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Freshmen LPAP reserves ludicrous

By Staff Editorial     4/4/12 7:00pm

While the changes in the Lifetime Physical Activity Program are a move in the right direction by the Student Association, there are still problems with the program (see story, pg. 1). New students will have priority with half of the available spots reserved in a given LPAP. While the Thresher endorses the decision to give new students a chance at registering for an LPAP, the SA needs to reconsider giving away 50 percent of the seats to new students over rising seniors.

Furthermore, the SA does not include sophomores or juniors in the equation. If rising seniors with more points fill up half the seats in an LPAP and the rest are reserved for new students, then the sophomores and juniors are left in a waitlist. The decrease in required LPAPs is a much-appreciated change. However, the SA should consider decreasing the amount of reserved seats saved for new students.





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