Post Tagged with: "RHO"

JULIA ALVEY/THE HOYA The Office of Facilities and Management planning per the request of the student workers' petition, placed a new heater in the RHO.

New South RHO Workers Petition University to Fix Heating

Following several months of heating concerns in the New South Residence Hall Office, several RHO student workers filed a petition to the Office of Residential Living urging it to address these concerns and work with the Office of Planning and Facilities Management to develop potential solutions for the heating issue.[Read More…]

by February 6, 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

Deliver or Dispose

Beginning next semester, Georgetown may consolidate its network of on-campus mail services into a single, centralized Residence Hall Office office located in the Leavey Center. The potential reconfiguration, proposed as an arm of the 2017-2037 Campus Plan, stands as a model of both inefficiency and discrimination. While a downsizing of[Read More…]

by February 23, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Students Pan Potential RHO Consolidation

Students Pan Potential RHO Consolidation

The university is considering consolidating all mail services to one central location in the Leavey Center beginning in fall 2016 as part of Georgetown’s 2017 campus plan, a proposal that has come under scrutiny from on-campus student workers. Under the proposal, packages for students would be held and distributed from[Read More…]

by February 9, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
Mayor Vincent Gray signed the minimum wage increase bill into law in January.

DC Minimum Wage Increases

The minimum wage in the District of Columbia rose from $8.25 to $9.50 today, the first in a series of rate hikes leading to a minimum wage of $11.50 by 2016. Mayor Vincent Gray affixed his signature to the Minimum Wage Amendment Act of 2013 this January, after the D.C.[Read More…]

The Alumni Square RHO will be renovated to house four students.

Alumni Square RHO Shuttered In Favor of New Apartment

As the deadline to add 385 beds to campus per the 2010 Campus Plan approaches, the Office of Residential Living permanently closed the Alumni Square Residential Hall Office at the end of the spring semester to make way for a new apartment. The East Campus RHO, located in LXR Hall, previously[Read More…]

by June 7, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
Finding a Home in Housing

Finding a Home in Housing

Senior Week is keg parties and champagne brunches, last lectures and meeting alumni, a picnic and Senior Ball. Senior Week is my last service to my friends, peers and all seniors as a class and campus community. Senior Week is the time to hand my reins as Senior Class Committee[Read More…]

by May 16, 2013 0 comments Opinion

Package Increase Puts Strain on RHOs

The number of packages received by Georgetown University’s Residence Hall Offices has increased 58 percent since fiscal year 2005, pushing some RHOs’ resources to their limits. According to data provided by Director of Media Relations Rachel Pugh, RHOs received a total of 116,491 packages in fiscal year 2012, compared to[Read More…]

by October 19, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News