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Put compost bins in the trash rooms of residence halls

As a freshman, my roommate and I collected compostable items in our room and hauled a smelly bag into the dining halls once every few days. I'll be unable to do that this year as I'm off meal plan. It would be extremely helpful if there was a compost collection bin in the trash rooms in addition to the recycling and trash areas. So much kitchen waste can be salvaged!

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Helmets at Free Skate

There need to be helmets readily available for people to use at free skates at Matthews. I had to get transported to the hospital yesterday, which would not have happened had I been wearing a helmet. They have a lot of helmets for broomball, so why not let us use them for free skate? I feel uncomfortable going back to free skate without a helmet.

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Get Actual Software Licenses Rather than MyApps

Other schools allow students to download actual versions of SPSS, Microsoft Office, MATLAB, etc... in normal application format. The MyAPPS virtual desktop client is inconvenient for students for many reasons. Many times the connection is slow and buggy. We also shouldn't have to be tied to an internet connection in order to get work done. If other schools can give their students direct access to the programs to download ...more »

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