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Housing department keeps students safe through all natural disasters

Residence Life and Housing posted the Tornado procedures for residents of Legacy Hall in the lobby. 
Photo by Taylor Anderson

Taylor Anderson, Reporter

May 3, 2019

The housing department has planned detailed procedures for severe weather for students living in dorm halls and on-campus apartments.Residence Life and Housing Director Kristi Schulte encourage students to review the preparations and procedures in the Residence Life Handbook. “All of our emergency...

Students in McCullough-Trigg Hall are ready for an upgrade

McCullough-Trigg Hall 77.46ft tall. March 12.

Monique Fields, Reporter

March 13, 2019

Standing at 77.46 ft tall, McCullough-Trigg Hall has been serving as a dormitory for students for more than 25 years. Since the birth of Trigg in 1994, it has undergone minor necessary maintenance, but it has never been fully renovated. With six floors and a capacity of 152, the building has worn dow...

Friendly play at Casino Night

Joseph Rader, Reporter

February 18, 2019

TONIGHT!!! Join us for a chance to win some awesome prizes! #makeithome @MWSUHousing @MSUTexas— Midwestern State University RHA (@MSUTexas_RHA_) February 16, 2019 The Resident Hall Association hosted a Casino Night in the Legacy Multipurpose Room on Feb. 16, a night t...

Campus painting event gives students a chance to unwind

Monique Fields, Reporter

January 27, 2019

Students piled into Legacy Multipurpose Room to attend a canvas painting event hosted by Residence Hall Association Jan. 26. Brenda Morales, RHA president and history junior, said, "We wanted to do this for a while now. We were thinking of something that everybody can do and everybody would feel w...

The social tolls of moving from dorms to apartments

brittni vilandre

January 16, 2018

A new semester brings a new lifestyle to students who make their first move from dorm rooms to apartments. Some students find the transition to be just what they needed while others feel as if they "jumped the gun." Dental Hygiene sophomore, Courtney Hoover said she enjoyed the transition into her...

Living on campus gets students involved

Zoie Flores

May 3, 2017

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 for incoming freshman to choose from: Legac...

It’s time for housing upgrades

The Wichitan

March 28, 2017

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 pla...

Move-in ‘smooth’ for unfinished residence hall

Jordan Smith, criminal justice freshman, goes in to his room for the first time during Move-in for Legacy Hall at Midwestern State University, Aug. 20, 2016. Photo by Bradley Wilson

Samuel Sutton

August 23, 2016

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 unpacked into their dorms with relatively n...

Move-out ends May 13; move-in begins Aug. 20

James Huynh, nursing junior, helps Clint Coulter, Pierce residence hall director, search through the Pierce residents' keys on Move-In Day August, 18, 2015. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Kristen Gregg

April 20, 2016

Finals week is three weeks away, which means move-out dates are trailing right behind. Now is the time to make summer and fall living arrangements.Associate Director of Housing Angie Reay said official move-out day is May 13. However, this summer, if students live in Sundance Court or Sunwatcher vill...

New residence hall to be complete by mid-July

Taylor Warren

January 27, 2016

To assist with increasing number of residential students living on-campus, a new residence hall has been under construction between Fain Fine Arts center and Pierce Hall since last summer and continued over winter break.The project is scheduled to be complete by mid-July with details finished by July 29. ...

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