Topic: Housing

First-years signed a petition to grant all students housed in Keeney Quadrangle swipe access to the entire dorm complex.

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Keeney residents petition for access between houses

October 22, 2013 3 comments

The U. separated Keeney to foster community, but some first-years said they feel isolated.

ResLife to remove Keeney gender-neutral bathroom signs

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ResLife to remove Keeney gender-neutral bathroom signs

October 4, 2013 11 comments

The signs were mistakenly put up during renovations, said ResLife Dean Richard Bova.

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ResLife expands community director program

October 2, 2013 0 comments

The office now employs six community directors, the highest number in the program’s five years.

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Online housing lottery would improve system

September 19, 2013 0 comments

At best, the housing lottery is chaotic. At worst, it can end friendships and reduce people to tears on the steps of Sayles Hall.


Editorial: Save the housing lottery

September 12, 2013 4 comments

The potential change of moving the housing lottery online threatens other Brown traditions we must strive to preserve.

Students gather in Sayles Hall for the annual Housing Lottery.  A proposal to move the lottery online is currently under review. Herald file photo.

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Housing lottery potentially to move online

September 4, 2013 5 comments

The proposal is meant to reduce student stress and allow them more time to select their rooms.

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After Keeney fire, many first-years seek housing

April 24, 2013 0 comments

It may be as late as Monday before Jameson House residents can return to their rooms.

A ceiling in a Slater Hall room fell on Ramya Mahalingam ’14 as she slept, causing her minor injuries. Slater Hall was built in 1879.

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Ceiling collapses in Slater Hall

April 24, 2013 3 comments

The incident is unlikely to alter inspection practices in the future, due to the singularity of the event.

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Fire breaks out in Keeney room

April 22, 2013 2 comments

There was some water damage, but no injuries were reported.

About 34 percent of juniors and seniors reported meeting their current housemates in their first-year dormitories such as Keeney Quadrangle. Herald file photo.

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Housing renovation plans aimed to bolster community

April 16, 2013 1 comment
This article is part of the series Spring 2013 Student Poll

The University’s extensive renovation plan is meant to unify students based on class year.