My Five Hopes for the Student Union Renovation
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My Five Hopes for the Student Union Renovation

Please don't have the construction last forever?

My Five Hopes for the Student Union Renovation
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On December eighth, UMass students voted to pay $50 million to renovate the campus Student Union. Despite pushback from many students who didn't agree with the renovation, the vote passed 1,246-1,012. While I personally did not support the idea to renovate the Student Union, I have some hopes for how it will turn out.

1. Please, no unnecessary add-ons

Don't add a whole new series of rooms or even a new floor. The Student Union is already large enough.

2. Don't tear down the building and remake it

Do you have any idea how long this would take?

3. Make sure that the Student Union is still somewhat fully accessable

Everyone needs to access the Student Union, so please make sure that we're still able to.

4. Promise that The Hatch, People's Cafe, and Earthfoods will still be open

Because I'll still be craving their food.

5. Promise that the construction won't take forever

Maybe only take a semester?

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