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UI housing to offer free laundry Wednesday

September 14, 2015

Beginning spring semester, students living in University residence halls will no longer use quarters or credits to pay for laundry, but the cost will be included in housing fees.Ruby said students now...

Wassaja Hall to open next fall

The new dorm Wassaja, in the Six Pack is still under construction.
August 19, 2015

In the Yavapai language, Wassaja means “beckoning.” Soon, it will also mean home for a number of University students.The new Wassaja Hall will be located in the “six pack” and ready to house students...

University housing considers gender-inclusive options

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...

Apartments not the only option for University’s upperclassman

Apartments not the only option for University’s upperclassman
February 24, 2015

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...

‘Fright Night’ lives up to its name

October 31, 2014

For many years, University Housing has hosted a “Fright Night” that includes two haunted houses on campus open to “anyone wanting to be scared.” With such a bold description, I was naturally enticed...

Students en route

Students en route
October 7, 2014

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...

Ryan Kenji Kuramitsu explains his duties, responsibilities as an RA

Ryan Kenji Kuramitsu explains his duties, responsibilities as an RA
October 7, 2014

Whether working for University Housing or Private Certified Housing, resident advisers are meant to serve as an authority figure on a floor. But more so than that, they become a community organizer, event...

Discover the opportunities offered in University Housing

August 14, 2014

I personally am a huge advocate for laziness from time to time. After spending all of your time moving in, exploring campus, making friends and preparing for class nothing feels better than spending your...

How to stay healthy over the holidays

Caroline Smrokowski, sophomore in FAA, demonstrates a leg lift at the ARC on Dec. 6. She works for Campus Recreation as a personal trainer and program assistant for the personal training department. 
December 12, 2013

It can be difficult to find the motivation to eat healthy and stay active during winter. The eggnog and pies are calling, and mom’s cooking does not help either. However, it is important to maintain...

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