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University uses grant to improve bike parking

University uses grant to improve bike parking

By Adam Kaz

October 5, 2015

Busy college students may take short cuts whenever possible. Sometimes it means a Sparknotes search, sometimes it’s microwave dinners.Sometimes it means rushed bicyclists will lock their bikes against nearby campus property rather than to the authorized bike parking stations.Improperly locked bicycles have been s...

UI solar farm construction almost complete

UI solar farm construction almost complete

By Aaron Navarro

September 30, 2015

Solar power will account for two percent of the University’s energy source next year.Construction on the 20.8 acre solar farm — located south of Windsor Road and west of First Street — began July 20 and the clean-energy project is expected to be completed by the end of 2015.“They are actuall...