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Living on campus helps students transition into college

Living on campus helps students transition into college

Kristin Silva, Reporter

May 18, 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 from home. According to Rachael Miyahara, residence-life student worker, residence-life requires...

Higgins no longer housing resident

Kara McIntyre

May 2, 2017

Rodney Roshunn Higgins Jr., 19-year-old former cornerback, was arrested and charged with sexual assault on Tuesday, April 18. Both he and the victim were residents of Killingsworth Hall when the victim reported the incident to university police two days before. Killingsworth Hall has been known as...

Ex-football player charged with sexual assault

Ex-football player charged with sexual assault

Bridget Reilly

April 18, 2017

On April 17 at 12:33 p.m., Rodney Higgins Jr., kinesiology freshman and former cornerback for the Mustangs, was arrested and charged with sexual assault in Killingsworth Hall. "The investigation is going on, and we are cooperating with wherever we need to be, " Interim Director of Athletics ...

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...

25 compete in second annual bake-off

25 compete in second annual bake-off

Mercy Yermo

February 28, 2017

About 25 residents of Killingsworth Hall participated in the annual bake-off competition on Feb. 27 in an attempt to bring back tradition and prove which sex is better. “The bake-off used to be a thing some time ago, so we decided to bring it back to life and make our residents compete,” Tiare Hidalgo, resident assistant and bioch...

Pierce under renovations, will reopen in summer

Lane Riggs

February 22, 2017

The halls are silent, devoid of laughter and music drifting from now empty rooms, where belongings lining the shelves used to remind residents that this is home. Home is still on campus — it's just several feet away. Although Killingsworth Hall used to be a coed dorm, it is usually advertised as ...

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...

Residence hall staff offers ‘Mocktails’ during spring break safety week

Allison Ashcraft

March 16, 2016

Part of Spring Break Safety Week, the Killingsworth residence hall staff hosted a "mocktails" game night on March 14. Modeled after the "tower of power," starting on the second floor, each resident assistant in Killingsworth Hall chose a typical drinking game, but used sparking cider or water instead o...

Campus legends tested

Campus legends tested

conner wolf

March 15, 2016

Students voice their opinions on campus legends from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo.Over the years, the students have perpetuated some urban legends, getting hit by a university vehicle will result in getting tuition paid, a dead roommate or professor will result in A's in classes, the Killingsworth suicide jumper, and the campus having exclusiv...

Resident assistants help students avoid bad decisions

Resident assistants help students avoid bad decisions

Morgan Haire

April 1, 2015

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...

Killingsworth residents on ‘lockdown’

Felicia Svanehed

November 6, 2014

Residents in Killingsworth Hall are not allowed to check anyone into Killingsworth and the girls living there cannot be checked into Pierce, the mens' resident hall, or McCullough-Trigg, the co-ed resident hall. The students are calling it a lockdown, voicing particular frustration at not knowing when...

New residence halls being planned

Cody Samples

October 17, 2014

New Dorms from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. To help with the increasing numbers of students living on campus, architects met on campus this week to finalize plans for new residence halls. "Looking at building an approximate 500-bed resident facility, it's going to be a more true residence hall,"...

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