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August 19 1994
Welcome to Har din-Simmons!
Greetings from Your President Dr. Lanny Hall
Dear HSU Students
As we begin the 94-95 year I
welcome each of you to the HSU
campus. I always look forward to
the fall as students move into the
dorms classes convene and the
campus comes alive with activity.
This year you will notice a
number of campus improvements
which have been completed or are
underway. Take a look at the list:
The new bookstore is open and
ready for customers! Now located
in Moody Center the bookstore is
more convenient for everyone.
In response to student requests
telephones in the dorms now have
"call waiting call forwarding and
three-way calling" at no
additonal cost to students.
Walk up to the
second floor of ''
(Or wait a
couple of moths
and ride the new
opment area has
Soon to be
basement level of Moody .Center
will provide new areat for stu-
dent recreation and retyxtion.
Stay tuned. . .The snack bar area
and the multi-purpose room (for-
merly the game room) will be
completely renovated inthe moths
On the outside
the view front of
cantly in the com-
the next five
months is the
Horse Center. Watch as it adds a
new dimension to Western Heri-
tage Complex on Grape Street.
Other campus improvements are
in store. As the year progresses
we will announce a number of
other changes 'hat should please
While we talk a great deal
about improvements in our facili-
ties we need to .emember that we
have new facum staff new ad-
ministrators and a iiumberof new
programs. All of these "new" an-
nouncements have served to im-
prove our campus and .university
programs. This will be a great
year for all of us at HSU!
Finally I want you to know
that my family and I look forward
to moving into the President's
Home (formerly Ellis Center). We
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Guest Housing Converted to Dormitory to Make Room
for Increased Number of On Campus Students
With the tremendous number caused the administration to seek allows students to move off cam-
of students on campus this semes- innovative ways to accommodate piis if they have lived on campus
ter the university has been faced the students who have ajpplied to for four long semesters
with the dilemma of what to do live on campus. Several actions Other changes that have been
with all of the students who have have been implemented to aid in made include turning the guest
applied to live on campus. Itisnot alleviating this problem. housingendofHunterHallintoa
unusual to have a larger number Even before the administra- men's residence. Although word
of students apply than the facili- tion was aware of the space prob- spread quickly about the "co-ed"
lem the policy for moving off cam- dorm at Hardin- S immonb the ad-
pus was relaxed. During the ministration has good-naturedly
spring the administrative council accepted the ribbing. In reality
voted to allow students who turned however several steps were taken
residence halls with no difficulty. 2 1 during the semester for which to ensure the privacy of each sex
However this year seemed to be they were seeking the exemption in Hunter. Alarm doors on the
different as the number of stu- to be granted that exemption second the third floors were al-
dents on campus appeared to be During the summer another ex- ready in place to divide the north
greater than ever before. This has emption was added which would (Continued on pg. 2)
ties are able to accommodate on
campus but normally during the
first two weeks of school we are
able to place them in one of our
Meet the Dorm
Going Greek. ...5
Paul Smith in
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