Warren Wilson named among top “Hippie Haven Colleges”

Warren Wilson College image via hercampus.com

A list compiled by Her Campus Team named Warren Wilson College among the nations top “Hippie Haven Colleges.” The real surprise might be that the Swannanoa, N.C.-based school ranked only No. 4.

From the web article:

If there’s one thing students at Warren Wilson care about, it’s sustainability. The school, which was named one of the top 10 greenest colleges in America by Popular Mechanics, supplies students with food from its own organic garden, uses hybrid cars, has a cafeteria compost program and uses sustainable farming practices (the campus is home to 300 acres of farmland). The most popular majors include English/creative writing and, of course, environmental science, for all of the nature lovers who call Warren Wilson home. Students love participating in activities such as yoga, poetry readings and community service.

The list also included Sarah Lawrence, Oberlin, Evergreen State and No. 1-ranked Bennington College. Read the full story here.


About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall has lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. She is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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