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Center, Responsibility and Discovery halls will close next year

Center, Responsibility and Discovery halls will close next year

By Andrew Withers and Emily Gallion | April 2, 2017

An email from Frankie Minor to student staff said the decision to take the halls offline was due to low freshman enrollment.

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.”

MU researchers bring awareness to emotional support animals

By Olivia Garrett | Sept. 6, 2016

ESAs raise ethical and legal questions for clinical psychologists and their clients.

Graduate students see new on-campus housing option as short-term response

By Magdaline Duncan | Aug. 30, 2016

Graduate student leader Kristofferson Culmer: “It is a temporary solution, and I appreciate that from the university, but the issue of graduate student housing needs a long-term solution.”

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.

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.

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.

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.

Campus renovations are underway, on track

By Rashi Gupta | Jan. 24, 2016

Lafferre Hall, Swallow Hall and the Dobbs Group of residence halls are all under construction.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

In Print: People of Columbia

By Daniela Vidal and MacKenzie Reagan | March 4, 2014

A ResLife desk attendant and an aspiring art educator

University Village unit evacuated

University Village unit evacuated

By Jacob Bogage and Ted Noelker | Feb. 22, 2014 | Updated Feb. 22, 2014 at 3:17 p.m.

One fireman died during the evacuation. All students are safe.

RHA, ResLife discuss hall safety measures

In Print: RHA, ResLife discuss hall safety measures

By Brad Spudich | Oct. 16, 2013

Residential Life and the Residence Halls Association are teaming up to address safety concerns on campus. Both entities have been considering implementing a new plan in all residence halls that would require students to swipe their MU IDs to access the student residential area in all residence halls during all ...

Making progress: Johnston set to open on time

Making progress: Johnston set to open on time

By Kevin Graeler | Sept. 10, 2013

Sabai will earn its own entrance once construction is finished.

Residential Life to move 300 students from Johnston Hall

In Print: Residential Life to move 300 students from Johnston Hall

By Nicole Shaddy | Dec. 7, 2012

MU loses approximately 8 to 9 percent of on-campus students after fall semester.

Freshman enrollment largest in MU’s history

In Print: Freshman enrollment largest in MU’s history

By Ian Frazer | Aug. 21, 2012

Total enrollment increased 2.8 percent from last year.

Johnston Hall to be coed fall 2012

In Print: Johnston Hall to be coed fall 2012

By Kelsey Wingo | April 24, 2012

The residence hall will undergo a remodel at the end of the fall 2012 semester.

In Print: RHA, MSA look to fund more AEDs

By Molly Duffy | March 13, 2012

The Missouri Students Association and the Residence Halls Association will be pooling their funds at the end of the semester to purchase the defibrillators.

In Print: Illegal downloading not an issue at MU

By Michele Robotham-Smith | Feb. 24, 2012

Division of Information Technology Director Terry Robb said file sharing is not a problem at MU.

RHA approves new system for awarding housing

In Print: RHA approves new system for awarding housing

By Alex Stewart | Jan. 24, 2012

Instead of giving housing to seniors first, ResLife will use a quota system to grant rooms on campus to upperclassmen.

Mark Twain residents relocate due to renovations

In Print: Mark Twain residents relocate due to renovations

By Megan Lewis | Jan. 20, 2012

The renovation is the fourth phase of Residential Life’s master plan.

New Mark Twain Market hours to take effect next semester

In Print: New Mark Twain Market hours to take effect next semester

By Michele Robotham-Smith | Dec. 9, 2011

Mark Twain Market will remain open during the Mark Twain renovation, but will have shorter hours.

Residential Life, MSA working to install more AEDs on campus

In Print: Residential Life, MSA working to install more AEDs on campus

By Alex Stewart | Dec. 9, 2011

There are only eight AEDs on campus, and Residential Life hopes to add three more.

In Print: Diversity event at McDavid Hall receives national award from National Residence Hall Honorary

By Cait Campbell | Dec. 6, 2011

The event simulated the coming-out process for LGBTQ students

Students prepare for holidays with lights, decorations

In Print: Students prepare for holidays with lights, decorations

By Cait Campbell | Dec. 6, 2011

Decorating becomes a bonding experience for residence halls and Greek life

On Campus: McDavid hall coordinator wins national award for diversity program

Posted to On Campus by Jimmy Hibsch on Nov. 22, 2011 at 12:06 p.m.

The National Residence Hall Honorary awarded McDavid Hall Coordinator Joe Kelley with its "Diversity Program of the Month" national award for his program "Walk a Mile." "This program originated when Joe Kelley wanted to simulate the process of coming out for straight individuals who will never go through that process ...

In Print: Schurz wireless Internet project reported success

By Lizzie Johnson | Nov. 8, 2011

No major problems have been presented by the newly installed wireless internet in Schurz Hall.

Schurz receives the wireless treatment

In Print: Schurz receives the wireless treatment

By Alex Stewart | Nov. 1, 2011

Residential Life is using the hall as a trial run before possibly installing it in other residence halls.

In Print: ResLife Master Plan revision might include new residence hall

By Alex Stewart | Oct. 7, 2011

Due to increasing student numbers, Residential Life might construct another hall in coming years.

Mark Twain to be renovated

In Print: Mark Twain to be renovated

By Alex Stewart | Sept. 30, 2011

The 46-year-old residence hall is closing next semester to undergo major reconstruction.

MU works to put bed bugs problem to rest

In Print: MU works to put bed bugs problem to rest

By Ian Frazer | Sept. 9, 2011

High heat is used to fight infestations, rather than chemicals.

In Print: Housing shortage, renovations haunt large incoming classes

By Adam Aton | Aug. 23, 2011

Many students will have to move second semester when Mark Twain closes.

On Campus: Board of Curators to meet, discuss residence hall renovations

Posted to On Campus by Caitlin Holland on Aug. 19, 2011 at 8:34 a.m.

The UM System Board of Curators will meet Aug. 19 and 20 to discuss projects including renovations to Johnston and Wolpers residence halls. Other items on the agenda include a debt financing approval for the Student Success Center at UM – Kansas City and the selection of Global Equity Managers for ...

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.

MU braces for summer season of construction

In Print: MU braces for summer season of construction

By Jaime Williams | June 1, 2011

Tate, Switzler and Gillett halls are due to open in the fall as summer renovations continue.

Residential Life works to accommodate incoming freshmen

By Hunter Woodall | May 10, 2011

Freshmen enrollment is expected to be 6,122.

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.

Mizzou Dashboard competition coming to a close

By Liz Stratman | April 22, 2011

A goal of the program is to show students how much electricity they use in the residence halls.

In Print: Gender-neutral housing backed by student government

By Ana Stock | April 12, 2011

The resolution calls for Residential Life to implement the program.

Editorial: Gender-neutral housing would provide safe, inclusive option

Following the pattern of more than 50 universities nationwide, the Residence Halls Association passed a resolution to recommend the implementation of gender-neutral housing at MU in 2012. Already in place at Stanford University, Rutgers University and Colorado College, to name a few, gender-neutral housing provides housing for those who feel ...

On Campus: MU ranks second in CampusSplash's 'Best Overall Dorms' rankings

Posted to On Campus by Cassie Tipping on March 9, 2011 at 2:44 p.m.

CampusSplash's newly created website, DormSplash.com, released its first "Best Dorms" rankings last week. Among the several categories, MU ranked second in the United States in the "Best Overall Dorms" category, scoring a four out of five. Georgia State University took the top spot. According to the website, DormSplash ...

In Print: Mark Twain hall suffers temporary power outage

By Sally French | March 1, 2011

The last time an MU residence hall lost power was in 2009.

On Campus: Mark Twain residence hall loses power for two hours

Posted to On Campus by Sally French on Feb. 28, 2011 at 2:49 p.m.

Mark Twain Residence Hall lost power for about two hours last night. Power went out at 11:57 p.m. and resumed function at 1:56 a.m. The issue was related to a problem with the neighboring power plant. “It was an electric fault that occurred in a high ...

Res Life to promote diversity through videos

In Print: Res Life to promote diversity through videos

By Celia Ampel | Feb. 18, 2011

The videos will serve as training tools.

In Print: Admissions Office, Res Life handles graffiti aftermath

By Garrett Richie | Feb. 18, 2011

Residential Life has deferred all questions regarding the graffiti incident to the MU News Bureau.

MUPD investigates racially-charged graffiti message

In Print: MUPD investigates racially-charged graffiti message

By Jimmy Hibsch | Feb. 12, 2011

The Legion of Black Collegians is calling for a meeting with the chancellor to address the issue.

In Print: Res Life prepares for record-high enrollment

By Teddy Nykiel | Feb. 11, 2011

MU intends to use only one extended campus location.

Lathrop, Wolpers to go co-ed in fall

In Print: Lathrop, Wolpers to go co-ed in fall

By Sally French | Feb. 8, 2011

For the first time in MU's history, the university will have no residence halls exclusively for men.

Res Life, CDS work around snowstorm

In Print: Res Life, CDS work around snowstorm

By Garrett Richie | Feb. 4, 2011

The departments focused on avoiding possible food shortages and power outages.

In Print: Police step up Winter Break burglary prevention

By Ally McEntire | Dec. 10, 2010

Last year, the police responded to 71 holiday burglaries.

Hillel, Res Life offer Hanukkah celebrations

In Print: Hillel, Res Life offer Hanukkah celebrations

By Sally French | Dec. 7, 2010

The halls allow candle-lighting in common areas under staff supervision.

Mark Twain residence hall renovations get green light

In Print: Mark Twain residence hall renovations get green light

By Cassie Tipping and Jimmy Hibsch | Dec. 3, 2010

A new entrance is among the changes brought on by the renovation.

In Print: New res hall laundry system to include text alerts

By Ana Stock | Sept. 28, 2010

The new service comes with a long-planned increase in laundry rates.

Police Beat: Thieves take castle from Hudson

Posted to Police Beat by Alicia Stice on Sept. 22, 2010 at 10:19 a.m.

Two suspects allegedly stole a 15-foot-tall castle from the Rollins lobby at 1:30 a.m. Tuesday. The pink and grey castle was designed as part of the residence hall's sexual assault awareness programing, according to an e-mail from Hudson Hall Coordinator Robert Stagni. It was conceptualized, designed, painted ...

In Print: Campus accessibility a goal for MU

By Caitlin Swieca | Sept. 17, 2010

MU sends out e-mails to inform students and faculty of sidewalk closings.

MU adds off-campus housing locations

In Print: MU adds off-campus housing locations

By Zachary Murdock | Aug. 27, 2010

Off-campus housing for returning students frees up on-campus space for freshman.

In Print: Record freshman enrollment could result in housing shortage

By Zachary Murdock | June 2, 2010

Enrollment is up 8 percent from this time last year.

Res. hall security cameras' effectiveness unclear

In Print: Res. hall security cameras' effectiveness unclear

By Alicia Stice | April 30, 2010

Wiring the security cameras costs about $20,000 per residence hall.

ROAR server crashes while assigning housing

In Print: ROAR server crashes while assigning housing

By Jade Earle | April 20, 2010

Because freshmen receive priority, upperclassmen scrambled for housing.

Residential Life examines inclusive housing

In Print: Residential Life examines inclusive housing

By Jessica Silverman | April 16, 2010

Transgender students can mark an 'accommodation box' on ROAR.

Stafford, Cramer residence halls to close permanently

In Print: Stafford, Cramer residence halls to close permanently

By Zachary Murdock | March 16, 2010

University Hospital plans to expand onto that property.

Res. Life copes with enrollment nearing capacity

In Print: Res. Life copes with enrollment nearing capacity

By Rachel Allred | Feb. 23, 2010

New regulations would keep freshmen from living at extended campus.

In Print: PASS, campus work toward smoke-free environment

By Liz Nash | Sept. 4, 2009

Campus aims to be smoke-free by Jan. 1, 2014.