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    Campus-wide fire alarm project underway

    A six million dollar budget has been set aside for a campus-wide fire alarm upgrade project, to ensure Queens College meets the safety requirements outlined by the current New York City building and fire codes. Fire drills share a love-hate relationship with students and faculty; students love them because it gives them an opportunity to miss a few minutes of class or they get dismissed early, whereas teachers hate them for exactly those reasons. The beginning of October saw many fire drills taking place all over campus. With safety in mind, the CUNY Board of Trustees put into effect the Campus-Wide Fire Alarm Project: Phase 1 on June 25. The…