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Residence hall guide: A look into MU’s on-campus housing

Residence hall guide: A look into MU’s on-campus housing

By Nicole Newman | April 11, 2016

Use our interactive map to learn more about the residence hall of your choice.

On Campus: During team building week, RHA’s Operations Committee continues to approve funding

Posted to On Campus by Lauren Wortman on March 8, 2016 at 5:21 p.m.

Team building was the focus of the Residence Halls Association weekly committee meetings Feb. 7. Committees were given the option to meet outside of their usual rooms in the lower level of Pershing Hall. While other committees, such as the Advocacy Committee, decided to meet in Plaza 900 dining hall ...

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.

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.

Students still find ways to smoke in face of Tobacco 21 ordinance

Students still find ways to smoke in face of Tobacco 21 ordinance

By Lauren Wortman and Tessa Weinberg | Nov. 17, 2015

Despite the Tobacco 21 ordinance, students still find ways to obtain tobacco products and local businesses continue to sell to them.

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.

On Campus: Wilt and Steward elected RHA Justices

Posted to On Campus by Karlee Renkoski on April 28, 2015 at 6:34 p.m.

Judicial elections took place during the Residence Halls Association’s Congress. Former Speaker of the House Garrett Wilt and Secretary Caitlin Steward were both voted into office. Both candidates thought it best to move to a new capacity and take on a different yet familiar position within RHA. Speaker of ...

Incoming RHA leadership prioritizes expansion of Bike Share Program

In Print: Incoming RHA leadership prioritizes expansion of Bike Share Program

By Hailey Stolze | April 14, 2015

Expansion of the program could include additional locations around campus.

RHA turns eye to fixing laundry issues

In Print: RHA turns eye to fixing laundry issues

By Karlee Renkoski | April 14, 2015

RHA plans to have a day where ResLife administrators, hall coordinators and other staff members do laundry in the residence halls so they can see the results for themselves.

On Campus: Johar elected RHA Speaker of Congress

Posted to On Campus by Karlee Renkoski on April 13, 2015 at 10:05 p.m.

The Residence Halls Association Congress elected junior Alexander Johar as the next Speaker of Congress for the 2015-2016 school year. Former Speaker of Congress Garrett Wilt handed Johar his gold name tag as a sign of the end of his term and congratulations to the newly elected officer. There were ...

On Campus: RHA kicks off sustainability week

Posted to On Campus by Karlee Renkoski on April 7, 2015 at 2:47 p.m.

Yesterday, the Residence Halls Association hosted the kick-off rally for Sustainability Week, which will consist of green events around campus every day until April 10. Rachel Thomas, the RHA sustainability coordinator and incoming RHA vice president, encouraged students within the RHA committees as well as every MU student to attend ...

On Campus: RHA to Sponsor Mark Twain Dance

Posted to On Campus by Karlee Renkoski on March 16, 2015 at 11:04 p.m.

During the committee meeting for the Residence Halls Association, the representative from Mark Twain Hall requested sponsorship for an upcoming dance for the residents there. “This event will give Mark Twain resident a chance to cool down and have fun before finals start,” the representative said. Previously, Mark Twain hall ...

In Print: RHA finds new ‘Heart’ in Donley/Thomas

By Waverly Colville | March 10, 2015

Donley and Thomas said they hope to make RHA more approachable and increase sustainability and diversity.

On Campus: RHA elects Donley/Thomas

Posted to On Campus by Elizabeth Loutfi on March 6, 2015 at 8:50 p.m.

At the Residence Halls Association Ball on Friday night, freshmen Billy Donley and Rachel Thomas were elected president and vice president, respectively. Thank you guys for all of your support. We wouldn't have won without you guys. We heart you all. #heartmizzou— Donley/Thomas - RHA (@HeartMizzou) March 7, 2015 ...

Two slates running for RHA president

By Cleopatra Benos | Feb. 24, 2015

Both slates want to create a new position to connect RHA with other diversity organizations on campus.

On Campus: Chaffin/Ruhe slate charged with minor infraction

Posted to On Campus by Waverly Colville on Feb. 22, 2015 at 12:50 p.m.

The Chaffin/Ruhe slate in the Residence Halls Association presidential election was charged with a minor infraction Feb. 19. Judicial Branch Chief Justice Lane Adams said presidential candidate Steven Chaffin gave a “close” supporter of the campaign handbills to give out in Hudson Hall. These were placed on residents’ doors ...

On Campus: 2015 RHA candidates announced

Posted to On Campus by Elizabeth Loutfi on Feb. 10, 2015 at 6:36 p.m.

Two slates have announced their candidacy in the 2015 Residence Halls Association election. Current RHA President Steven Chaffin will be running for a second term as president along with freshman Nina Ruhe under their platform, “Invest, Engage, Advocate and Refine.” Their challengers are freshmen Billy Donley and Rachel Thomas, whose ...

On Campus: RHA announces spring semester budget, discusses smoke-free bill

Posted to On Campus by Waverly Colville on Feb. 10, 2015 at 6:23 p.m.

The Residence Halls Association Congress sent one bill back to the Advocacy Committee at its Feb. 9 meeting. The bill was a joint resolution. It proposed adding more “No Smoking” signs around campus to promote a smoke-free campus at MU. Although it is a law that there is no smoking ...

On Campus: Loftin approves “Gateway” for new residence hall name

Posted to On Campus by Rachel Pierret on Dec. 6, 2014 at 12:20 p.m.

On Dec. 5, Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin approved the name “Gateway,” for the Virginia Avenue South housing project. In October, the Residence Halls Association voted on five potential names for the housing project, with Gateway as their top recommendation. RHA President Steven Chaffin passed this resolution on for approval to ...

On Campus: RHA passes resolutions for joint session procedures, bike shelters, GoMizzou app

Posted to On Campus by Rachel Pierret on Nov. 11, 2014 at 12:53 p.m.

The Residence Halls Association sixth Congress meeting passed its second bill of the year, two resolutions to joint-session and two general resolutions. RHA President Steven Chaffin introduced a bill to increase the accountability of the executive board. The bill has two parts: updating the present three strikes system of accountability ...

On Campus: RHA funds Thanksgiving Dinner and Jo-La-La-Palooza

Posted to On Campus by Rachel Pierret on Nov. 4, 2014 at 8:58 p.m.

The Residence Halls Association Operations committee approved funding for two separate organization requests Nov. 2. An annual Thanksgiving dinner event for students to network with stakeholders in the community requested $100 for extra food items. Because the event targets residents and has had a strong reception in the past, the ...

In Print: RHA chooses five working names for new residence hall

By Rachel Pierret | Oct. 28, 2014

Congress determined their top five hall names to be Gateway, Carver, Caspian, Justice and Sustainability.

On Campus: RHA committees elect chair and other positions

Posted to On Campus by Rachel Pierret on Oct. 7, 2014 at 10:11 p.m.

The four Residence Halls Association committees each met at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 6 to elect a chair, co-chair and policy expert. The chair of each committee will be responsible for setting the agenda and running the separate committee meetings. The co-chair will have the responsibility of taking ...

RHA hosts third annual Paint it Pink Week

In Print: RHA hosts third annual Paint it Pink Week

By Neeti Butala | Oct. 7, 2014

New events added this year are a “plate smash” and a tailgate.

On Campus: RHA discusses blenders and budget

Posted to On Campus by Rachel Pierret on Sept. 30, 2014 at 9:23 p.m.

The Residential Halls Association discussed the year’s budget and blenders in the dining halls during their Congressional meeting Sept. 29. Sophomore Mariah Urban introduced the budget for RHA funds, a total of $34,266.40. The budget passed unanimously. The Residential Living committee brought forth this year’s first ...

On Campus: RHA meetings begin for the 2014-2015 school year

Posted to On Campus by Rachel Foster-Gimbel on Sept. 23, 2014 at 8:32 p.m.

The Residential Halls Association commenced for the 2014 fall semester last Monday. The four RHA committees — Advocacy, Operations, Residential Living and Programming — held separate meetings from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. before the RHA Congressional meeting at 6:30 p.m. The Congressional meeting opened with updates from ...

RHA holds open house for new students

By Emily O'Connor | Aug. 26, 2014

President Steven Chaffin said they are hoping to “clean things up” within the organization this year.

Editorial: The Maneater endorses RHA slate James Jordan and Tom Bourneuf

The challenge of the Residence Halls Association is often the very demographics of the organization and the students it serves. Increasingly, with enrollment over-capacity and more attractive options luring upperclassmen off campus, MU's residence halls have become almost completely dominated by freshmen who will only live on campus for ...

In Print: RHA teaches representatives about sustainability efforts in residence halls

By Paul Albani-Burgio | Oct. 30, 2012

The forum featured representatives from sustainability organizations on campus.

In Print: Folk prepares to take reins with new RHA executive board

By Laurien Rose | June 5, 2012

One of Folk's main goals is to increase RHA's campus visibility.

In Print: MSA launches free bicycle-sharing program for students

By Chelsea Surmanek | June 5, 2012

The 2012-2013 academic year will be the program's official launch period.

On Campus: Folk-Weber hires executive cabinet

Posted to On Campus by Alex Stewart on March 22, 2012 at 2:02 p.m.

Residence Halls Association President-elect Zack Folk and Vice President-elect Lindsay Weber selected members for their executive cabinet Wednesday. The elected officials are as follows: Matt Kalish: Financial Coordinator Kenton Gewecke: Programming Coordinator Lindsey Vigoda: Hall Governments Coordinator Brooke Shoopman: National Communications Coordinator Julie Larsen: Public Relations Coordinator James Jordan: Sustainability ...

Iron Chef competition challenges chefs’ creativity

In Print: Iron Chef competition challenges chefs’ creativity

By Alex Stewart | March 2, 2012

Teams from Rollins, Pavilion, Plaza 900 and the MU Student Center created dishes for expert critique.

RHA’s Iron Chef competition challenges chefs’ creativity with 'secret ingredient'

By Alex Stewart | Feb. 29, 2012

Teams from Rollins, Pavilion, Plaza 900 and the MU Student Center created dishes for expert critique.

RHA presidential slates debate visibility, sustainability

RHA presidential slates debate visibility, sustainability

By Dee Silney-Bah | Feb. 26, 2012

Slate Rucker-Krenning said they would like to have recycle bin options in the rooms of the residential halls.

Change of plans for bike share program

In Print: Change of plans for bike share program

By Molly Duffy | Jan. 24, 2012

MSA and RHA’s bike share program is looking to purchase industrial grade bicycles instead of using bikes from MU’s Surplus Department.

Big XII Council on Black Student Government, One Mizzou big topics at joint senate

By Elise Moser | Nov. 17, 2011

The meeting included leaders from LBC, MSA, RHA and Four Front.

Many freshmen still without rooms as ROAR closes

By Aubrey Leiter | July 29, 2011

Residential Life Director Frankie Minor is hopeful, but not positive, that there will be enough rooms to accommodate the incoming freshman class.

MSA, RHA members support camera installation

In Print: MSA, RHA members support camera installation

By Amanda Capua | April 26, 2011

RHA Vice President Chris Rucker cited the graffiti incident at Hatch Hall to show the benefits of having cameras.

In Print: RHA votes on fall semester budget

By Ana Stock | Sept. 21, 2010

The organization has been allocated $26,331 for fall semester.

In Print: Organizations hope to raise awareness at Summer Welcome

By Krissy Tripp | June 2, 2010

RHA hopes to gain more involvement by educating new students.

College Avenue res. hall could see name change

In Print: College Avenue res. hall could see name change

By Luke Udstuen | April 30, 2010

MSA is hoping to tie up unfinished 2006 legislation on name changes.

MU Iron Chef wins Program of the Year

In Print: MU Iron Chef wins Program of the Year

By Krissy Tripp | Feb. 27, 2009

Veterans battle newcomers for tastiest treats at competition.

On Campus: Candidates face off in RHA debates

Posted to On Campus by Krissy Tripp on Feb. 25, 2009 at 11:25 p.m.

During the Residence Halls Association slate debate on Tuesday night, slates discussed their stances on MU related topics such as trayless dining, RHA issues such as where the organization should go and the strengths and weakness of the competing slates. Every slate said they wanted to bring improvements to RHA ...

In Print: RHA calls for joint session with MSA and LBC

By Krissy Tripp | Feb. 17, 2009

The meeting is scheduled for Monday.

RHA president drafts four bills similar to ones he vetoed

In Print: RHA president drafts four bills similar to ones he vetoed

By Krissy Tripp | Feb. 10, 2009

One bill regarded the responsibilities of the organization's president.