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A student crosses one of the new speed bumps near the Kinesiology building. The speed bumps were installed around key campus locations throughout last year. Several students have expressed surprise regarding the steepness of the new speed bumps.

Students speak on new speed bumps on campus

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter March 18, 2021

When returning to campus last fall, several students noticed steeper speed bumps on the roads surrounding major campus locations.  Over the past year, the physical plant has installed new speed bumps...

A power outage on Monday, Jan. 28 caused classes and most food services on campus to be cancelled by the afternoon.

Lights out

Jacob Summerville , Staff Reporter February 5, 2019

On Monday, Jan. 28, the university and the surrounding Hammond area were impacted by a power outage. The power in several buildings on main campus was disrupted, and by 1:44 p.m., classes and most food...

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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