January 15, 2020
Again in October, UNF’s Pupil Authorities had plans to put a Lend-A-Wing Pantry within the Pupil Union between Fall and Spring semester, together with downgrading the dimensions of the Gameroom to make room for the obtainable pupil useful resource. As of now, building hasn’t began but.
The Pupil Union Director, Jennifer Nutt, says that, “Pupil Authorities is managing this venture, we’re a stakeholder with them. The final replace we obtained from them was: primarily based on work from the architect, work on the venture would probably start round Spring Break.”
When this modification was first dropped at gentle, there was an uproar from many college students that led to a petition. The petition said that the Recreation Room was being “robbed of pool tables and ping pong,” and “downsized severely to the purpose the place tournaments will probably be ruined.”
The Pupil Union was chosen as a result of oncoming foot visitors that may make the Lend-A-Wing extra accessible to college students. In keeping with Pupil Authorities, the Gameroom was probably the most handy place as a result of current plumbing and its location near supply routes.
The Lend-A-Wing Pantry is a service that enables college students to obtain free meals with no questions requested. The purpose of the meals pantry was to permit extra college students to have entry to meals staples, and the present location (Hicks Corridor) will not be conducive to that goal, in accordance with Nutt.
Two pool tables will probably be moved to the boathouse and will probably be availready for pupil use. A brand new ping pong table will probably be bought, so there’ll nonetheless be one ping pong table indoors, so as to add to the 4 outdoor ping-pong tables. Within the Gameroom the place the ping pong tables at the moment are is the place the Lend-A-Wing pantry will probably be quickly, in accordance with Jennifer Nutt.
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