Topic: Housing

Editorial: ResLife needs to reevaluate its structure

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: ResLife needs to reevaluate its structure

September 16, 2018 0 comments

This past summer, the Office of Residential Life faced a series of crippling personnel departures. Currently, ResLife has on staff only two community directors, who are responsible for managing essentially one-third of campus dormitory facilities each and training the entire 2018 cohort of Residential Peer Leaders.

Soria ’19: The need for a student coalition for fair and ethical housing

Op-eds, Opinions

Soria ’19: The need for a student coalition for fair and ethical housing

September 16, 2018 0 comments

While dorm space is available for students of all years, more and more juniors and seniors opt to live off-campus, as do a small number of sophomores.

Columns, Opinions

Aman ’20: Why is Brown’s room and board so expensive?

April 23, 2018 0 comments

On Apr. 17, The Herald published spring poll results that found many students report stealing regularly from Brown eateries.

Living space aesthetics impact students’ mental health

Arts & Culture

Living space aesthetics impact students’ mental health

March 9, 2018 0 comments

Students moving into their dorms each year are faced with familiar questions: Should they curate the perfect display of photos featuring the optimal balance of high school friends, family and travel experiences?

News, University News

Housing lottery sees changes over time

March 8, 2018 0 comments

The housing lottery has historically given students autonomy by allowing them to “choose the exact room in which they will live for the next academic year and (be) responsible for deciding exactly who they will include in their Housing Lottery group,” according to the Office of Residential Life’s website.

Direct Action for Rights and Equality protestors held broken hearts to symbolize the need for affordable housing in Rhode Island.

Metro, News

Local advocacy group pushes rent control

March 8, 2018 0 comments

After a childhood littered with eviction notices, Providence native Franklin Rivera began adulthood by moving into an apartment last year — and was promptly faced with a leaking roof, hazardous electrical outlets, an unresponsive landlord and the burden of filing a lawsuit.

Housing Opportunities for People Everywhere, an advocacy and outreach group, redesigned the Government Relations Survey to focus on more concrete legislative actions to help homeless individuals.

Metro, News

HOPE membership, influence grows in Rhode Island

November 27, 2017 0 comments

Loud conversation and the smell of meatloaf baking filled the entryway of All Saints Memorial Church in downtown Providence Nov. 14.

Many students face pressure from landlords to sign leases before the University grants off-campus permission.

News, University News

Students navigate off-campus housing policy

November 16, 2017 0 comments

Two weeks ago, the Office of Residential Life closed its application period for students who wish to live off-campus for the 2018-19 academic year.

Savello ’18: How ResLife fails upperclassmen

Columns, Opinions

Savello ’18: How ResLife fails upperclassmen

October 22, 2017 0 comments

When I first moved into Graduate Center my senior year, I entered my room to find chunks of plaster falling off the dilapidated walls.

University provides new housing option for substance-free students

News, University News

University provides new housing option for substance-free students

April 19, 2017 0 comments

“Brown was the first university to provide support to students in recovery back in 1977 and is cited as being a leader in the collegiate recovery field.”