Ending the Waiting Game Around Housing

Following the articles I wrote about limited food options on campus, a student’s inability to retrieve ice from Benjamin’s, my dislike of our school’s logo, and a few others, I received emails in response to […]

Aspiring for National Affordable Housing

On any given night in 2017, 554,000 people in the wealthiest country in the world were homeless. Of those, about 193,000 had nowhere indoors to sleep, sheltering instead in tents, under bridges, or on the […]

The (In)effectiveness of Substance-Free Housing

Not all students living in dedicated substance-free residential spaces requested to live there. Every year, students are placed in substance-free living communities who did not request to live there. Only half of the spots in […]

Poverty is Moving Out of the City Center

The number of high-poverty neighborhoods in Colorado Springs rose from six to 22 between 2000 and 2015, a study conducted by the U.S. Census and published by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard […]