The Wichitan

Marchman Hall remains vacant; no plans set in stone

Marchman Hall is located on the corner of Comanche Tr and Louis J. Rodriguez Drive, across the street from McCullogh-Trigg Resident Hall. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Samuel Sutton

April 27, 2016

Marchman Hall has been vacant since 2004 because it failed Fire Marshall Code and had asbestos. As of right now, there is no official plan for future use of this building, or for that area; however, there have been some ideas thrown around.Keith Lamb, Vice President of student affairs and enrollment...

Delayed stage construction hinders theater rehearsals

Crystal Carter, theater junior, Leonard Loughner, theater sophomore, and Maxwell Norris, theater senior, place a board onto the platform that is being built on the Fain Theater stage Friday afternoon. Friday was the first day for set constuction of

Lowell Nash

September 16, 2014

While preparing for the first production of the year, a mixed cast of 12 theater students, faculty and professional actors had to work around an unfinished stage while preparing for the opening night of the first play of the year August: Osage County. For the first time since it was built in 1...

Asbestos delays stage replacement

The Fain Theater was empty of workers Thursday after they were sent of the work site. Facilities Director David Percy said that the floor installation was not good enough. What flooring has been installed will be removed. The current contractors will finish encapsulating the asbestos and another company will be hired to install the theather floor. The construction was supposed to be finished by the first day of classes and will be pushed back two more weeks. Photo by Lauren Roberts

Lauren Roberts

August 26, 2014

The replacement of the Fain Theatre stage floor has been hampered with delays after the discovery of asbestos within the glue holding the hard board to the plywood below. Even with the discovery of the asbestos, workers said the construction would be finished by the first day of classes. However, ...

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