North Tower, 7th floor: Pete Hanka, Abdulbahman Alkooheji, Aidil
Akbar. A. Madjid, Tony Ramos, Ramiro A. Artiz, Scott E Lewis, Allan
Capin (K.A.). Uirayaki Watanabe, Joshua Alderete, Sumate Posayanukul,
Jason Remmert, Hiroaki Makoino. Photo by Mark Lacy.
Taking a Study Break and Joining in the Fun can be Rewarding
Imagine living at
school. How did residents
take a break from school
without leaving UH? In
the residence halls, the resident advisor was a UH student who created a sense
of community among residents. Resdienl advisors
organized floor functions.
Floor fund ions
gave residents a chance* to
A beginning of semester dinnei
part) allowed(lougar Place resident
to become acquainted. The event
was sponsored by < onnmmily action team. Photo by Faye Safavi.
meet their neighbors, take
a break from stud) ing,
learn something new and
get out oftheirrooms! Resident Advisors were given
a budget every semester
North Tower, 8th floor: Ania McPherson, Ana Rodriquez, Rubbie Strong,
Karen Carter, Christine Allen, Angela Nichols. Valene Froser, Toi
Brown, Tomika Rogers. Photo by Mark Lacy.
North Tower, 9th floor: Lisa Hilburn, Alana Howard, Demetricia Lankford,
Kathryn Purcell (R.A.), Nicole Cole, Sharon Jasmer, Beth Barry, Melinda
Santiago, Catina Randall, Tommi Kamizcki, Su-ching Hsueh, Soue
(Susie) Ho, Olga Flores, Marqiuta Ingram, Jumantha Williams, Elizabeth
Tucher, Jenny Josephson, Sarah Nilsen. Photo by Mark Lacy.
Elisa Confreres acts as Resident Advisor on Tanl) Hall Third Mom.
Photo by Jason Marchand,
and put on floor functions
according to a wellness
program. Floor functions
had certain themes to
them. The five themes that
are followed are educational, emotional, physical, cultural and spiritual.
This allowed for resident
advisors to be creative and
Some floor functions thai were put on in
the Quadrangle; included
creating a floor album, international food nights,cop
night (where a I III police
officer spoke to residents
,\\ lii 1 c: donuts and coffee?
were served), lie dye.bowl
ing tournaments, cook
outs, how to fight fair, visits to museums, hall golf,
cosmetic makeovers and
Moor fu net ions
provided students with
were at "home away from
home". They were outlets
to relieve stress, have fun ,
meet new people and
A resident mixes the solutions for Cougai Place Community Action
tie-dye floor function In the base- Team members meet to plan various
mentofQuadrangle,TaubHall.Photo activities in the complex other than
by Jason Man hand. Studying. Photo by Mark La