Freshmen Move In Heat

1 decade 3 years 1 month ago Tuesday, August 14 2007 Aug 14, 2007 Tuesday, August 14, 2007 5:19:32 PM CDT August 14, 2007 in News

Before the semester starts, 6,000 students will move in. Move-in began at 9 a.m. and many got there early to beat the triple-digit afternoon temperatures. Residents of four halls had another problem: no elevators.

Residential Life Director Frankie Minor said the department offered additional moving help at those halls.

"We have a number of folks that volunteer both from the campus," Minor said. "Different offices and members of the community will come in and sometimes a lot of church groups will donate their time to help families with this process by either brining in a lot of volunteers and just a lot of muscle power to get all that stuff carried in."

Although all the residence halls have air-conditioning, residential life staff workers gave residents water to make sure everyone stayed hydrated.

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