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Meeting New RA’s on Campus

Every fall, SNHU students make the big adjustment of moving into their new residence halls. Those students are greeted by Resident Assistants (RAs), some who are brand new to the position and some who are veterans of working in the Office of Residence Life. However, each RA has the same goal: to make their residents feel at home. Sara Einsmann ('21) is an RA
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Hampton Hall Aims to Build Community with New Themed Housing Initiative

Housing selection is just around the corner, and students may start thinking about where they may want to live next year. This year, the options for housing include your typical dorms, the opening of the newly anticipated Kingston Hall and the new implementation of themed housing in Hampton hall. This past year, we have been given a sample of what is now the Themed
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SNHU Student Affairs Offices Represent at NASPA Conference

Some of SNHU’s biggest names in student affairs made the trek to Springfield, Massachusetts in an ongoing effort to make the campus experience the best it can be. The NASPA Region 1 conference was held November 12-15 and provided affairs professionals an opportunity to convene for various workshops and learning opportunities. NASPA is the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators. Some of SNHU’s attendees
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$500,000 in Damage During Two Alarm Fire and The Power of the SNHU Community

On the night of Saturday, November 18, Greeley, (a 12-unit apartment style residence hall located on the west side of campus) witnessed a fire break out between the second and third floors. Eight fire engines, three ladder trucks, one rescue truck and one ambulance reported to control and manage the fire and resulting damage. The building was reported to be fully occupied at the
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Where Luck and Dedication Collide: Athena Adair on Her SNHU Journey

Her official title on campus is Residence Director (RD) of Newcastle as well as Adjunct Professor. Despite only being here for two years, her responsibilities extend beyond these roles though. She is also a co-advisor for the clubs Generation Equality and SNHU Buddies and a chaperone for the Alternative Spring Break (AB) trips. As an adjunct professor, she teaches SNHU 101 courses. "The material
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Elaina Hill: the Champion of Community

Living on campus is arguably the most profound adjustment of the transition to college life. This makes adjusting to the community, whether it be a residence hall, apartment, pod or suite, a necessity. The Washington residence hall is well known for its strong sense of community. One person is responsible for making Washington the second home its residents come to view it as: Elaina
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APRIL FOOL’S: Residence Life Prisons to Hit Dorms this Fall

This article is part of The Penmen Press's annual April Fool's edition. Even journalists need to have fun once in a while... SNHU’s office of Residence Life prides itself on offering a fair and thorough conduct process, certain elements of it are still open to change. As such, starting in Fall 2017, the office will be creating special designated basement floors in each of
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APRIL FOOL’S: Matt Petersons’ BMX Stunt Career On Hold

This article is part of The Penmen Press's annual April Fool's edition. Even journalists need to have fun once in a while... After a successful summer of death defying stunts, jumping his BMX bike over any and all obstacles across New Hampshire’s country fair’s, Matt Peterson’s stunt career was primed to transition from mid-life crisis to a full on second career for the Assistant