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Aug
2015

H&RS continues to grow by leaps and bounds. By Winter 2017, we will house approximately 11,000 residents in our various communities, as compared to 8,600 this fall 2015. Sierra Madre Apartments (515 bed spaces) are on track to open this Fall 2015, San Joaquin Apartments (1003 bed spaces) will open in phases starting Fall 2016, and...

03

Aug
2015

Starting this fall there will be a new Living Learning Community (LLC) in Santa Catalina Residence Hall, “First Generation.” If a student’s parents are not college educated, than they are a first generation college student. This came about due to a...

03

Aug
2015

This summer, Residential & Community Living hired six Residential Leadership Program Summer Interns, pictured from left Courtney Simpson, Xuewen Sherry Li, Lacy Wright, José Mangaña, Thien Hoang, and Danielle Patterson. Since June, they have been training, developing leadership skills, and fostering collaboration between Housing...

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Aug
2015

As the West, and especially California, faces its 4th year of drought, conservation plays a vital part of surviving the historically low rain fall and snow pack. UC President Janet Napolitano requested all campuses to reduce potable water consumption 20% by 2020. Governor Jerry Brown has mandated a 25% reduction for urban water users...

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Aug
2015

Hello! My name is Matilda Mead and I am beyond excited to be serving as Residence Halls Association (RHA) President for the 2015-16 academic year! I was born in London, England, and spent a good part of my life there before moving to Pulau Penang, a small turtle-shaped island in Malaysia, before settling (for now) in Santa Monica, CA...

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