1/12: Mold is discovered in Hanson basement over winter break by outside environmental consultants.
1/23: Basement residents meet with Keira Kant, Dean of College Life, regarding #MoldGate.
2/2: Hanson residents receive second email from college about mold, asserting that the mold has spread beyond solely the basement.
2/19: Hanson residents are told they will no longer receive priority housing and will instead get a $250 credit towards housing.
2/26: Student Senate holds regularly-scheduled meeting where Keira Kant addresses the mold issue. Many students left feeling the school had given insufficient information and handled the debacle poorly.
2/27: Student Body President Luke Frigon sends out email disappointed over the school’s handling of #MoldGate.
2/27: Dean Ramsey sends out apology to students affected by mold after Kant fails to do so during town hall meeting.
2/28: Sam Genova’s Op-Ed about #MoldGate receives a 1000+ views.
3/1: President Riggs sends out email about establishing a new system for students to report health problems on campus. Students are also informed that former Hanson basement residents will indeed get priority housing for next year after all.
3/2: Students hold protest over the mold.