By GINNY BIXBY
At the end of UMW alumna Monique Klinger’s only semester as a resident assistant in the spring of 2018, she had to perform a task she never expected she’d have to complete.
By MEAGHAN MCINTYRE & SAVANNAH ROBERTS
News Editor & Staff Writer
A burst hot water pipe on the fifth floor of Eagle Landing displaced 112 students on April 6, and the damage will prevent 38 students from returning to their rooms for the remainder of the semester. The details regarding this incident were reported by the Blue and Gray Press on April 11. Further information from assistant dean for Residence Life and Housing Dave Fleming revealed how the university is working to accommodate the students who were permanently displaced for the remainder of the semester.
By BRIDGET DANVER
This year, UMW made it a requirement for RAs to be present when roommates complete the agreements, and this rule is unnecessary.
By ALICE HACKNEY
On campus, six residence halls have elevators along with those in the Eagle Landing Apartments, and students have reported getting stuck in some of these on multiple occasions.
By MAGGIE MCCOTTER
After Alvey and Arrington shut down for the semester, RAs, who typically have single rooms, were assigned roommates so that the campus dorms could accommodate as many students as possible.
By MAGGIE MCCOTTER
Upperclassmen from Alvey Hall and Arrington Hall found themselves out of a home this summer and had to experience a week of anxiety while the Office of Residence Life worked to find a solution to an unexpected problem.
By JOSE REYES
Inboxes flooded with numerous emails, campus walk crowded with signs, and dorms painted from wall to wall with posters, all urging student to, “be an RA today”!
Benjamin Garrison, a freshman majoring in …
By COLLEEN SULLIVAN
This year, the Virginia Association of College and University Housing Officers (VACUHO) chose the University of Mary Washington to host the annual residence life conference. Colleges and universities around Virginia visited UMW from Friday, Nov. 3, to Saturday, Nov. 4. The visitors included George Mason University, Liberty University, Virginia Tech, Old Dominion University, Roanoke College and many others.
By DANELLA DONADO
This summer a big change happened at the office of Residence Life. A new section branched out to form the Office of Transfer and Commuter Student Services. This office will cater to the needs of …