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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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Buley Library has expanded room for academic success programs


Olivia Cintron and Diane Lazarus – Special to the Southern News  From two rooms, no windows, and a home in the basement of Engleman Hall, the Writing and Tutorial centers are expected to undergo some drastic changes fall 2015. The Writing Center and Tutorial Center will merge into one new center, The Academic Success Center, and will be redefined with

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SPOOF: Fitch Street Garage to be imploded for new medical clinic


Dylan Haviland – General Assignment Reporter  The Fitch Street garage has served as a convenient parking arrangement for campus commuters.  Nestled near Davis Hall, the garage while often crowded is the closest parking space to several halls, saving students time and energy. In a new agreement with the nursing department, President Mary A. Papazian has made plans to permanently alter

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Southern looks to expand its campus


Aaron Berkowitz – General Assignment Reporter  NEW HAVEN—SCSU is looking to expand its campus once again. Southern officials said the university is currently conducting tests to determine if Gateway’s old Long Wharf campus is environmentally safe to occupy or not. “We took care custody of the property last April,” said SCSU’s Executive Vice President, James Blake. “The property is on,

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