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Holy Cross Hall utilizes new printer

Madeline Miles | Monday, August 29, 2011

For students in Holy Cross Hall, the days of trekking to the Cushwa-Leighton Library for printing are over.

A new printer, which was a gift from the St. Mary’s College Student Government Association last spring, was installed in Holy Cross this year. Residents have already started taking advantage of the new device.

Holy Cross resident Erin Duffy, a sophomore, said, “It was really great because I didn’t have to walk to the library, and it was really late at night, so that was helpful.”

Junior Liz Robbins, also a resident of Holy Cross, said she is excited to use the printer.

“It’s really convenient because I could just walk downstairs,” she said.

Holy Cross Hall Director Ashley Hall added that she had seen many residents use the printer so far.

“In the first week of classes the printer has been very helpful for the students using it,” she said. “When I am in the office, I see numerous Holy Cross residents using it for printing syllabi and papers, so much that we ran out of paper last night.”

The printer was temporarily out of use for the first few days of classes, but by the middle of the week it ran smoothly again.

“You wouldn’t think it would make a difference, but it really does,” junior Kate Kellogg said.

Student Body Vice President senior Jacqualyn Zupancic said plans for putting printers in Le Mans, Regina, and McCandless Halls have not yet been determined.

“We will be having meetings in the next two weeks discussing issues with the printer,” she said. “Currently, there are no other initiatives to put printers in any other dorms.”