Polar Bear guests left out in the cold

Jessica Brown | Daily Egyptian Fewer people may participate at Polar Bear—an annual drinking event—this year thanks to a new university policy. Non-University Housing visitors will not be granted access to residence halls or Wall and Grand Apartments ... Continue Reading →

University Housing at capacity for fall semester

  Incoming freshman might find their rooms a bit cramped this year. University Housing locations are experiencing a large amount of students to accommodate this fall, causing student housing to reach maximum capacity. Chancellor Rita Cheng said space ... Continue Reading →

University Hall to house upperclassmen

To accommodate student requests and suggestions, University Hall will be reserved strictly for students who meet age and upperclassmen criteria starting this fall. Juniors, seniors, graduate students or any student 21-years-old or older will be eligible ... Continue Reading →

New director excited to lead University Housing

Student welfare is a priority for a new campus director. Jon Shaffer, who assumed the position  of University Housing director in September, has 20 years of experience working in university housing and other affairs at universities. In his new position ... Continue Reading →

Updated housing could provide unity to Greek members

A possible University Housing plan to move Greeks back on campus could bring new unity to members, a campus official said. Andy Morgan, coordinator of Fraternity and Sorority Life, said both students and alumni would like to see Greek housing move back ... Continue Reading →

Southern Hills complex to get flattened

Southern Hills, an isolated and deteriorating graduate student-housing complex, will soon be torn down, a University Housing administrator said. Lisa Marks, associate director of University Housing, said students are being phased out of the apartment ... Continue Reading →

Residents say Evergreen Terrace could use facelift

Evergreen Terrace, student housing for married couples and families, may need some updating, according to several students familiar with the complex. Among the problems are broken machinery and outdated fixtures, said Anthony Moorehead, a graduate student ... Continue Reading →

Dining halls enhance gluten-free menu

One year after its efforts began, the Food and Allergy Awareness Committee has been organized. Peggy Connors, associate director of University Housing, said the committee wants to raise awareness to students who live with celiac disease or other allergies ... Continue Reading →

Student leaders to help guide University Housing centennial

New residence halls, changes to dining halls part of master plan With University Housing kicking off its 100th anniversary of on-campus housing during Saluki Family Weekend, new student leaders have picked a special time to serve on area councils. “This ... Continue Reading →

Dining halls enforce policy on guest entry

Non-resident hall students can no longer be swiped into dining halls. As of the spring 2012 semester a tax law was clarified prohibiting on-campus residents from swiping non-residents into on-campus dining halls. Some students think this is unfair. About ... Continue Reading →
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