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Emporia State installs sleeping pods so students can nap


September 29, 2019

EMPORIA, Kan. (AP) — Exhausted Emporia State students who are currently sleeping on chairs and tables across campus will have a chance to stretch out in private, secure sleeping pods.

The university has installed one sleeping pod in the library and plans to install another next month at Memorial Union. The pods are 43.5 square feet, slightly wider than a twin bed, with a nightstand and a charging station. Curtains and window blinds provide privacy, The Kansas City Star reported.

"We know that our students, on any campus really, are already napping," said university spokeswoman Gwen Larson...

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