Students call MSU home

As cars and trucks lined up along Louis J. Rodriguez Dr., resident assistants and volunteers stood tall with their sleeves rolled up, ready to help freshman and returning students into their new homes at MSU. A collection of view points from Move-In Day: "I'm excited to live on campus and get … [Read more...]

New housing staff expect to bring changes

In an effort to divide the responsibilities among the resident assistants and staff, Kristi Schulte, housing director, hired five new staff members. "Last year we took some time to take a look at our staffing structure and to make sure that we had the needs meet for the students and staff in the … [Read more...]

Living on campus gets students involved

Living on campus provides a great opportunity to make friends and get involved in activities throughout the semester. The university has events to attend that are right outside of the residence halls, making it easy for students to get out and enjoy the college life. There are four residence halls … [Read more...]

RHA proposes budget for upcoming years

The Student Government Association meeting this week brought up issues and future plans regarding the Residence Hall Association on March 7. Rachael Miyahara, education sophomore and president of RHA, announced a budget proposal during the meeting that involves students living on campus. The … [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...]

Move-in ‘smooth’ for unfinished residence hall

Things went well for Legacy Hall's move-in day Aug. 21, according to the 492 students that moved in, their resident advisers, parents and staff who all showed up on the otherwise gloomy morning. Even though some of the $35.5 million building wasn't finished, students said they were able to get … [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...]

It pays to be a resident assistant

Applications for resident assistants, the students who help maintain a safe and friendly environment in the residence halls, are due this Friday, March 27, by 5 p.m. “Their room and meal plan will be provided as well as stipends for working,” said Angie Reay, associate director of housing and … [Read more...]

Housing staff gives new residents move-in help

Resident Assistant Tiffany Uke waits from under the shade of a tent to show new dorm residents to their rooms. It's hot outside—about 99 degrees hot. But Uke, sophomore in biology and pre med, knows she is about to get a break from the heat as she introduces herself to a new resident on her … [Read more...]