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Is the commuter lounge enough?

Posted by on Jan 24, 2018 in Perspectives | 0 comments

Although I am a senior at Maryville College, I fall into many other categories as a student, including being both non-traditional and a commuter. The one issue that frequently occurs to me on campus is where one might find a place to take a nap. While the current campus enrollment is just under 1,200,  just over 25 percent of those students live off campus. This shows that almost 300 students must travel to campus and use the commuter lounge found on the third floor of Bartlett Hall but do not have access to a decent place to sleep. While all should have ideally gotten in their 8 hours of sleep the night before, cramming for an exam, general exhaustion or having to deal with a sick child are all possibilities to explain why a commuter student might not have...

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