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Allen residence hall to offer gender-inclusive housing

By Daily Illini Staff Report

September 23, 2015


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Allen Residence Hall will offer gender-inclusive housing to students starting fall semester of 2016.The residence hall introduced gender-neutral bathrooms this fall in response to student and residence feedback from several focus groups conducted last year. The bathrooms are only in Allen One North, whi...

University housing considers gender-inclusive options

By Jane Lee

May 10, 2015


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By jane leestaff writerHousing announced a historic decision in April when it announced it would implement gender-neutral bathrooms in some residence halls.With two protests that occurred last year for trans-inclusive healthcare, Stephanie Skora, senior in LAS and president of Campus Union for Trans Equa...

Apartments not the only option for University’s upperclassman

Apartments not the only option for University’s upperclassman

By Victoria Snell

February 24, 2015


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Spring semester is beginning, and it’s nearing the time to decide where to live next year. While the possibility of independence in an apartment may seem attractive, on-campus residence halls provide an entirely different experience for upperclassmen. Although some students make the transition to an apart...

Students en route

Students en route

October 7, 2014


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For many students, making the decision to live in a house or apartment can be challenging. Even more intimidating is the prospect of having to commute to campus every day. But just as on-campus living does, living off-campus has both its pros and cons. Jared Roberts, senior in LAS, has lived off-campus all fou...

Room decor makes room unique to you

August 14, 2014


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Move-in Day is your first opportunity to make your dorm room your new home. In addition to bringing the essentials — clothes, pillow, laundry supplies, alarm clock — you should bring things that make your room uniquely you. During the last few weeks before Move-in Day, you may wish to discuss with yo...