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Steam line burst near Earl Hall; Solar panel project moves forward


Tamonda Griffiths—News Writer An approximately 25-year-old steam line has burst outside of Earl Hall, and according to Robert Sheeley, associate vice president for capital budgeting & facilities operations, the condensation, not steam, emerging from the ground alerted there is a hot water leak underground. The university became aware of the leak about a month or two ago, he said. Because

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Buley Library’s new addition brings new technology


Jessica Teixeira – Special to the Southern News  With all the new technology being added to the new addition of Buley library, John O. Young, Director of IT Support Services, reminisces about his 38 years at Southern and how he’s seen first hand how the library has expanded technologically over decades. “There was only one computer on campus then,” Young

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$91.5 million later, the Buley Library project reaches completion


Anisa Jibrell – Special to the Southern News After a nearly 11-year-long stretch peppered with delays and litigation, Hilton C. Buley library’s renovations have finally reached completion. The total funding for renovations to the old library plus the new addition amounted to $91.5 million, according to an email message from Robert Sheeley, Southern’s associate vice president of capital budgeting and

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Use and perception change as “new” library and “old” library merge


Library trends before and after completion Shannon O’Brien and Derek Torrellas – Special to the Southern News, Photo Editor  Students appeared to crowd the renovated section of the Hilton C. Buley Library more than they ever did before, according to Wendy Hardenberg, reference librarian. Most chairs, computers, and couches are taken during all hours of the day on the newly

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