The cubicles are made of cheap chipboard. Students wear goloshes at their desks when it rains because sometimes the floor is covered in about three inches of water. A ceiling tile is missing.
On Friday afternoon, Board of Trustee members crowded into what is commonly called “the Dungeon” to get a first-hand glimpse of offices graduate students use at the Lewis Science Building.
Like the rest of the building, the space is small, gritty and a little smelly.
“They don’t need to be using this at all,” Trustee Kay Hinkle said.