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WE residents circulate petition to re-hire RA

WE residents circulate petition to re-hire RA

Emma Jarnagin, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Headliners, News

Central Campus Residence Hall residents have started a petition to have their RA reinstated after her dismissal. Sophomore Carter Bradshaw has been relocated to Wellness Environment housing in Christie Wright Patterson after being fired Oct. 16. The petition stated she was terminated for “havin...

Converse will be converted to WE housing next year

Converse will be converted to WE housing next year

Alex Verret, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under News

Construction on Converse Hall has been underway since summer 2017. Starting next fall, Wellness Environment residents will live in the hall after repairs on the building have been completed. Converse will become additional housing for first-year Wellness Environment students with some spaces a...

New plans announced for Jeanne Mance

New plans announced for Jeanne Mance

Greta Bjornson, News Editor

November 3, 2017


Filed under News

Jeanne Mance is becoming housing for UVM juniors and seniors. Journey to Independence, a new residential experience, will be housed in Jeanne Mance Hall starting in fall 2018. Students in the program will build life skills, connect with the Burlington community and transition into adulthood, a...

UVM does not reach programmed housing goal

UVM does not reach programmed housing goal

Ellyn LaPointe, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017


Filed under News

Last year, UVM set a goal to have 100 percent of incoming first-years enrolled in programmed housing. Reslife offers a number of programmed housing options, centered around a theme that seeks to create a community within the dorms, according to the UVM website. “Residence halls are more than simp...

McAuley fitness center fee upsets residents

McAuley fitness center fee upsets residents

Caitlin Lewis and Emma Jarnagin

September 29, 2017


Filed under News

The nearest free athletic facility is a 25-minute walk across campus for students living on Trinity campus. This fall the Wellness Environment left Trinity campus, home of the McAuley Hall fitness center. In order to use the facilities, residents must pay a $125 membership fee.   The membership fees he...

ResLife prioritizes the safety of residents

ResLife prioritizes the safety of residents

Letter to the Editor

May 2, 2017


Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor, Recently, the issue of police presence in the residence halls has received much attention. Despite numerous interviews and discussions, coverage has failed to capture the complexity and challenges involved in ensuring the health and safety of our students. Genuinely, I am appre...

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