UNH student allowed to return to dorm

By November 4, 2004

DURHAM — Timothy Garneau can move back in to a University of New Hampshire dorm and stop living in his car after school officials dropped further sanctions imposed on him for joking about female freshmen gaining weight.



The UNH sophomore said yesterday that Esther Tardy-Wolfe, director of UNH's Judicial and Mediation Programs Office, told him he can relocate to Gibbs Hall but not move back in to his former dorm, Stoke Hall.


"I wish I was back in my original room but at the same time, it's a relief to be somewhere to be able to put your clothes in a drawer and be able to sleep somewhere," Garneau said yesterday.

Citing federal privacy law, UNH officials have declined to comment on Garneau's case. UNH President Ann Weaver Hart maintained that position yesterday.

Garneau has been living in his 1994 Ford Contour and staying with friends since he was banned from campus housing Oct. 24 for posting fliers in his Stoke Hall dorm on Sept. 3 that read, "9 out of 10 freshman girls gain 10 - 15 pounds. But there is something you can do about it. If u live below the 6th floor takes the stairs Not only will u feel better about yourself but you will also be saving us time and wont be sore on the eyes...

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