June 23, 2021

After an entire semester, lights still out on campus

Forty-seven lights were observed to be out on March 19, as Eagle staff members toured campus.
In a chilly tour in the evening hours, staff writers braved the cold and counted 47 lights that were in need of either fixing or replacement, and two more that may or may not have been out of commission. After a number of reports and tours in the last few months that found an inordinate number of lights to be in less than functional condition, which causes major safety concerns to students, faculty and staff who use campus facilities each night. Many areas of campus are simply dark.

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This archived article was written by: Seth Richards

Forty-seven lights were observed to be out on March 19, as Eagle staff members toured campus.
In a chilly tour in the evening hours, staff writers braved the cold and counted 47 lights that were in need of either fixing or replacement, and two more that may or may not have been out of commission. After a number of reports and tours in the last few months that found an inordinate number of lights to be in less than functional condition, which causes major safety concerns to students, faculty and staff who use campus facilities each night. Many areas of campus are simply dark.
As members of the campus community observe lights not functioning, reports are welcome to the facilities maintenance or residential life offices.

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