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ResLife hall coordinator work schedules to be affected by labor law change

ResLife hall coordinator work schedules to be affected by labor law change

By Olivia Garrett | Oct. 26, 2016

MU first began planning for this transition in May, and the university legally has until December to implement the changes.

Seniors relay experience of living in residence halls for four years

By Madi McVan | Oct. 21, 2016

Mia Johnson and Mariya Chukas have both lived in College Avenue Hall since their freshman year and have held jobs within the Department of Residential Life.

Recovery-focused housing to continue despite vacancies

By Krishna Ravinthiren | Oct. 20, 2016

None of the rooms offered in Discovery Hall were filled.

Recovery-focused sober housing remains empty, still “work in progress”

Recovery-focused sober housing remains empty, still “work in progress”

By Kacen Bayless | Sept. 13, 2016

Wellness Resource Center director Kim Dude: “[Sober housing] would’ve just been another additional service, but it’s not the most important service we can provide.”

Graduate student housing to include Respect Hall, Tiger Reserve next year

Graduate student housing to include Respect Hall, Tiger Reserve next year

By Kyra Haas | June 8, 2016

The Department of Residential Life plans to assess the success of the new housing options midway through the 2016–17 year.

Department of Residential Life targets current students in residence hall advertisements

By Megan Dollar | June 7, 2016

Because of a decline in freshman enrollment, ResLife is encouraging older students to return to residence halls.

Biggest Buzzkill: Effects of low enrollment

Biggest Buzzkill: Effects of low enrollment

By Lily Cusack | May 3, 2016

MU’s struggle to attract freshmen has led to budget shortages and closed residence halls.

Respect and Excellence halls’ student staff not guaranteed floor positions

Respect and Excellence halls’ student staff not guaranteed floor positions

By Alyssa Bessasparis and Claire Mitzel | April 12, 2016

The hall closures come from the expected enrollment decline of 1,500 students.

Respect and Excellence halls unavailable for incoming students

Respect and Excellence halls unavailable for incoming students

By Katherine Knott | April 9, 2016

The decision comes after the Department of Residential Life closed Laws and Lathrop for the upcoming school year.

Laws and Lathrop halls to close for 2016–17 following enrollment decrease

Laws and Lathrop halls to close for 2016–17 following enrollment decrease

By Lauren Wortman | March 15, 2016

ResLife Director Frankie Minor: “We will continue to look at other ways to reduce our operating costs and will share those as we identify them.”

Student organizations, administrators condemn Gateway Hall vandalism

By Amos Chen | March 1, 2016

The incident is the second anti-Semitic act of vandalism at the hall this school year.

MSA presidential candidate Sean Earl talks service and involvement

By Max Fillion | Feb. 29, 2016

The sophomore electrical engineering major cites his openness as his best leadership quality.

Gateway Hall vandalized for second time this school year

By Waverly Colville | Feb. 29, 2016

This is the fourth time in a year that anti-Semitic messages have appeared in residence halls.

Maneater Long Reads: Two Years, No Progress

Maneater Long Reads: Two Years, No Progress

By Claire Mitzel and Kyra Haas | Feb. 22, 2016

MU has taken few steps toward providing new graduate student housing and child care since a walkway in the University Village housing complex collapsed, and graduate students want the university to recognize their needs.

Residential Life considers new flat fee for laundry

Residential Life considers new flat fee for laundry

By Lauren Wortman | Feb. 18, 2016

The potential fee is expected to be between $80 and 100.

Curators discuss presidential search committee and construction projects

By Claire Mitzel | Feb. 5, 2016

Room and board rates will rise 4.1 percent for the 2016-17 school year.

Residential Life adjusts housing plans for 2016 as enrollment estimates drop

By Lauren Wortman | Jan. 31, 2016

An estimated decrease of 941 applications is expected for the fall 2016 semester, coming entirely from non-residents.

Residential Life to eliminate desk supervisor position

By Kyra Haas | Jan. 26, 2016

The position will be replaced by a senior desk attendant position.

Curators approve name for new residence hall

Curators approve name for new residence hall

By Katherine Knott | Dec. 10, 2015 | Updated Dec. 29, 2015 at 1:46 p.m.

George C. Brooks Hall will be the third campus building named after a black man.

In Print: Second campus Starbucks location to open in Dobbs replacement in fall 2017

By Jared Kaufman | Oct. 20, 2015

The current Pavilion at Dobbs will remain operational until the new facility opens.

Building names reveal racial disparities

In Print: Building names reveal racial disparities

By Karlee Renkoski and Taylor Blatchford | Oct. 6, 2015

The naming process should be completed by mid-November.

Editorial: MU ought to promote its own gender inclusivity efforts more

Despite all the progress, gender neutrality doesn't seem to be on MU's radar.

MU and the campus community work to accommodate students with disabilities

By Paige Lalain | July 26, 2015

On July 26, 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act, was created to “(remove) barriers and (empower) people” with disabilities, according to its website. According to the introduction to the ADA, the legislation was modeled after the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and is “one of America's most comprehensive pieces ...

Loftin: Anti-Semitic messages 'deplorable,' MU investigating incidents

By Covey Eonyak Son | April 14, 2015

According to the statement, the perpetrator could face criminal charges.

MU officials investigate anti-Semitic writing in residence hall

MU officials investigate anti-Semitic writing in residence hall

By Hailey Stolze | April 13, 2015 | Updated April 14, 2015 at 7:08 p.m.

Two consecutive instances of anti-semitic vandalism were discovered in Mark Twain’s stairwell over the weekend.

In Print: UM System offers Million Steps to better health

By Isabella Alves | Feb. 25, 2015

University employees can receive a full rebate on Fitbits purchased from the Mizzou Store.

ResLife introduces first gender-neutral housing for fall 2015

In Print: ResLife introduces first gender-neutral housing for fall 2015

By Esther Seawell | Jan. 28, 2015

Sixteen beds in suite-style housing at College Avenue and all bathrooms at the new Gateway Hall will be gender-neutral.

In Print: As Jones Hall demolition approaches, residents prepare to vacate

By Derek Hawley | Dec. 10, 2014

Residential Life will pack, move and unpack Jones residents’ belongings for them over break.

In Print: Residential Life planning to tackle laundry issues

By Esther Seawell | Dec. 3, 2014

Chaffin said most problems with laundry machines stem from improper use.

UWire: Residence halls to open Friday for Arkansas game

Posted to UWire by Covey Eonyak Son on Nov. 24, 2014 at 4:53 p.m.

Residence halls will reopen their doors at 11 a.m. Friday for students returning from Thanksgiving break for the Missouri-Arkansas football game. Department of Residential Life Director Frankie Minor said this is the first time the university will reopen residence halls on Friday during break. “This is unusual for us ...

In Print: Manor House’s future remains uncertain

By Jessica Karins | Nov. 12, 2014

The decision over the building’s use reflects larger student housing problems.

Editorial: Graduate students deserve better housing

Manor House may be remodeled as a residence hall, which would be detrimental to our graduate community

Arrest made in connection to Hawthorn fire

By Aaron Reiss and Covey Eonyak Son | Sept. 27, 2014 | Updated Sept. 29, 2014 at 8:52 p.m.

Witte, a Mizzou swimmer, is being held in the Boone County Jail with a $20,000 bond.

Fire at Hudson Hall prompts evacuation

By Maddie Foster | Sept. 14, 2014

Basi said about 25 rooms in the first three levels have suffered water damage.

Johnston Hall, Sabai reopen after renovations

In Print: Johnston Hall, Sabai reopen after renovations

By Annabel Ames | Aug. 27, 2014

Although renovations in Johnston have reduced bed count, ResLife officials hope they improve overall quality of student life.

University Village awaits demolition, sparks graduate housing discussions

In Print: University Village awaits demolition, sparks graduate housing discussions

By Covey Eonyak Son | July 8, 2014

MU hopes to begin demolishing University Village by mid-July or early August.

UWire: Manor House apartments will close in May 2015

Posted to UWire by Crystal Duan on April 2, 2014 at 10:05 p.m.

The Department of Residential Life’s Manor House apartment complex, an eight-story building that primarily houses single graduate students, will close in May 2015, university officials announced Tuesday. After the partial collapse of a University Village building on Feb. 22, MU hired structural engineering company Trabue, Hansen & Hinshaw Inc. to ...

In Print: Student parents voice concerns about Student Parent Center’s future

By Crystal Duan | March 18, 2014

Task force will determine action concerning the center’s pending demolition.

In Print: Petitions created in wake of University Village reports

By Covey Eonyak Son and Crystal Duan | March 12, 2014

The petitions’ authors are asking to fully renovate or demolish University Village and relocate the Student Parent Center.

University Village residents placed in temporary housing

In Print: University Village residents placed in temporary housing

By Kevin Graeler | Feb. 26, 2014

Residents say they do not feel safe living in ResLife apartments anymore.

Inspection of MU facilities extends beyond campus

Inspection of MU facilities extends beyond campus

By Crystal Duan | Feb. 25, 2014

MU owns 250 buildings both in Columbia and around the state.

New ResLife door security policy introduced

In Print: New ResLife door security policy introduced

By Kevin Graeler | Jan. 22, 2014

Policy restricts access to living areas of residence halls at all times.

Police Beat: Sexual assault reported on campus

Posted to Police Beat by Pranav Shastry on Oct. 11, 2013 at 9:17 p.m.

The morning of Oct. 6, Department of Residential Life staff received a report of a sexual assault in the Rollins group of residence halls. The incident involved a female resident and a male person, who was unknown to her, according to a MU Police Department clery release. The victim was ...

Columbia Fire Department hosts ‘Room Burn’ demonstration in Speakers Circle

Columbia Fire Department hosts ‘Room Burn’ demonstration in Speakers Circle

By Micheala Sosby | Sept. 19, 2013

The Columbia Fire Department paired with health and safety campus organizations to offer fire safety information.

Renovations complete on Mark Twain Hall, dining facility

Renovations complete on Mark Twain Hall, dining facility

By Mark Kim | Aug. 8, 2013

Renovations include central air conditioning, dual flush toilets and a rebranded dining hall.

In Print: MUPD said no crime committed in racially-charged fliers found in residence hall

By Dani Kass | Feb. 7, 2012

MUPD said no crime was committed after Residence Hall staff removed fliers that had potential criminal intent.