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Campus needs to be more than ADA compliant

April 11, 2019

According to the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title III prohibits places of business and public areas from discriminating against people with disabilities. Because of this law, accessible routes are...

Living on campus gets students involved

May 3, 2017

Living on campus provides a great opportunity to make friends and get involved in activities throughout the semester. The university has events to attend that are right outside of the residence halls,...

Construction breaks quiet hours

February 8, 2017

OUR VIEW: Construction disrupts dorm life.The world knows that the glass-faced, moneyless, starving zombies walking around wearing university-associated clothing known as college students are desperate...

‘Scentsy’ candles provide dorm-safe alternative to traditional candles

Scentsy Candle burns perfectly pomegranate in a Killingsworth dorm. Photo by Hannah Dean
September 17, 2015

Fighting the odors that come with living on campus can often be a struggle. Because typical candles are not allowed in dorms due to the fire hazard of the open flame, some students have found an...

Deadline to claim on-campus housing this Friday

February 11, 2015

Students who live on campus have until Friday, Feb. 13, to declare where they want to live as part of the "Claim Your Crib" campaign. Freshmen living in Pierce and Killingsworth halls can now apply to...

Killingsworth residents on ‘lockdown’

November 6, 2014

Residents in Killingsworth Hall are not allowed to check anyone into Killingsworth and the girls living there cannot be checked into Pierce, the mens' resident hall, or McCullough-Trigg, the co-ed resident...

10 tips to get the most out of the semester

August 25, 2014

  At the beginning of a new semester students tend to make grand plans for themselves and then quickly drop them after a week or two, tops. It's easy to let our goals slip by, especially if...

Housing staff gives new residents move-in help

Ashley Roberts, freshman in biology, packs her things with the help of her brother, Robinsion Roberts.
Photo By Yasmin Persaud
August 21, 2014

Resident Assistant Tiffany Uke waits from under the shade of a tent to show new dorm residents to their rooms. It's hot outside—about 99 degrees hot. But Uke, sophomore in biology and pre med,...

Administrators: Value safety, convenience of on-campus living

Mandi Elrod
February 25, 2014

Recently my resident advisor called a meeting on our floor to let us know of some important decisions administrators were making. During this meeting she informed us that only freshmen will be able...

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