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RESIDENCE HALL ASSOCIATION


Campus housing to close over break

In 2014, Rick Bradley, associate director of housing and residential education, said keeping residence halls open for Thanksgiving was a possibility. This year, even with more students staying on campus over break than ever before, most of UNC’s residence halls will remain closed.


Claire Lorch, the garden manager and education coordinator for UNC’s community gardens, works on one of the newly constructed composts.

Can you dig it? Dorm composting program expands

The Residence Hall Association has expanded the dorm composting program from four residential communities to nine. In spring 2014, the only communities with the program were Hinton James, Connor, Manning East and Ehringhaus. The program now includes every residence hall on South Campus, plus Cobb and Connor. Taylor Bates, RHA president, said he hopes the program will grow even more.


RHA wants students to beam at new event

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Terminator might have used lasers as a different kind of incentive, but the Residence Hall Association’s laser tag event tonight is meant to make students say, “I’ll be back.” 


Mold uncovered in Morrison dormitory

Two student reports that caused an investigation into the Morrison Residence Hall heating, ventilation and air conditioning system have led to the discovery of widespread mold that will cost $90,000 to repair.