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SGA approves resolution of support for change in housing policy

SGA approves resolution of support for change in housing policy

Riley Guerzini, Managing Editor

February 14, 2019

The Student Government Association General Assembly voted to approve a resolution of support for the Student Housing Association’s (SHA) proposal for a change in the overnight visitation policy at their regularly scheduled meeting Thursday. SGA Attorney General Sarah Seward-Genung said the proposal was o...

Student Housing Association to recommend change in visitation policy

Student Housing Association to recommend change in visitation policy

Noah Alatza, News Editor

October 29, 2018

The Student Housing Association (SHA) is considering a recommendation to the university administration that would change the current overnight visitation policy.  The current policy for campus housing states that "any guest staying in university housing must be of the same sex as the resident." Dir...

Trustees approve budget request, increases to housing, meal plans

Trustees approve budget request, increases to housing, meal plans

Riley Guerzini and Noah Alatza

September 7, 2018

Costs for student housing and meal plans will increase for the second year in a row. The university's Board of Trustees voted unanimously Thursday to raise the cost of student housing and meal plans for next year. An increase to overall student fees was also approved by the Board for this year at i...

Trustees approve housing, meal plan rate increase

Trustees approve housing, meal plan rate increase

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

September 7, 2017

The university Board of Trustees approved an increase to the cost of housing and meal plans at its meeting Thursday morning. Per semester apartment rates will increase $69 for two bedroom apartments with two people living in a bedroom and a $122 increase for two bedroom apartments with one person...

University to spend $330,000 on WiFi fix

University to spend $330,000 on WiFi fix

Bobby Shipman

August 24, 2015

The university will spend around $330,000 on WiFi improvements starting this week, said Information Technology Executive Director Richard Toeniskoetter. Anyone who has logged on to the university’s WiFi in the past few weeks may have noticed their service dragging, or even dropping altogether. T...

Berry picked: new assistant dean transitions to DOSO

Berry picked: new assistant dean transitions to DOSO

Gabi Wy

August 4, 2015

When previous Assistant Dean of Students Tara Frank departed from Evansville to work closer to home, Laurie Berry saw an opportunity for her educational aspirations to come to fruition. Something about being at a university struck a chord in Berry’s heart, even as a student. “I found that ...

Shame on you, Housing

Brenna Wu

August 27, 2014

When I moved onto campus, I pictured a new bedroom, pictures hanging from wall to wall, nice couches and even a decent bathroom. What a majority of students came to find was definitely not that nice, beautiful picturesque room. Instead, some found broken down air conditioners and cockroaches -...

It’s that time: application fees evoke serious interest

James Vaughn

April 17, 2013

It’s that time of the year again – students who plan to live on campus during the 2013-2014 school year are registering with university housing. In order to live on campus, students must first pay a $50 nonrefundable application fee. Then, in order to hold their spot, they must pay a $200 contrac...

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