Kids sleep in dormitory’s bathtub, crib

When it comes to sleeping on the streets, kids don’t just sleep in the bathtub or the crib — they actually sleep in places like dormitories, where they can access clean air, clean water, and even access food and medicine.This new research from researchers at the University of Washington suggests that kids actually get to […]

How do you live with black mesa buildings?

The government of the southern Indian state of Kerala has asked the government-owned dormitory operator to build more black mesas in the state, following a public outcry over the dormitory’s black colour.The decision comes a day after the government imposed a curfew in several black neighbourhoods in the southern state, which saw a number of […]

Why is the dormitory in Paris closed?

French President Emmanuel Macron has called on his government to immediately reopen the dormitories in Paris, the country’s second-largest city.Macron, a centrist who took office in April, has said he wants to keep France’s long-established cultural institutions in place.“The state is the only institution left that can give us a guarantee that our cultural heritage […]

How to survive a dormitory fire

A student at Haramaya University, in the Philippines, found a way to survive the dormitory building fire.The students are preparing to move to the university from the dormitories in the Dominican Republic.(Photo: USA Today)The dormitory was gutted by a blaze in the evening of June 27.When the fire broke out, students were inside in their […]

Why the world’s worst university dorms are a mess

Jurong dormitory: The worst university-hotel combination in the world. This is not an exaggeration. The University of the Philippines-Mesa Jurong, where you’ll find all the worst dormitries, is the place to stay if you’re looking for the perfect college dorm. It’s an island, and if you want to stay here, you have to make it there first. Dormitories have […]