A lot of people have compared the new Brooks College’s design to the Hogwarts School described in the Harry Potter novels, and aesthetically, that’s not far off. In fact, much of the college’s look was modeled after features at Oxford — which just happened to have served as a filming location for the Harry Potter movies.
With the opening of Brooks Village (which includes both Brooks College and Brooks Flats), nearly 40 percent of Baylor students are living on campus this fall — up from 29 percent in 2001. Baylor is steadily marching towards the goal of having half the student body living on campus by 2012.
Waco’s KCEN Channel 6 did a nice story on Brooks last month after touring the college. Take a look:
Sic ’em, Brooks residents!