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Library construction schedule for April 2020 completion

Library construction schedule for April 2020 completion

Lauren Brosch, Reporter

January 31, 2019

The Moffett Library contracting team is bringing back hope to the librarians and students by being two weeks ahead of the set schedule.  According to Clara Latham, the university librarian for 30 years, the construction progress is actually ahead of the projected time by two weeks. “This is a m...

$58.4 million construction projects advance

$58.4 million construction projects advance

Carli Woolsey, Reporter

October 25, 2018

When walking across campus on a cold October morning the crane used for construction overtakes the skyline. MSU seems shadowed by the crane and construction that surrounds it. Construction is around every turn. It's outside of almost every building, and it seems to be ever-present within the conversations...

Construction inconveniences students

Latoya Fondren, Reporter

October 20, 2018

It's 9 a.m. on a sunny, Thursday morning and students are usually in class learning while listening to the soft chirps of birds as they fly across the sky. Instead of a normal morning on campus for students and staff, our morning is filled with the high pitched squeals of drills and vibrations throughout...

Summer news: Campus continues to evolve

Summer news: Campus continues to evolve

June 7, 2018

After about 6,000 students packed up and left in mid-May, campus officials quickly took to re-paving parking lots, working on the new health sciences building, preparing for summer orientation and, well, teaching summer classes. Watch this story for all the things you've been missing while away for the...

Board scales back plans for new health sciences building

Board scales back plans for new health sciences building

Tyler Manning

December 14, 2017

  Board members approved revised design and budgetary plans for the news health sciences and human services building on at a special meeting Dec. 13. After budgetary problems plagued the new health sciences building, administrators met with the construction manager and architect to review ...

Administrators have eyes on growth

Brendan Wynne

August 17, 2017

As part of the mission to make MSU a destination, residential school, members of administrators have broken out the hard hats, rolling out the plans for new buildings, renovations and a football stadium. As the dust settles around the new addition to the Fain College of Fine Arts building, the...

New health sciences building prepares to break ground

New health sciences building prepares to break ground

Leah Bryce

May 4, 2017

As the mass communication building comes to its final stages of construction, MSU prepares to break ground on a new health sciences building. Two years ago, the university was granted the tuition-revenue bond from the state to pay for these new buildings. “Buildings are a recruiting tool,...

Construction breaks quiet hours

The Wichitan

February 8, 2017

OUR VIEW: Construction disrupts dorm life.The world knows that the glass-faced, moneyless, starving zombies walking around wearing university-associated clothing known as college students are desperate for as much sleep as they can get. The students living on our campus are more desperate for slee...

Legacy Hall marks signs of growth

The Wichitan

August 30, 2016

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 open...

Appreciation goes a long way

The Wichitan

May 5, 2016

As an avid reader of our amazing campus newspaper, I was slightly upset when reading the staff editorial, “Changes should help, not harm.” The main issue I have towards the article is the same problem I have to deal with as a student leader on this campus: parking. The article did have just a t...

Construction should help, not harm

The Wichitan

May 4, 2016

With the construction of the new dorm, mass communication building and turf fields, the rise in construction workers and their equipment is inevitable. Sections of parking lots have been closed or blocked off, and gates have been put up around what used to be easily accessible sidewalks.Students pay for p...

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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