Choosing a home away from home

Coming to a college campus for the first time, especially as a first-time student, can be daunting. Just the notion of all the opportunity and freedom is enough to make anyone’s head spin. But with freedom comes responsibility, and one of the first tough decisions incoming students have to make is … [Read more...]

Board of Regents members raise parking fees, change housing plans

The Board of Regents members met in the J.S. Bridwell Board Room in Hardin Hall as part of their regular, two-day, spring meeting. VIEW LIVE STREAM HERE. Football Stadium — Kyle Williams, interim athletic director, stated that the plan is still in the infant stage and the number of cost is going … [Read more...]

Students weigh convenience and freedom when deciding where to live

Moving away from home and onto a college campus for the first time can be a nerve-racking experience. Students get a newfound freedom and are faced with many decisions to make. Being able to decide where to live on campus is a tough one. There are four residence halls on campus and three apartment … [Read more...]

Higgins no longer housing resident

Rodney Roshunn Higgins Jr., 19-year-old former cornerback, was arrested and charged with sexual assault on Tuesday, April 18. Both he and the victim were residents of Killingsworth Hall when the victim reported the incident to university police two days before. Killingsworth Hall has been known … [Read more...]

It’s time for housing upgrades

OUR VIEW: If it's broke, fix it. Legacy Hall, our newest residence hall, opened in August of last year and with it came brand new furniture. It's easily our most contemporary building on campus, and there's no doubt about it — whether you want to actually live there or not, it's still a nice … [Read more...]

New police, housing directors take part in meet and greet

Newly appointed Chief of Police Patrick Coggins and Director of Residence Life and Housing Kristi Schulte were the focal points of the meet and greet on March 9 in Comanche Suites.“It’s been a busy month, I’ve spent a lot of time looking at protocol and process in the department,” Coggins … [Read more...]

New residence hall only beginning of housing expansion

Economic development | Enrollment | Budget | Nursing | Housing | International enrollment | Crime | Greek life As part of an effort to provide on-campus housing for an increasing number of residential students, a new residence hall is under construction for next fall but remains slightly … [Read more...]

Parents balance studies with children

They have no social life. Their life is fuller of responsibility than the average student. Getting calls from off-campus day care during class and missing their children aren’t problems the average student experiences. To top it off, MSU does not offer day care and has few special events … [Read more...]

Staff Editorial: If it’s broke, fix it

Most people who live or have  lived in campus housing are well aware of the multitude of ongoing problems with campus housing. With the construction for a new residence hall, a new problem has surfaced – the maintenance issues in the dorm halls and apartments are not being attended to with the same … [Read more...]

Resident assistants help students avoid bad decisions

For freshman it’s time to go off to college and, finally, to be away from the parents. However, being all alone with so much freedom can lead to problems. That's where resident assistants come in. With the pressures of college—especially in the first year—younger students will certainly make some … [Read more...]