Topic: Residential Life

The new council will make decisions regarding program houses such as West House, one of the University’s two environmental houses.

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ResLife to resurrect Program House Council

March 2, 2016 0 comments

The Office of Residential Life is re-forming a program house council for the eight program houses, said ResLife Associate Director Kate Tompkins.

As a residential peer leader, Lauren Galvan ’16 conceived of the idea for BWell Health Promotion Week after polling her residents and observing high stress levels due to classes and college life.

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Initiative focuses on mental health on campus

November 21, 2014 0 comments

As students prepare for finals period, BWell Health Promotion Week is offering workshops, discussions and activities to promote students’ mental health.

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.

The University now requires hosts of Class F parties to pay for contracted security officers, who must check IDs at the door.

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U. officials deny ‘crackdown’ on frat parties

October 11, 2013 6 comments

Some students say they have noticed more rigid enforcement of security and safety policies.

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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.

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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ResCouncil seeks to limit dorm damage

February 8, 2013 2 comments

Officials say they hope to encourage accountability by fostering community in dorms.

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.