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Adam Gray, a sophomore business administration major, spent the first five weeks of the semester homeless because of difficulties getting on campus housing.
With tuition rising and the state slowly pulling Cal Grants, it is no wonder that many students are scraping to find places to live while they further their education.
In the article “Housing tightens alcohol, smoking policies” (Sept. 9), one of the things that was mentioned was medicinal marijuana usage on campus.
With the start of the new school year, the housing office has updated its policies to make them easier to understand and implement.
Upon becoming a resident assistant I remember being told that no one else besides other RAs would be able to relate to the things you go through. A year later I find that sentiment to only be half true.
As if creating a first-come, first-served basis priority deadline was not bad enough, there has been another questionable decision made by the Housing Office.
The swanky new dorm scheduled to open in fall 2012 will not be made of newfangled super-sustainable materials.
Most colleges and universities allocate their housing options to their students on a priority basis, including the University of La Verne.
Residential advisers and residents are doing their part to make the holiday season special, by “adopting” seven children from David And Margaret Foster Family Agency. David and Margaret is an organization that provides services to children and families in need – from acting as a foster family agency to providing transitional housing for youth at risk of homelessness.
For many students at the University of La Verne, winter break is essentially a vacation from school. Moving home for two months allows students to visit with family, see old friends and relax after a hard semester filled with research projects, group assignments and classes that never seem to let up.