Post Tagged with: "residential living"

FILE PHOTO: LAUREN SEIBEL/THE HOYA | Residential organizations and environmental groups informed students about campus sustainability initiatives and provided free vegan food on Harbin patio.

Clubs Celebrate Earth Day With New Sustainability Initiatives

Student advocacy groups and residential organizations partnered to promote environmental awareness and the importance of sustainability at Earth Day events across campus April 23. Georgetown’s celebrations occurred the day after the annual Earth Day, a global movement featuring political action and advocacy that began in 1970. This year’s on-campus programming[Read More…]

by April 26, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
KIRK ZIESER/THE HOYA |  An Asian-American affinity residential house obtained approval from the Office of Residential Living on Feb. 27. The student push was modeled on the campaigns that led to the establishment of the Black House and La Casa Latina.

Asian-American House Gains Approval on Magis Row

The Office of Residential Living approved the establishment of an Asian-American affinity residential house, the Asian-American Hub for Organizing, Movement and Empowerment, on Feb. 27. The approval comes after a push from the Asian-Pacific Islander Leadership Forum, who announced Residential Living’s decision in a March 11 Facebook post. The Asian-American[Read More…]

by March 14, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Listen to Student RHO Workers

Without student workers employed by the Office of Residential Living, Georgetown University would not function properly. Student employees are vital to the maintenance of the residential communities they serve. They distribute packages, issue communal resources like vacuums and umbrellas and provide loaner keys to students who are locked out of[Read More…]

by April 6, 2018 0 comments Editorial
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Room and board charges for the 2017-2018 school year will include the cost of 24 loads of laundry, the result of a joint effort between the Office of Residential Living and the Georgetown University Student Association.

Housing Costs to Include Laundry Fees

The university plans to include the price of 24 loads of laundry in room and board charges for the 2017-18 school year to reduce the economic burden of laundry costs on students receiving financial aid. The Office of Residential Living collaborated with the Georgetown University Student Association on the program,[Read More…]

by April 7, 2017 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Pedro Arrupe, S.J. Residence Hall is one

Campus Unveils Residence Upgrades

The newly constructed Pedro Arrupe, S.J. Residence Hall – formerly known as the Northeast Triangle Residence Hall – began hosting its first residents last week. Completing construction on the residence hall is one of several projects the Office of Planning and Facilities Management has undertaken this summer, including significant infrastructure[Read More…]

by August 30, 2016 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

University Announces Summer Housing Study

University contractors will conduct a study over the next few months to determine the timeframe, price and priorities for immediate and long-term housing renovations. Organized in conjunction with the Georgetown University Student Association, administrators and students will take representatives of architecture firm Ayers Saint-Gross and subconsultant Brailsford & Dunlavey, on[Read More…]

by April 29, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Housing Process Sees Early Selection Error

The 18 housing groups who were unable to select housing during phase one of selection because of a system error will be offered housing based on their original time slot, according to Executive Director of Residential Services Patrick Killilee. Groups with average housing points over 3.00 were unable to select[Read More…]

by April 8, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Defending Our RAs’ Rights

After resident assistant Thomas Lloyd (SFS ’15) reported a Georgetown student in possession of ricin, whom he believed to be both willing and able to kill another student, it would have been reasonable to assume that he had gotten past the worst of a difficult situation. That assumption would be[Read More…]

by November 18, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
CHOLVIN & CHRISTIANSEN: Freeing RAs From Their Fetters

CHOLVIN & CHRISTIANSEN: Freeing RAs From Their Fetters

The publication of an op-ed by Thomas Lloyd (SFS ’15) in this paper last week has had profound effects on campus since it went to press. His account of how systemic mismanagement and stonewalling by the Office of Residential Living left him without help or support shocked many and has[Read More…]

by November 18, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Amid debate over RA rights, a poster advertises the position to students.

RA Rights Await Clarification

Following widespread student concerns about the treatment of resident assistants and enforcement of the confidentiality policies all RAs must sign governing their interactions with residents, the university has yet to offer clarification or propose changes, prompting the Georgetown University Student Association to unanimously pass a bill Sunday calling for the[Read More…]

by November 18, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News