Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Students Protest as GU Announces RHO Consolidation, On-Campus Job Cuts

Students Protest as GU Announces RHO Consolidation, On-Campus Job Cuts

By Amy Li March 8, 2020

Nearly three hundred students have signed a petition protesting Georgetown University’s decision to consolidate Residence Hall Offices, criticizing the university for eliminating on-campus jobs and...

MARGARET FOUBERG / THE HOYA | Thirteen employees of the Pedro Arrupe, S.J. Residence Hall Office contacted university administrators about inefficient and frustrating work conditions at the package processing center.

RHO Understaffing Violates University Work Standards

By Kelly Anderson September 27, 2019

Chronic understaffing at the Pedro Arrupe, S.J. Residence Hall Office has created conditions that have led to overworked staffers and violations of university rules.  Many student employees worked...

JULIA ALVEY/THE HOYA The Office of Facilities and Management planning per the request of the student workers petition, placed a new heater in the RHO.

New South RHO Workers Petition University to Fix Heating

By Ashley Zhao February 6, 2019

Following several months of heating concerns in the New South Residence Hall Office, several RHO student workers filed a petition to the Office of Residential Living urging it to address these concerns...

Welcome Back!

Welcome Back!

By Izzy Roemer and Izzy Roemer August 22, 2018

The trees on Prospect Street are starting to change color. The NSO horde has descended upon campus, tasked with welcoming over a thousand new students. Jack the Bulldog is on his way home from a restful...

EDITORIAL: Listen to Student RHO Workers

By Editorial Board April 6, 2018

Without student workers employed by the Office of Residential Living, Georgetown University would not function properly. Student employees are vital to the maintenance of the residential communities...

Deliver or Dispose

By The Editorial Board February 23, 2016

Beginning next semester, Georgetown may consolidate its network of on-campus mail services into a single, centralized Residence Hall Office office located in the Leavey Center. The potential reconfiguration,...

Students Pan Potential RHO Consolidation

By Charles Trepany February 9, 2016

The university is considering consolidating all mail services to one central location in the Leavey Center beginning in fall 2016 as part of Georgetown’s 2017 campus plan, a proposal that has come...

Mayor Vincent Gray signed the minimum wage increase bill into law in January.

DC Minimum Wage Increases

By Mallika Sen July 1, 2014

The minimum wage in the District of Columbia rose from $8.25 to $9.50 today, the first in a series of rate hikes leading to a minimum wage of $11.50 by 2016. Mayor Vincent Gray affixed his signature...

The Alumni Square RHO will be renovated to house four students.

Alumni Square RHO Shuttered In Favor of New Apartment

By Mallika Sen June 7, 2014

As the deadline to add 385 beds to campus per the 2010 Campus Plan approaches, the Office of Residential Living permanently closed the Alumni Square Residential Hall Office at the end of the spring...

Finding a Home in Housing

By Justin Mercer May 16, 2013

Senior Week is keg parties and champagne brunches, last lectures and meeting alumni, a picnic and Senior Ball. Senior Week is my last service to my friends, peers and all seniors as a class and campus...

Package Increase Puts Strain on RHOs

By Sheeva Nesva October 19, 2012

The number of packages received by Georgetown University’s Residence Hall Offices has increased 58 percent since fiscal year 2005, pushing some RHOs’ resources to their limits. According to data...

Still Looking for a Summer Internship?

By The 4E Staff and The 4E Staff March 14, 2012

I know what you did last summer. You worked at the Resident Housing Offices. Even though you basically got paid to watch trashy television and catch up on Dave Eggers or  Jodi Picoult whatever the kids...

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