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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.

RHA hosts 2014 Joint Session with seven other student governments

By Elizabeth Loutfi | May 1, 2014

The eight student governments passed four resolutions during this semester’s joint session.

In Print: RHA looks into laundry problems

By Fan Feng | April 16, 2014

Survey shows 57 percent of students are not satisfied with laundry in the residence halls.

On Campus: RHA begins addressing laundry problems

Posted to On Campus by Fan Feng on April 7, 2014 at 2:43 p.m.

The Residence Halls Association addressed events and laundry problems during its Congress on March 31. RHA Residential Living Committee chairman Alec Ritter said students have complained about the laundry machines in the residence halls. The organization surveyed students during the presidential election, and a bill regarding laundry satisfaction will be ...

On Campus: RHA considers legislations, funding request

Posted to On Campus by Covey Eonyak Son on March 18, 2014 at 3:16 p.m.

The Residential Hall Association Congress passed three pieces of legislation Monday night. Bill No. 10 promotes the legislative secretary to the executive board and rebrands the position as the RHA secretary. The new position will receive a pay increase from a $400 annual stipend to a $700 annual stipend, which ...

Chaffin, Wiggins elected RHA president, vice president

Chaffin, Wiggins elected RHA president, vice president

By Fan Feng | March 9, 2014 | Updated March 10, 2014 at 5:43 p.m.

Their terms begin fall 2014.

Two RHA election slates debate how to improve organization

By Fan Feng | March 6, 2014

Voting begins Thursday.

Two slates running in 2014 RHA election

In Print: Two slates running in 2014 RHA election

By Fan Feng | Feb. 26, 2014

Each candidate already has a position within RHA.

RHA votes in favor of four funding requests, discusses hall government reform

By Brad Spudich | Nov. 21, 2013

Hall presidents will be fined for not attending hall meetings.

RHA suspends constitution section, discusses res hall safety

By Brad Spudich | Oct. 25, 2013

Two RHA programming directors have resigned this semester

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 ...

MSA, CDS, RHA, ELO team up to host first Earthright Week

By Steven Chaffin, Jr. | Oct. 12, 2013

One event allowed students to meet local farmers.

RHA raises money for 8th annual Paint It Pink Week

By Brad Spudich | Oct. 12, 2013

The organization is funding Ellis Fischel Cancer Center’s mammogram van.

On Campus: Earthright Week promotes environmentally friendly eating habits

Posted to On Campus by Steven Chaffin, Jr. on Oct. 8, 2013 at 5:38 p.m.

Earthright Week, which kicks off Tuesday evening at all-you-can-eat dining halls, is an environmental initiative during which Campus Dining Services promotes sustainability, energy efficiency and waste reduction throughout the cycle of food consumption. The week is hosted by the Missouri Students Association, the Residence Halls Association, Environmental Leadership Office and ...

On Campus: RHA discusses event funding with The Craft Studio and MU Celebrates MLK Monday night

Posted to On Campus by Brad Spudich on Sept. 24, 2013 at 2:31 p.m.

This article has been corrected to say that the RHA Operations Committee approved the funding request from MU Celebrates MLK. A previous edition stated that the RHA Congress approved this request. The request will be taken to the full Congress next week. Representatives from The Craft Studio and MU Celebrates ...

Residence hall election campaigns begin

By Julia Brun | Aug. 27, 2013

Students can become active and involved in their residence halls by running in upcoming elections.

In Print: Bike Share looks for manager, funding in order to expand

By Tracy Cook | July 8, 2013

Checkouts decreased after the first semester of the program.

Research suggests installation of sexual product dispensers would be successful

In Print: Research suggests installation of sexual product dispensers would be successful

By Paul Albani-Burgio | April 26, 2013

Results showed that the dispensers don't encourage high-risk sexual behavior.

RHA seeks approval for more sex health products in halls

In Print: RHA seeks approval for more sex health products in halls

By Paul Albani-Burgio | April 19, 2013

Chancellor Deaton approved the dispensers, provided they are paid for with only student fees.

On Campus: Residential Life to abandon Tiger Guide planner in favor of wall calendar

Posted to On Campus by Paul Albani-Burgio on April 17, 2013 at 1:27 p.m.

The Residence Halls Association Residential Living Committee met with an MU Residential Life marketing representative to discuss changes that will be made to next year’s Tiger Guide, the official campus student handbook that is distributed to all students living in the residence halls. At the meeting, Jill Fox, a ...

In Print: Proposed RHA Bills will mandate scholarships, reallocate fine funds

By Paul Albani-Burgio | March 19, 2013

The bills will now move to Congress for April 1 vote.

RHA debating funding reallocation amendment

By Paul Albani-Burgio | March 8, 2013

The amendment would change RHA's use of fines paid by residence halls.

On Campus: Farley-Dawson elected RHA president, vice president

Posted to On Campus by Cassa Niedringhaus on March 1, 2013 at 8:57 p.m.

Freshmen Jackson Farley and Shannon Dawson were announced the next president and vice president of the Residence Halls Association on Friday at the annual RHA Ball. The vote count totaled 737 people, Lindsay Weber, current RHA vice president and elections chair, said. Voting was open to all students currently living ...

In Print: Slates focusing on sustainability, marketing in RHA presidential campaigns

By Paul Albani-Burgio | Feb. 19, 2013

With the RHA election less than 10 days away, here's a look at the slates and their platforms.

MUTV and RHA create movie-streaming service for students

In Print: MUTV and RHA create movie-streaming service for students

By Megan Lewis | Feb. 8, 2013

Students can stream movies on MUTV’s website for free when on campus.

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.

RHA adds new programming board to plan events throughout the year

In Print: RHA adds new programming board to plan events throughout the year

By Zach Foor | Aug. 24, 2012

Programming Coordinator Kenton Gewecke will pilot the new branch of RHA.

In Print: Safety Walk 2012 brings changes to annual event

By Elise Moser | April 27, 2012

Participants walked in the daylight for the first time.

In Print: RHA offers scholarships for next year’s residents

By Alex Stewart | April 20, 2012

The application deadline is 5 p.m. Friday.

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 ...

Galena takes first in Mizzou Dashboard competition

In Print: Galena takes first in Mizzou Dashboard competition

By Madison Alcedo | March 20, 2012

Galena Hall reduced its energy consumption by 6 percent during the competition.

In Print: RHA to host joint session with MSA, GPC, LBC, Four Front

By Alex Stewart | March 20, 2012

The meeting will address several campus-wide issues such as admissions standards and state funding for the UM System.

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.

Dance teams compete in Mizzou’s Best Dance Crew

In Print: Dance teams compete in Mizzou’s Best Dance Crew

By Alex Stewart | March 6, 2012

Ticket proceeds went to the winning dance crew’s charity of choice.

Folk-Weber elected RHA president, vice president

In Print: Folk-Weber elected RHA president, vice president

By Alex Stewart | March 3, 2012

Zack Folk and Lindsay Weber received 37 percent of the 748 student votes.

On Campus: Folk-Weber elected RHA president and vice president

Posted to On Campus by Kelly Olejnik on March 2, 2012 at 7:26 p.m.

Slate Zack Folk and Lindsay Weber was announced the winner of the Residence Halls Association presidential election Friday at the RHA Ball. A total of 748 students voted in the election, RHA Speaker of Congress Kathy Rudd said.

In Print: MSA co-programming creates over shadowing, more funding

By Molly Duffy | March 2, 2012

MSA is able to lead different projects because of its large amount of funding and manpower compared to other student governments.

RHA presidential slates debate visibility, sustainability

In Print: RHA presidential slates debate visibility, sustainability

By Dee Silney-Bah | Feb. 28, 2012

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

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.

On Campus: RHA not in process of creating complaint website

Posted to On Campus by Alex Stewart on Feb. 23, 2012 at 7:52 p.m.

KCOU/88.1 FM reported on its website Wednesday the Residence Halls Association is in the process of creating a new online resource for residents to anonymously submit complaints about fellow residents as well as hall staff. The article also stated the organization is bringing in a tech expert in ...

In Print: RHA plans to increase, advertise legislative distribution fund

By Alex Stewart | Feb. 17, 2012

The larger pool would allow for more funding requests from students, halls and other organizations.

RHA listens to funding requests, votes on spring budget

In Print: RHA listens to funding requests, votes on spring budget

By Alex Stewart | Feb. 14, 2012

The organization also plans to host RHA Week and a “Pinterest Craft Night.”

In Print: Slates announce RHA presidential candidacy

By Shannah Arner | Feb. 7, 2012

Students will be able to vote for the new RHA president and vice president March 1.

In Print: RHA makes plans for extra social fee funds

By Alex Stewart | Jan. 27, 2012

The organization will have about $8,000 extra in their budget next year to spend on services and activities.

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.

In Print: RHA makes changes to current social fee org distribution

By Alex Stewart | Dec. 9, 2011

The reallocation will give $9,000 more to RHA and hall governments each semester.

In Print: RHA in process of placing bid to host NACURH 2013 conference

By Alex Stewart | Dec. 6, 2011

The annual conference brings together student representatives from 450 schools to share ideas and collaborate.

In Print: RHA’s new judicial branch to become operational in coming months

By Alex Stewart | Oct. 28, 2011

The organization is working on forming a student conduct court as well as policies for the upcoming presidential election.

In Print: Fake candidates 'doin’ it for the lolz'

By Jaime Williams | Oct. 18, 2011

"Ricketts Rudd for MSA” is a fake slate trying to raise awareness of the MSA elections through humor.

In Print: RHA, CDS participate in Paint it Pink week

By Alex Stewart | Oct. 4, 2011

RHA hopes to raise more than the $3,100 it raised last year.

In Print: RHA discusses plans for academic year at first meeting

By Alex Stewart | Sept. 16, 2011

The organization plans to finish its constitution and bylaws during this academic year.

In Print: Laptop checkout might expand to residence halls

By Hunter Woodall | Aug. 30, 2011

The idea to expand the laptop rental program has yet to be approved.

CDS eliminates trays from dining halls to reduce waste

In Print: CDS eliminates trays from dining halls to reduce waste

By Brittany King | Aug. 23, 2011

The change will save 65 tons of food per year.

Rollins dining hall to go trayless for Summer Welcome

By Brittany King | June 7, 2011 | Updated June 15, 2011 at 12:04 p.m.

CDS will evaluate the trial run toward the end of Summer Welcome sessions.

Gender-neutral housing resolution debated

In Print: Gender-neutral housing resolution debated

By Amanda Capua | April 29, 2011

Twenty-six MSA senators voted in favor of the resolution.

Eyewitness accounts shed light on Emmett Till story

Eyewitness accounts shed light on Emmett Till story

By Kelly Olejnik | April 28, 2011

Simeon Wright and Wheeler Parker Jr. were two eyewitnesses to Till’s kidnapping in 1955.

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 ...

In Print: Future RHA president prepares to take reins

By Ana Stock | March 18, 2011

The executive board will be announced during spring break.

On Campus: Rucker elected RHA president

Posted to On Campus by Ana Stock on Feb. 25, 2011 at 10:56 p.m.

Sophomores Chris Rucker and Chris Krenning were voted into the Residence Halls Association’s top executive spots as president and vice president Friday. RHA President Lauren Thomas, who has led the organization since former president Rachel Feuerborn vacated the presidency in October, announced the results of the vote, around 6 ...

In Print: Plans for ‘One Mizzou’ underway

By Jimmy Hibsch | Feb. 25, 2011

In their first meeting, planners decided on a logo for the campaign.

RHA week boasts 'Iron Chefs,' res hall parties

In Print: RHA week boasts 'Iron Chefs,' res hall parties

By Ana Stock | Feb. 25, 2011

The Insane Chef Posse won the RHA Iron Chef competition.

In Print: Thursday marks RHA presidential election

By Ana Stock | Feb. 22, 2011

Two slates are vying for the top executive spots.

Editorial: Rucker provides solutions for RHA's problems

The Maneater editorial board sat down with Residence Halls Association presidential candidates Jared Grafman, a junior, and Chris Rucker, a sophomore, on Monday to discuss their ideas and goals pending election Thursday. After reviewing each candidate's ideas and abilities, we're confident that Rucker and his running mate, Caleb ...

In Print: Students propose overhaul to parking system

By Kelly Olejnik | Feb. 15, 2011

Students would submit parking preferences through MyZou under the plan.

In Print: RHA fails to reach quorum for vote on judicial branch

By Ana Stock | Feb. 11, 2011

Not enough representatives were in attendance to pass legislation.

MSA, RHA work to build stronger ties

In Print: MSA, RHA work to build stronger ties

By Ana Stock | Feb. 4, 2011

New officers for the organizations are focusing on increased communication.

On Campus: WIreless Walk still uncompleted

Posted to On Campus by Ana Stock on Jan. 20, 2011 at 4:24 p.m.

Kaitlin Oxenreider, Missouri Students Association Department of Student Services Director, said Wednesday MSA did not complete their portion of the Wireless Walk that they were supposed to have co-sponsored with the Residence Halls Association. “They never did the MSA portion, because the IT guy went out of town the day ...

On Campus: RHA hosts gaming tournament

Posted to On Campus by Ana Stock on Dec. 11, 2010 at 12:35 p.m.

The Residence Halls Association’s former National Communications Coordinator Mike Madden and fellow RHA members hosted the annual ALS gaming festival Wednesday evening. There was pizza, soda and gaming in Stotler Lounge, and gift cards were handed out to tournament winners. “As far as tournaments go, we have 'Rock Band ...

On Campus: RHA ends semester by giving awards

Posted to On Campus by Ana Stock on Dec. 7, 2010 at 5:51 p.m.

Dec. 6 marked the last Residence Halls Association Congressional meeting of the semester. Chris Rucker was sworn in as Vice President, leaving open the Treasurer position. Larry Buchanan was sworn in as National Communication Coordinator in training. Speaker Michael Crawford introduced the RHA Environmental Ad Hoc committee. “RHA has officially ...

On Campus: RHA paid members can no longer represent their halls

Posted to On Campus by Ana Stock on Nov. 17, 2010 at 3:59 p.m.

The Residence Halls Association passed legislation preventing their representatives from representing their hall and being a paid member of RHA at the same time. According to Bill # 008-FS2010: Changes to Responsibilities of Representatives, the purpose of the bill is to keep paid members from representing residence halls on campus. Because ...

RHA 'Roasted Rave' marks midway point for Dashboard contest

By Ana Stock | Nov. 11, 2010

The event encouraged students to turn off the lights, get outside and have fun.

In Print: MSA plans to work to reduce laundry prices

By Kelly Olejnik | Nov. 9, 2010

Prices increased 25 cents per wash and dry this year.

In Print: RHA introduces new program at national conference

By Ana Stock | Nov. 9, 2010

The conference included programs regarding how to improve residence halls and other topics.

Student governments meet to discuss changes to finals week

In Print: Student governments meet to discuss changes to finals week

By Ana Stock | Nov. 5, 2010

RHA and MSA voted to approve schedule changes, but GPC and LBC abstained.

In Print: MSA candidates, RHA meet to discuss issues

By Ana Stock | Nov. 2, 2010

Topics discussed included sustainability, TigerWatch and communication between the two groups.

RHA president resigns

In Print: RHA president resigns

By Ana Stock | Oct. 26, 2010

Former Vice President Lauren Thomas was sworn in as RHA's new president at the congressional meeting.

Editorial: RHA leadership shift provides opportunity for change

Residence Halls Association President Rachael Feuerborn stepped down this week after a personal epiphany regarding how much she didn’t want to be in RHA anymore. Fair enough. Now Lauren Thomas has been called into action as Feuerborn’s successor for the next two semesters. Thomas has inherited an office ...

On Campus: Off campus housing no longer part of RHA

Posted to On Campus by Ana Stock on Oct. 15, 2010 at 9:36 a.m.

During Monday’s Congressional meeting, the Residence Halls Association President, Rachael Feuerborn announced extended campus’ official non-participation in RHA’s Congressional processes. RHA President Rachael Feuerborn said their money was given back to them and they are not required to have representatives in attendance at Congress any longer. The extended ...

Construction hazards a concern during Campus Safety Walk

By Garrett Richie | Oct. 15, 2010

Five MUPD officers also attended the walk.

RHA considers creating judicial branch

By Ana Stock | Oct. 12, 2010

The idea for a peer judging system was proposed Oct. 4.

On Campus: Paint it Pink Week winds down with pizza

Posted to On Campus by Ana Stock on Oct. 7, 2010 at 9:45 p.m.

Tonight at the Plaza Amphitheater, the Residence Halls Association offered Shakespeare’s Pizza to students willing to donate $5 for breast cancer research. In addition to pizza, students received Paint it Pink T-Shirts. At 7 p.m. all students who donated to receive a shirt were invited to be in ...

On Campus: RHA tries out restructured Congress

Posted to On Campus by Ana Stock on Oct. 6, 2010 at 9:16 a.m.

This year the Residence Halls Association decided to restructure the way their Congressional meetings were conducted. A bill passed last year better defined the roles of the executive and legislative branch. Last year’s meetings were very extensive and redundant, RHA President Rachael Feuerborn said. This year the tasks are ...

RHA holds Paint it Pink Week

In Print: RHA holds Paint it Pink Week

By Ana Stock | Oct. 5, 2010

Events include T-shirt sales and a Shakespeare's Pizza fundraiser.

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.

Extended campus locations leave RHA

In Print: Extended campus locations leave RHA

By Ana Stock | Sept. 24, 2010

The locations will receive funds previously directed to RHA.

RHA halts name change to College Avenue res. hall

In Print: RHA halts name change to College Avenue res. hall

By Luke Udstuen | May 4, 2010

Feuerborn did not consult all RHA members before signing MSA legislation.

In Print: Student governments reschedule joint session for next semester

By Michael Sewall | May 4, 2010

The organizations ran into scheduling conflicts.

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.

CDS to offer a block meal plan option

In Print: CDS to offer a block meal plan option

By Luke Udstuen | April 27, 2010

The block meal plan will be available to all students next year.

RHA passes organizational changes

By Luke Udstuen | April 20, 2010

The plan would abolish the separate sustainability committee.

CDS discusses hot food take out, cameras

CDS discusses hot food take out, cameras

By Luke Udstuen | March 23, 2010

Take out would allow students to grab a meal with disposable boxes.

In Print: RHA to propose institutional restructure

By Luke Udstuen | March 16, 2010

The organization is discussing changes for parking and residence hall money allotment.

In Print: RHA candidates discuss platforms

By Luke Udstuen | Feb. 23, 2010

Trayless dining and parking are major issues.

In Print: RHA votes on condom funds

By Luke Udstuen | Feb. 16, 2010

RHA's decision to continue the program depends on next week's vote.

RHA requests dialogue, planning on future enrollment

In Print: RHA requests dialogue, planning on future enrollment

By Luke Udstuen | Feb. 9, 2010

Candidates will seek student opinion before creating platforms.

In Print: MSA proposes parking plan based on seniority

By Kaylen Ralph | Feb. 5, 2010

RHA is planning a proposal to be ready by early next week.