The Lion's Roar

Honors students conduct in-person meetings

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.

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 Living-Learning Communities (LLC) inside of Ascension Hall have been able to have in-person meetings...

Dining hours altered for remaining residents due to temporary campus closure

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 Lion's Den Food Court at the Student Union and other dining locations on campus will be closed for the week.

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 in response to campus closure and class cancellations, but some remained in their dorms. Bradley ...

University digging into sustainability

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.

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 ago with funds from University Facilities Inc. Faculty anticipate the money saved from the geothermal w...