shows off t Read More...

Liked: 328 times Shared: 120 times
 

Concrete Behemoth
Submitted by Ike Bennett on Monday, October 4, 2010

Hmmm. My most vivid memory of the Cornett Building was my poor memory in recollecting which room - sometimes floor - of this Maze my class was in and Read More...

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The Clutches of Cornett
Submitted by Erin Boyes on Monday, October 4, 2010

My favourite memory of the Cornett Building:

Taking you back to the year 2000 - it was my first year, and my first class at UVic: Philosophy 100. Read More...

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Prenuptial Cornett
Submitted by A. J. Croft on Monday, October 4, 2010

My memories of the Cornett Building in the early years include a lot of walking - leisurely strolls from one corner to the other, trying not to panic Read More...

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Timeless, Endless...
Submitted by Greg Mayer on Monday, October 4, 2010

A timeless endless hallway that kept repeating itself over and over again, and I kept meeting political scientists that never stopped and talked to me Read More...

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In through the out door
Submitted by Paul Scott on Monday, October 4, 2010

I never did figure out the Cornett Building, even in my final year.

Running late for class one day, I hurried into one door only to realize that I Read More...

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Lost in Cornett
Submitted by Lynne Milnes on Monday, October 4, 2010

My memory of the Cornett Building is of being lost and helping those who were lost during the two years that I worked in the building. The Architect J Read More...

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Generator stacks in Cornett garden
Submitted by John Newcomb on Monday, October 4, 2010

The mysterious pipes by the wall behind the Cornett shrubbery belong to the hidden, underground diesel electricity generator. With fuel pipe and exhau Read More...

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