18 Questions

Editor’s noteThe following questions were compiled by Nailah Starks from recent student offerings for publication February 19, 2021.

  1. Why hasn’t the visitation policy reverted if we can be in class again, go to Kearny again and more?
  2. What is the justification for going back to hybrid learning when we face new COVID variants here and have a large number of unvaccinated students?
  3. Will sporting events open to all students before the semester ends?
  4. Why aren’t DU students allowed emotional-support animals?
  5. When will the damaged lights on The Oaks be fixed?
  6. Will we get brighter lights?
  7. When can we expect improvements to dorms and The Gardens?
  8. Will an additional residence hall be added?
  9. How will the $5 million gift from philanthropist Mackenzie Scott be used?
  10. Does Dillard plan to acquire more wi-fi hotspots so students won’t depend on the connection from DUSmart?
  11. Why is it that the film department has years-old, broken down equipment despite being a signature program?
  12. How do administrators plan to slow the spread of COVID-19 on our campus?
  13. Will COVID-19 vaccination be a requirement to return in fall 2021?
  14. Why are parking decals necessary?
  15. Will Sodexo still implement the on-campus Chick-Fil-A?
  16. What is planned as a Spring Fest/Homecoming activity?
  17. Where in New Orleans can Dillard students get student discounts?
  18. How will Dillard improve online classroom etiquette and structure?