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    Residence Halls

    I know there are threads around discussing various advantages/disadvantages for each residence hall. However, rarely are the Barton/Lyon/Freeman halls mentioned... what's the general opinion on these dorms?



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    Re: Residence Halls

    They suck



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    Go the Helser Route.



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    Re: Residence Halls

    Old, rundown, cramped for space. I think some still don't have AC, but someone feel free to correct me if that's not the case anymore.

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    Re: Residence Halls

    I like them because they are very unique. They definitely have their own charm and the students usually end up forming a tight community.

    No AC is not a big deal since you won't be living there in the summer.



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    Re: Residence Halls

    Yes, AC doesn't matter. It's only going to be hot for 3 weeks tops by the time you move in.



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    Re:Residence Halls

    Those dorms suck.



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    Re: Residence Halls

    Helser is a way underrated route as well getting a bad rap from people, to go for the living quarters...In my year of Helser, my floor ended up being a great one where people knew when to study and when it time to let loose and get a lil rowdy, it has an easy route to the UDCC/Clydes for those with meal plans....The walk to Hilton/JTC isn't that long, and the bus is free...



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    Re: Residence Halls

    I know people who have lived in all three and they are solid.

    I think the residence halls on campus can be split up into five similar groups.

    Maple/Willow/Larch
    All of Old RCA + Helser
    Wallace/Wilson
    Martin/Eaton
    Friley

    The rooms within each grouping of five will have a similar feel, in a (very) general sense. If I were an incoming freshman, knowing what I know now the only groups I would avoid would be Wallace/Wilson for distance reasons, and Martin/Eaton for both price as well as the style of living. MWL, Old RCA, Friley, and Helser are all solid spots to live on campus.

    OP, the Barton/Lyon/Freeman that you mentioned would fall under what is referred to as Old RCA.



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    I live in Lyon now and love it. Great dorm and I wouldn't want to live anywhere else



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    Re: Residence Halls

    Quote Originally Posted by WhatchaGonnaDo View Post
    Yes, AC doesn't matter. It's only going to be hot for 3 weeks tops by the time you move in.
    Traditionally you mean. This, however, is far from a traditional year. It could easily be hot well into october this year!



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    Re: Residence Halls

    Quote Originally Posted by geburgess View Post
    Old, rundown, cramped for space. I think some still don't have AC, but someone feel free to correct me if that's not the case anymore.

    It's not too late to go Greek and join a fraternity/sorority.
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    God forbid multiple window fans be used instead of an AC...



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    HELSER ALUM!!!!!


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    GO HELSER!



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