The commons dining space features good lighting, modern decor and a different atmosphere from what was previously offered in Dante’s Den and Leo Cafe. Photo by James O’Connor.
Student Johanna Petruski buys food in the commons marketplace. The marketplace has drawn large crowds at lunch time – and confusion – as many students were unaware of meal swipe options there until late last week. Photo by James O’Connor.
Students are using the commons space to socialize as well as eat. Photo by James O’Connor.
Students have been flocking to the Starbucks located on the first floor of the student commons, making it one of the building’s biggest draws. Photo by James O’Connor.
PHOTOS BY JAMES O’CONNOR, PHOTO EDITOR.
CAPTIONS BY MICHELLE DEPINHO, NEWS/MANAGING EDITOR.