Opinion: Whether to support gentrification is a personal choice

April 19, 2018 Kearstin Cantrell 0

KEARSTIN CANTRELL | Opinions Editor Dictionary.com defines gentrification as “the buying and renovation of houses and stores in deteriorated urban neighborhoods by upper- or middle income families or individuals, raising property values but often displacing low-income families and small businesses.”  In the discussion of gentrification, like in many controversial discussions, there are pros and cons. Let’s take a look at the pros and cons of some […]


Student housing lacking reliable maintenance

April 21, 2015 Emily Adair 0

Christie Sielfleisch | Design Chief
Published April 21, 2015; 1 p.m.

As a student, have you ever had your basement flood with sewage, forcing you to wait days before maintenance could come and clean up the stench? Have you ever dealt with a broken vent and were forced to live in conditions comparable to an arctic tundra until LU sent someone to fix the problem? If not, then you are the exception. […]