After saving athletics, St. Cloud students veto student center renovations

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St. Cloud State University students have again rejected a fee increase to pay for renovations of Atwood Memorial Center, the St. Cloud Times reports.

Nine percent of the student body voted, and 42 percent supported the increase, which would have been an additional $4.20 a credit, up to 12 credits, for the next two decades.

Interestingly, you may remember that last year around this time, students approved a $1.74-per-credit fee increase to buy some time for the university’s athletic department.

The renovations were needed in part to meet growing demand, the student newspaper reported in September.

Read the full St. Cloud Times story here.