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University Union to begin some operations in November

University Union to begin some operations in November

University Union to begin some operations in November
October 08
01:38 2015

Rachele Blick | Staff Writer

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Some parts of the University Union will open in November, and beginning Monday, Oct. 12, student organizations can reserve space for events. But there is no clear timeline for when the entire building will be open for the UNT community.

The announcement came Tuesday in an email from UNT spokeswoman Margarita Venegas.

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There are areas still in need of dry wall, and power tools cover parts of the building.

Zane Reif, the senior director of the University Union, says the building is coming along well.

“We’re almost bricked on the outside,” he said.  “Interior walls are being painted and we will install audiovisual in a couple of weeks. Furniture is arriving in a couple of weeks.”

The big reason why the Union has delayed opening is the heavy rainfall in May.

“There were over 43 days of rain delays,” Reif said.

Reif said although the rain slowed the construction process, the construction company Beck/Warrior progressed well through the summer.

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The new Which­Wich restaurant is one of many new spots for eat on campus. Ryan Vance | Senior Staff Photographer

The date to request Union space are Monday, Oct. 19, for faculty and staff. People outside the UNT community can reserve space beginning Oct. 26.

Michael Wood and Steven Neehin, who lead tours for the Union, say that the building is about 95 percent completed.

Featured Image: The new syndicate is located where the old lyceum is and will be two stories. Ryan Vance | Senior Staff Photographer

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