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...]

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...]

Glo run organizers deem event a success

Had a blast at the GloRun tonight! @MidwesternState #GetInvolvedInYOURCommunity pic.twitter.com/L4yEahBqGN— MWSUHousing (@MWSUHousing) February 17, 2017 Legacy Hall second floor resident assistants put on their first ever glo run, a 1-mile self paced walk or run around Sikes Lake with a … [Read more...]

Super Bowl 51 watch parties to be held on Feb. 5

The Clark Student Center and University Programming Board, alongside the Residence Hall Association, will host two Super Bowl 51 watch parties on Sunday, Feb. 5. They will kick off at 5:30 p.m. and will be available to watch in the Recreation Room at the Clark Student Center and Multipurpose Room at … [Read more...]

RHA wants to expand its membership

Walking into the Legacy Multipurpose Room filled with chairs and tables, light music playing in the background, the Residence Hall Association started its informal meeting at 8 p.m. The meeting began with each RHA member present introducing themselves to those who came. After they introduced … [Read more...]

Some 30 learn to salsa

Partners! Music! One-Two-Three, Salsa!Music and eager dancers filled the Legacy Hall Multipurpose Room as part of the Salsa Dance class sponsored by the Spanish Club Oct. 12. Starting with basic steps of the salsa, bachata, merengue, there were smiles and laughter all around as newcomers learned … [Read more...]

Life as the one of the first RAs in Legacy

Legacy Hall is the new home for almost 500 residents, mostly freshmen and sophomores. Legacy is joining McCullough-Trigg as the other co-ed residence hall on campus. With Legacy being brand new and having a different dynamic than any other hall on campus, it provides a new challenge for me as an RA. … [Read more...]

Legacy Hall marks signs of growth

Our view: Though unfinished, Legacy Hall makes campus even better. After 15 months of construction and $35.5 million later, 492 students have a brand new place to call home — Legacy Hall. While it is not entirely finished yet, the parts that are finished make great additions to the campus and the … [Read more...]

Living on campus: tips from a junior

Welcome to some of the best (and worst) memories you will make. You will have a hate-love relationship with your residence hall room and roommates by the time you leave, but you will never forget the memories you make. So here are some tips from a junior who has already been there and done … [Read more...]

Nearly 500 students to call Legacy Hall home

Within days after classes were out in May of 2015, the parking lot behind Pierce Hall was blocked off. Residents lost 220 parking spaces.During the next 18 months, contractors turned the parking lot into a five-story, 500-bed, $35 million residence hall due to be completed Aug. 1.Now named Legacy … [Read more...]