Code 2319: Housing Health Inspections

For residents of the John R. Pugh Hall, inspections will occur on October 8 and November 12. For residents of the Main Housing Complex, inspections will occur November 2 to November 6. Now that you know when to expect it, here’s an excerpt from the information sheet on how to prepare.
• Clean your floors
• Take out your trash and recyclables
• Put in work orders with the Lodge or Front Desk for maintenance needs
• Ensure there are no fire hazards or contraband items in your unit

Fish are Friends

BY ANNELIESE MOLL For the UAS Whalesong At some point in time you’ve probably heard someone say that people with pets are healthier. Well, this idea has actually been tested. In a study, Pets and Human Health in Germany and Australia, found that pet owners make roughly 15% fewer annual doctor’s visits than people who…

Attack on Thumbtacks

Having made it clear that a not-insignificant portion of the student housing population is upset about this new rule, I understand that it is assumed students will turn to other methods of hanging up their wall decorations apart from the usage of tacks. Alternatives do exist: Scotch and painter’s tape, 3M adhesive strips, poster putty, and command hooks have all been suggested. That being said, when I first moved into housing, I thought that tacks were not allowed to begin with, and tried most of these alternatives my freshman year. I can therefore issue the following arguments against their respective effectiveness.