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Campus needs to be more than ADA compliant

April 11, 2019


Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

According to the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title III prohibits places of business and public areas from discriminating against people with disabilities. Because of this law, accessible routes are mandatory in and outside any building for individuals with a physical disability. While the university...

ADA compliance still an issue on campus with older buildings

ADA compliance still an issue on campus with older buildings

Daisy Reyes Guzman

December 4, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

Living with a disability means there is a certain dependency on ramps, braille, elevators and automatic doors in buildings. But although the Americans with Disabilities Act has now enforced buildings to include these things, students with disabilities are still faced with buildings that are not...

General public doing a disservice to service dogs

conner wolf

April 18, 2016


Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

I am sure that everyone has been in a store or restaurant before and noticed a person with a dog and wondered why it was there. That person with the dog may have been my girlfriend with her hearing alert dog, Sophie.Service dogs like Sophie are highly-trained dogs that perform specific tasks to mitigate...

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