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Students charged for damages incurred during the fall semester

Left to right: A hole ripped in the hallway of Allen Hall, a chair broken in the Chateau basement and a broken soap dispenser in the Chateau. Students were charged in their tuition bills for damages such as these that occured in the fall.


January 23, 2020

Damages in Atwater during the fall totaled almost $6,000, an unprecedented amount for a single semester.

Facilities department reflect on burden to staff, seeks solutions as property damage continues

Signs from outside the RAJ and Carr Hall were knocked down by students. The repairs, which will require welding the metal bases of the signs, will cost hundreds of dollars, and put additional strain on an already understaffed facilities department.


November 14, 2019

On Monday, Oct. 14, only five weeks into this year, the total residential damage cost for the year came out to about $2,500. If destruction continues at this rate for the remainder of the school year, that could mean somewhere around an unprecedented $16,000 in residential hall damages.

Students steal signs, urinate in elevators and damage property

Broken bottles and trash in Atwater B, phalluses drawn in an elevator, ripped and stolen signs in Allen Hall, torn-down and broken emergency lights in Starr Hall, and urine in an elevator of Atwater B are just some of the deliberate damages done to residence halls by students so far this fall. Some significant property damage has occurred every weekend of this school year.


October 10, 2019

Thousands of dollars of destruction in Atwater and other buildings across campus burdens custodial staff and sparks conversation.

Dorm Damage Declines in First Quarter

Dorm Damage Declines in First Quarter

By Allie Cohen

November 6, 2013

The first two months of the fall semester saw a reduction in overall dorm damage, with just 24 student damage work orders being placed. Dish damage, however, continues to be problematic, as less than 15 percent of the College’s initial stock of bowls remain. Of the 24 work orders placed this semester,...

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