Topic: Residential Life

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.

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: Go forward with the disability identity center

March 15, 2018 0 comments

On Feb. 21, The Herald reported that a collective of Brown students and activists had proposed to University administrators the creation of a student-led disability identity and cultural center.

Columns, Opinions

Mulligan ’19: ResLife must start prioritizing upperclassman housing

March 15, 2018 0 comments

Brown recently announced plans to build a “wellness dorm,” The Herald previously reported.

An $8.4 million set of dorm renovations planned for the summers of 2018 and 2019 will focus on cosmetic upgrades and routine upkeep. Vartan Gregorian Quad, pictured, will receive a new fire alarm system.

News, University News

Facilities Management to renovate five dorms over next two summers

March 11, 2018 0 comments

Continuing with a long-term plan to improve and maintain the quality of dormitories on campus, the Department of Facilities Management plans to renovate five residence halls over the next two summers.

ResLife clarifies policy on RPL-resident relationships

News, University News

ResLife clarifies policy on RPL-resident relationships

November 5, 2017 0 comments

The Office of Residential Life clarified its policy about relationships between Residential Peer Leaders and their residents this 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.

U. removes ethernet cables from residence hall dorms

News, University News

U. removes ethernet cables from residence hall dorms

September 24, 2017 0 comments

Computing and Information Services removed all Ethernet cable ports from residence halls this year, meaning they will all be Wi-Fi-only.

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.”

The Office of Residential Life shifted the off-campus lottery timeline, instituting three lotteries — one in September, one in November and one in January — so students can re-apply to live off-campus if they do not initially receive off-campus permission.

Metro, University News

Off-campus housing in high demand, complicated by lottery process

November 16, 2016 0 comments

As sophomores and juniors seek housing off campus for next fall, the Office of Residential Life has shifted the lottery system for rising juniors.

Despite renovations, dorms still inconsistent, over quota

University News

Despite renovations, dorms still inconsistent, over quota

September 23, 2016 0 comments

As the new school year gets into full swing, students are beginning to settle into their new dorms on campus.