Melissa Meyers

Mount Vernon recieves Internet access upgrade

The University has upgraded the Mount Vernon Campus’ Internet access system to the same quality as Foggy Bottom’s, allowing greater security and a faster connection. Over winter break, the University upgraded the technology systems on the Mount Vernon Campus, requiring all students to obtain new technology equipment before gaining Internet access. The program uses Symantec […]

RHA pushes for changes in inspection policy

The Residence Hall Association is urging the University to institute an appeals process in which students could get back items wrongly confiscated during health and safety inspections. University officials said the first round of inspections has been completed, and more than 1,200 items were confiscated from students’ rooms. They said there are no plans to […]

Older students wade through a sea of twenty-somethings

Some students say they feel old when they get to college. But compared to most roaming Foggy Bottom, some students feel really old. This semester 355 part-time degree-seeking and 753 non-degree-seeking students are enrolled in graduate and undergraduate courses. Many are not typical college students, primarily because they are much older than most of the […]

Most MVC residents chose to live there

For the first time in the five-year history of the Mount Vernon Campus, every freshman living there listed the locale as a housing preference, and more non-freshmen are living there than ever before. “Every freshman on our campus right now selected Mount Vernon as a first or second choice, or were placed on Mount Vernon […]

Cellphone, wireless service to expand

Cell phone and wireless Internet coverage will continue to expand on campus, thanks to the addition of more wireless Internet hotspots and Verizon’s plan to build a cell phone antenna near New Hall. University administrators said they have been working to increase wireless Internet access on campus and have added service to popular areas such […]