Topic: Housing

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New sorority may soon occupy Harkness House

January 25, 2013 0 comments

After a declining Art House vacates the space, a third sorority may come to campus.

Over 750 students entered the first pick raffle for the housing lottery last year.

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Residential Council cancels housing options fair

January 23, 2013 0 comments

The first-pick raffle will not be held this year due to the creation of grade-level housing communities.

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BUCC discusses athletics, housing

October 17, 2012 0 comments

The Corporation’s adoption of former president Ruth Simmons’ athletic reform recommendations last year has led to positive changes for the University, said Director of Athletics Jack Hayes at the monthly meeting of the Brown University Community Council Tuesday.

Gilbane Development will begin construction on a new apartment complex at 257 Thayer St., replacing Squires Salon and Sahara Hookah.

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Luxury apartment plan approved for Thayer

September 24, 2012 0 comments

Plans for a new apartment complex on Thayer between Euclid and Meeting are moving forward after the outlines for the complex were approved by City Council.

Construction of the proposed housing project at the corner of Meeting and Thayer streets could start by August 2013.

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Proposed Thayer housing draws criticism

April 11, 2012 0 comments

Tuesday night’s public discussion saw a heated debate between opponents of the proposed 257 Thayer Street apartment complex and the few residents in favor of it.

A company bills a proposed apartment complex as luxury student housing.

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New student apartments proposed for Thayer

March 19, 2012 0 comments

Gilbane Development Corporation has proposed the construction of a four-story luxury apartment complex on Thayer Street between Meeting Street and Euclid Avenue.

The Corporation approved plans to undergo a $56 million renovation of campus housing, creating clustered first-year and sophomore communities.

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Campus housing to be renovated, transformed

February 13, 2012 0 comments

A $56 million overhaul of campus housing — which administrators have been planning for years — will result in first-years and sophomores living in clustered communities, with most dorms renovated or improved by fall 2013.

With little fanfare, on-campus Inn checks out

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With little fanfare, on-campus Inn checks out

September 7, 2011 0 comments

She had known for months the inn would be closing, but Jeanne Medeiros was still surprised by the error message when she tried to visit its website — especially since, at that point, the Saunders Inn at Brown was still in business.

According to The Herald's poll, 70 percent of students are or were satisfied with their roommate. Natalie Basil, associate director of ResLife, said the student-pairing system focuses heavily on differing sleep schedules.

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Just the two of us: most satisfied with freshman roommate

November 16, 2010 0 comments
This article is part of the series Fall 2010 Student Poll

Brown enrolls over 6,000 undergraduates from across the globe, bringing together a host of people with diverse interests, experiences and ideas. From athletes to mathletes, each year the Office of Residential Life matches up a fresh batch of first years as best it can — with overwhelmingly positive results, according to the The Herald’s poll this semester. About 70 percent of students are or were satisfied with their assigned freshman roommate, with 47.9 percent stating they were very satisfied.