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Students complete schoolwork in the Ascension Hall Marketplace. Honors students living in Ascension Hall who are members of the LLC group are allowed to have in-person meetings in the building.

Honors students conduct in-person meetings

Austin Dewease, Staff Reporter September 8, 2020

The university released a framework of guidelines for student organizations to follow regarding meetings and events in response to COVID-19. The guidelines have been in effect since Sept. 3. However,...

The Mane Dish and the Ascension Market are open for select hours for residents that remain on campus for the week of Aug. 24-30. However, the Lions Den Food Court at the Student Union and other dining locations on campus will be closed for the week.

Dining hours altered for remaining residents due to temporary campus closure

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter August 25, 2020

On Aug. 23, the university encouraged all residents capable of doing so to head home for the week in the wake of the hurricane warnings. Many university students chose to move out of on-campus housing...

The university has recently decided to further their green efforts. A committee, originally formed as an anti-litter initiative, is now looking to expand their plans by installing 220 geothermal wells. 90 of these wells are located on the north side of Ascension Hall, and the remaining 130 are to be installed where Zachary Taylor Hall once stood.

University digging into sustainability

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter January 29, 2019

The university installed 90 geothermal wells on the north side of Ascension Hall with 130 currently being added at the former site of Zachary Taylor Hall. This sustainability effort began almost two years...

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