Students said proposed plans to add a dining hall to the Foggy Bottom Campus would help them find a centralized place to eat and socialize.
The ANC elected Patrick Kennedy, the vice chair of the commission and a candidate for Ward 2’s D.C. Council as the body’s new chairman Wednesday night.
More than 50 students have written letters to the D.C. Zoning Commission this month in support of Thurston Hall’s renovation project.
The Residence Hall Association added pots and pans to community kitchens last year, but students said the supplies are too dirty to use.
Mitchell Hall and District House residents have experienced four and half times as many fire alarm activations than those in other Foggy Bottom and Vern residence halls.
Students can now attend monthly cooking classes in any freshman residence hall on the Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon campuses.
Despite officials’ plans to tear down and reconstruct Thurston Hall’s interior this summer, students will still be charged for damages to their rooms.