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Some services waster Student Center space

To the Editor:

The beginning of the new term begins a new period in the life of the Student Center. Many new services are available. Most of them are great: graphic arts, Newbury Comics, etc. Space in the Student Center is limited and I believe that not all of that space is being utilized in the best interest of most students. Case in point is the full service BayBanks office on the first floor. True, having BayBanks machines in the Student Center saves students the half-a-block walk to the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and Vassar Street, but what purpose does a full-service bank serve students? Most students need to go to a full-service bank once a year, if that often. The only purpose this BayBanks branch serves is to insure BayBanks a monopoly over student accounts. Students are the losers in this situation because valuable Student Center space that could be used to provide some useful service, such as a convenience store or non-ARA food service, is being wasted.

Chuck Rosenberg '89->