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The Blue & Gray Press | May 21, 2019

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Resident Assistants voice concerns about Office of Residence Life

April 25, 2019 |

By GINNY BIXBY
Associate Editor
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.Read More

UMW works to accommodate displaced Eagle residents

April 18, 2019 |

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. Read More

RA presence for roommate agreements should be optional

October 4, 2018 |

By BRIDGET DANVER
Staff Writer
This year, UMW made it a requirement for RAs to be present when roommates complete the agreements, and this rule is unnecessary.Read More

Students voice concerns over elevator breakdowns

September 27, 2018 |

By ALICE HACKNEY
Staff Writer
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. Read More

Residents assigned to live with Resident Assistants as a result of housing shortage on campus

September 27, 2018 |

By MAGGIE MCCOTTER
Staff Writer
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. Read More

Students assigned to the Link after two-dorm shutdown

September 13, 2018 |

By MAGGIE MCCOTTER
Staff Writer
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.Read More

Residence Assistants and their double lives

February 22, 2018 |

By JOSE REYES 

Staff Writer

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 … Read More

UMW hosts annual residence life conference

November 9, 2017 |

By COLLEEN SULLIVAN 

Senior Writer

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.Read More

New resources for transfer and commuter students

September 14, 2017 |

By DANELLA DONADO 

Staff Writer

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 … Read More