For low-income students who relied on campus jobs to pay rent, students without any other residence to go to on such short notice and international students for whom going home was a great financial strain or logistical impossibility, many said the announcement to leave campus caused panic and confusion.
Since the University’s announcement Wednesday, many students have been scrambling to find alternatives to campus housing. Others, unsure of when they will have an opportunity to reunite with their belongings, came back to campus against the University’s direction, returning to dorm rooms and apartments to retrieve textbooks and clothing.
RIZE Magazine first hit campus almost one year ago, providing a unique platform for Black Washington University students to share their writing, illustrations, photography and other forms of art with the University community.
After three separate instances of flooding in Village House this semester, Washington University administrators are now confident that the issue is resolved.
While it does not seem like Wash. U.’s personal “housing crisis” will be solved any time soon, I still find it important to address the clear and repeating problems in the housing process.
Residential Life announced that it would convert approximately 75 percent of its six-person suites on the South 40 into four-person suites Jan. 30.
The Hamsini and Women in STEM LLCs are an incredible step forward for the University, but the design of even more structured LLCs would take pressure off of students to find people with a shared interest and instead bring more formerly isolated students together.
The 2019-2020 Residential Life housing application will no longer feature “homesteading” for Loft residents and will introduce new Living Learning Communities.
The safety and well-being of our students is always our top priority, and our team of well-trained and carefully selected resident advisers are here to ensure that the students living with us feel safe and supported.
While the possibility that ResLife could hire an RA with Title IX complaints against them is appalling, this concern is neither hypothetical nor abstract.
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