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Blooper requires housing rescindment

Blooper requires housing rescindment

Garrett Kluever, Biz & Tech Editor

April 30, 2018

A communication issue on Tuesday, April 17 caused nearly 200 returning University of Wisconsin-Whitewater students to apply late for housing next fall. Frank Bartlett, Director of University Housing, explained his thoughts about the miscommunication. “The process wasn’t fair for everyone if ...

Solve housing issue by working together

Solve housing issue by working together

Royal Purple Staff

January 29, 2018

The local disparity between townies and gownies is no secret.   As students seek more off-campus housing options, community members call for more single-family residences; however, the best solution for both parties might actually be residences that can house either, or both. That’s right, we...

UW-Whitewater Housing Wars

February 18, 2015

Feb. 18, 2015 By Katie Campbell Trying to figure out where to live next year, what the costs are, what the advantages and disadvantages are, can be overwhelming. Although many affordable options exist, sometimes a decision can’t be made without having all of the facts. Between the Residence Halls,...

Transfer students locked out of campus housing

July 21, 2011

With the growing number of incoming freshmen at UW-Whitewater each year, students transferring or re-applying will no longer be able to live in the student dorms. “We have more students now than we did last year ... we're truly crowded,” Frank Bartlett said. “It's never good to have too many...

Fischer Hall shutting down for 2011-12 academic year

May 11, 2011

The next few years will mark drastic changes in on-campus housing as Fischer Hall is planned to go offline for renovations throughout the 2011-2012 academic year, Director of University Housing Frank Bartlett said. Wellers Hall is also planned to close for the 2012-2013 academic year. Bart...

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