November 15, 2012
TROY—Parking on Troy University campus has cause many students to complain. If you are a student at Troy, I’m sure that you have heard many of the complaints from other students, friends, and sometimes maybe teachers. Candice Vaughn, a senior sports and fitness management major from Huntsville, Ala., has a problem with the parking on Troy’s campus. As a student athlete she thinks it makes it even more difficult on her to find parking throughout the day. “They need more parking regardless of how many students buy decals,” said Vaughn. “With the amount of parking they have it isn’t enough for all students and staff. It’s inconvenient with all the different color zones. I also think athletes should be able to have access to all sport building parking regardless of if the live on or off campus. And tickets are so cheap people don’t care where they park and if they get a ticket. If we don’t get a ticket, we just got lucky for once.” Some students feel like they are losing and wasting a lot of their time trying to find a parking spot on campus. Tamara Greene, a junior business major from Troy, Ala., completely agrees with how trying to find a parking spot on Troy’s campus is wasting so much of her time. “I feel like we need more spaces because it takes forever to find a parking spot and sometimes it makes a person late for class or work and it wastes gas too,” said Greene. There are also students on Troy’s campus that are confused. Many wonder if there are enough parking spots for each student that is enrolled at Troy University. Jessica Coleman, a junior human resource major from Brundidge, Ala., is one of the students that feel like there is not enough parking on campus for each student. “I feel the student ratio does not match up with the number of available parking spots on and around campus,” said Coleman. Some students at Troy University feel like the price of buying a decal to park...