The Hannon Apartments on campus, which were built in 1978, do not have any elevators. Photo by Fernanda Vega | The Los Angeles Loyolan
The Hannon Apartments on campus, which were built in 1978, do not have any elevators. Photo by Fernanda Vega | The Los Angeles Loyolan

Students with disabilities express grievances about accessibility on campus

A senior at LMU highlights the need for a concrete plan during emergencies for students with disabilities and calls for a more accessible campus.


In April 2022, Lyza Weisman, a senior triple major in economics, English and psychology, was in her Leavey 6 apartment when the power went out, leaving her stuck indoors. Her experience during the blackout differed from other students on campus — Weisman was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy at 13 months old, and she has been in a power wheelchair since she was 17 months old. Read more…


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