The Daily Evergreen

Housing office to host open-to-close mixer for students

Popular local bar will welcome residents for social gathering

The+open-to-close+at+The+Coug+Today+is+meant+to+build+relationships+between+residents+and+Coug+Housing%2C+which+leases+rooms+from+Greystone+Church+Apartments.
Back to Article
Back to Article

Housing office to host open-to-close mixer for students

The open-to-close at The Coug Today is meant to build relationships between residents and Coug Housing, which leases rooms from Greystone Church Apartments.

The open-to-close at The Coug Today is meant to build relationships between residents and Coug Housing, which leases rooms from Greystone Church Apartments.

Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

The open-to-close at The Coug Today is meant to build relationships between residents and Coug Housing, which leases rooms from Greystone Church Apartments.

Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

The open-to-close at The Coug Today is meant to build relationships between residents and Coug Housing, which leases rooms from Greystone Church Apartments.

CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






To build relationships with its residents and celebrate Pullman’s college town atmosphere, Coug Housing is partnering with the The Coug for an open-to-close today.

Tina Mitchell, property manager of Coug Housing, graduated from WSU in 2012. During her time here, she attended an open-to-close event and thought hosting one would be a great way to celebrate Pullman and the residents at Coug Housing.

“I had such a fun time at the open-to-close I went to, even though I was a little older, because it was so great to bond with the group I was with,” Mitchell said. “I thought this would be a good way to get to know more of our residents other than just seeing them when they pay rent.”

Senior Katie Goodwin and junior Chris Keen, both leasing consultants at Coug Housing who are involved in the open-to-close, said they are excited to relax and celebrate the Coug Housing residents.

“People in Pullman like going to bars and spending time with a group of people they have something in common with,” Goodwin said. “An open-to-close is a very Pullman thing.”

The open-to-close will take place at the end of the Coug Housing Resident Appreciation Week, and anyone can attend. Keen said the open-to-close is a way to appreciate the residents, as well as compete with rival housing opportunities.

Mitchell said this kind of event is great for the residents, because it allows them to get to know their neighbors and the staff in a relaxed atmosphere.

“I’ve only been the manager for Coug Housing since October, and I’d love to get to know the residents better,” Mitchell said. “I know their names and I deal with their accounts, but I don’t actually get to see everybody. It’ll be really awesome to have a casual atmosphere.”

The Coug Housing open-to-close will be open to minors from 11 a.m. to 7:45 p.m. today at The Coug, and will be open until 2 a.m. for those over 21. Admission is free.

“You won’t be able to find this kind of event at any other time in your life,” Keen said. “The Coug is a very well-known bar at WSU and in the state, so we thought getting to spend time at a great place with great people would be a really fun time.”

About the Writer
CHLOE GRUNDMEIER, Evergreen reporter

Chloe Grundmeier is a junior communication major from Kennewick. She's a self-described makeup-lover and hopes to become a divorce attorney.

Leave a Comment

Comments are closed.

Navigate Left
  • Housing office to host open-to-close mixer for students

    Community

    KZUU to host house show tomorrow

  • Housing office to host open-to-close mixer for students

    Community

    Music instructor couple balance careers, family

  • Housing office to host open-to-close mixer for students

    Community

    Art exhibit features sketches pieced together

  • Housing office to host open-to-close mixer for students

    Community

    Pathway to memorialize Kelly Ward

  • Housing office to host open-to-close mixer for students

    Community

    Nonprofit holds art auction to support nature

  • Housing office to host open-to-close mixer for students

    Community

    Graduate student DJ starts studio

  • Housing office to host open-to-close mixer for students

    Community

    Marketing student runs skateboard company

  • Housing office to host open-to-close mixer for students

    Community

    Faculty recognize designer for originality

  • Housing office to host open-to-close mixer for students

    Briefs

    Alumna magazine editor to give talk tomorrow

  • Housing office to host open-to-close mixer for students

    Columns

    Study finds 20 minutes in nature reduces stress

Navigate Right

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






Every student. Every story. Every day.
Housing office to host open-to-close mixer for students