Friday, May 30, 2008

Ross Hall

This summer I'm an RA in Ross Hall and so far, so good. Then again, residents haven't moved in yet or anything so there are only five of us living in the building now.

I had never been within 30 yards of the building before I moved in and let's just say I was pleasantly surprised. A lot of upperclassmen I've talked to said that Ross is the "ghetto" hall or whatever, but I completely disagree. Ross is the only apartment-style hall. All the other buildings are typical dorm room types of things.

I have a two-person room and there's a bit living room, bathroom, hallway closet, and bedroom (the beds are bunked in mine). I think it's really nice. And, despite it's "ghetto" reputation, Ross is always the hall that fills up the fastest during upperclassmen room selection. That's also partly because it's a much smaller building. Still, I think Ross is a great place to live because it's a bit further away from campus (just a LITTLE bit) so it's like being off campus, but not. Plus, it doesn't feel like a traditional dorm like all the others do.

The downside is that there are no kitchens in the apartments. There is a community kitchen which is pretty nice, but it's a bit inconvenient to go all the way downstairs to cook dinner.

Here are some pictures of my apartment (before all my stuff was put in).

The view when you walk in

The cabinet/counter area - I suspect this USED to be a kitchen. Very crooked... sorry.

The hallway to the bedroom/bathroom

Bad picture of bathroom


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