upperclassman with a single room
Cassandra seems very book-learned, but seems to lack a lot of basic cultural referents.
People are afraid of Cassandra because of a rumor that she took a knife to a boy who felt her up after being told repeatedly that she wasn’t interested in him.
Cassandra is in this particular dorm because she’s the child of a faculty member, and this dorm is close to her father’s office. She’s very close to her family.