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Less people = less crime: campus police report drop in campus crime for 2020

Emily Beaman, reporter February 1, 2021

Every year, the Police Department conducts a Security and Fire Safety Report comprised of data collected from January to October of that year. The newest report, released in December of 2020, includes...

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Freshmen beat the odds and flourish in on-campus apartments

Colin Stevenson, Reporter/Photographer October 30, 2019

The process for housing application is simple: be enrolled at the university, fill out the application and pay the $250 down payment fee. A rumor exists that students have to meet a certain number of credit...

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...

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Living on campus helps students transition into college

Kristin Silva, Reporter May 19, 2018

Moving away from home and living independently is a big step students take when coming to college. New friends and memories are going to be made and students learn who they are while learning to live away...

Fred Dietz, candidate for vice president of enrollment management, speaks at the forum interview for the VP position on April 13, 2018 in Dillard 101. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Fred Dietz hired as vice president for enrollment management

Tyler Manning, Editor April 18, 2018

The search for the vice president of enrollment management is over as Suzanne Shipley, university president, announced in a postmaster email on April 19 that the search committee chose Fred Dietz out...

Housing set to make Sunwatcher a lifelong learning center

Taylor Robinson February 27, 2018

Starting fall 2018, Sunwatcher Building 8 will be a new lifelong learning center, adding to the other two centers in Legacy and McCullough-Trigg halls. The lifelong learning center is aimed to make...

Joel Murrary installs a fire alarm in the new housing building in Feb. 19. Photo by Cortney Wood

Housing and world languages to move offices

Tyler Manning February 20, 2018

With plans of renovations, a new language lab, more inclusion and the possibility of culture-based cooking classes, these soon-to-be realities for faculty members of the Office of Housing and Office...

Residence halls affected by water outage

Chloe Phillips November 30, 2017

Due to a water pipe on Louis J. Rodriguez Drive that was hit during contractor work, Legacy Hall, Sunwatcher Apartments and Sundance Court have experienced an unforeseen water outage. Kristi Schulte,...

Make Pierce Great Again

Javier Suarez November 29, 2017

Pierce Hall was once the go-to residence hall for incoming male freshman or sophomores attending Midwestern State. Now, since the addition of Legacy Hall, Pierce is no longer the first option for incoming...

Malorie Lang, kinesiology freshman, and Emily Lang, radiology freshman, help to set up the beds in their new room. “The university made the transition so smooth. I’m so excited to get moved in.” Malorie said.
Photo by Sarah Graves

Students call MSU home

Brendan Wynne August 19, 2017

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...

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New housing staff expect to bring changes

Justin Marquart August 17, 2017

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...

Choosing a home away from home

Choosing a home away from home

Brianna Sheen May 12, 2017

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...

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