The Wichitan

Faculty pay House Calls to dorms

Nick Lanier, Reporter

September 19, 2018

Housing and staff members in the residence halls hosted the first House Calls event on Sept. 17, as an opportunity for students living on campus to open their doors to their peers, as well as faculty and staff as they toured each building. “The event is designed to let students know that the professors have their best interests at heart. We want to make ...

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: tips from a junior

Rachel Johnson

August 25, 2016

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 that.Whet...

Nearly 500 students to call Legacy Hall home

Nearly 500 students to call Legacy Hall home

Jacklyn York

August 19, 2016

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 Hall, ...

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...

Local, foreign students face similar challenges in first week of school

Local, foreign students face similar challenges in first week of school

Nizhoni Terronez

September 2, 2014

For college freshmen, the beginning of each new school year marks a period of adjustment. The transition from high school and living with mom and dad to the higher expectations of higher education can be a rigorous experience for students of any background. "Lots of students coming in to college are ...

Mills: Only freshmen in Trigg; Mustang Village to cost MSU students $2,400/semester

Kayla Sims

March 5, 2014

New freshman housing plans starting next fall semester from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Midwestern State University is seeing an increase in the number of freshman applicants for the upcoming fall semester. As the number of freshman students grow, so does the demand for on campus housing. Hou...

Non-freshmen marginalized

Non-freshmen marginalized

The Wichitan

March 4, 2014

OUR VIEW:  While asking non-freshmen to move out of their dorm rooms is far from ideal, it’s the best option until the new dorm building is constructed.  As the incoming freshmen class continues to grow, so do the demands for an increased amount of on-campus housing. Unfortunately the freshmen cla...

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