Posted Thursday, June 23, 2011 by
Looking for different places to study? The DeLaMare Library, located in the Mackay Mines Building at the north end of the Quad, is a quieter and less crowded spot for college students to focus on their studies. Interested in science? This library is home to study and research materials relevant to all science majors on campus.
The Overlook is another option for students looking for dining options on campus. It is located overlooking Manzanita Lake [hence the name] on the south side of the Jot Travis on the second floor. The Overlook caters to a variety of food tastes, offering everything from sub sandwiches, to pizza, to Chinese food!
Honor Court is perfect for students who enjoy scenic beauty or need a spot to unwind after a long day of classes. Honor Court is located on the south end of campus adjacent to the Quad and is a dedication to those who have contributed to the university. It is a park-like area featuring flowering vines, a gazebo, rose gardens, benches, engraved pillars, and a natural boulder fountain.
The Cherry Blossom Garden is yet another scenic spot on campus ideal for outside studying, relaxing, or meeting up with friends to hang. Located on the northwest side of the planetarium, the Cherry Blossom Garden is home to Mt. Fuji cherry trees, azaleas, bamboo, benches, and ornamental grass.
The Fleischmann Planetarium is great for students interested in astronomy or looking to explore the universe. Throughout the year the Planetarium presents many shows on its state-of-the-art digital projector, varying from the Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon light show to educational film documentaries. The Planetarium is open daily and located on the north side of campus.
The Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery is located on the second floor of the Church Fine Arts building located on Virginia St. across from The Wolf Den. The gallery is free and always displays a new artist's work. When you walk in from the Virginia St. entrance, turn left and walk to the far end of the building to check it out.