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Allen residence hall to offer gender-inclusive housing

By Daily Illini Staff Report

September 22, 2015

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

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...

Q&A with PAR BSW employee, Carrie Darsham

Q&A with PAR BSW employee, Carrie Darsham

By Hanadi Abunaim

February 24, 2015

Residents at Pennsylvania Avenue Residence Hall may recognize this friendly face walking in the halls of Blaisdell and Saunders. But, make no mistake, she is not a resident. The Daily Illini got a chance to speak with Building Service Worker Carrie Darsham, to get a sense of what it is like to work in ...