Students, who have lived in the dorm for two weeks, gave mostly posi- tive reviews of the new decor. used in traditional Southern homes, ; aimed to produce a design with some longevity.Casey, who chose jewel tones and colors often What they said • Improve lighting in the hall • Clean air conditioners • Install new ceilings in bathroom and hall • Replace carpet •Install new stalls in bathroom and showers • Install new countertops in bathroom •Bathroom floor tile removed, floors cleaned What they did • Installed new and better lights in the hall • A/C may have been cleaned-smell remains • New, lower and more atractive ceiling tile • New carpet, strange pattern • Privacy is at an all time high in bathrooms • New bathroom counters. Opinions of the double-patterned car- pet with puzzle piece patches have been less decisive."I like the biomorphic modern take on the bathrooms.It reminds me of Hiram Millet and Charles Earns; some of Noguchi tables because of the sensuous curves." Last year, the Residence Life Director, Jennifer Casey made plans with Integrated Architects to overhaul the interior of the dorm.
Drew Ford, a junior art major, had this to say of the new countertops.
"The swirlies were strictly the firm's [idea]," said Casey.
"I didn't mind [them] as much as I thought I would." Millsaps, which originally^ did not have a dormitory system, funded the project from a grant issued^n 1966.
Galloway, which previously housed freshman males, has had very few previous renovations.
The current renovations provided for new carpets, ceiling tiles, light fixtures, water fountains, bathroom stalls and an over-the-sink counter top in each of the eleven cubes.