The Wichitan

“The students have humanized themselves to me”

“The students have humanized themselves to me”

Paige Champagne, Reporter

October 23, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

One hundred and eighty-one. That’s how many steps Professor Steve Hilton takes to get to work in the morning. As faculty-in-residence, Hilton lives on campus in Legacy Hall. He wakes up to his four-and-a-half-year-old son, Wes, giving him his morning kiss, they have breakfast, coffee and ride their s...

‘Tangerine,’ a tale from a transgender community

‘Tangerine,’ a tale from a transgender community

Tasia Floissac

April 4, 2018


Filed under A&E, Entertainment Spotlight

Bursts of laughter and stomping of feet were contagious at the Legacy Hall’s Multipurpose Room on April 4, as the University Programming Board hosted the 2015 film “Tangerine” as part of activities for the Inclusion Now Festival 2018. “One of the issues we have on this campus is figuring out ...

The social tolls of moving from dorms to apartments

brittni vilandre

January 16, 2018


Filed under Campus

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...

Residence halls affected by water outage

Chloe Phillips

November 30, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

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, director of residence life and housing, said she was notified of this event around 2:30 p.m. After...

Choosing a home away from home

Choosing a home away from home

Brianna Sheen

May 12, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

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 freedom comes responsibility, and one of the first tough decisions incoming students have to make is wher...

It’s time for housing upgrades

The Wichitan

March 28, 2017


Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

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...

Glo run organizers deem event a success

Vincent Lusk

February 22, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

Had a blast at the GloRun tonight! @MidwesternState #GetInvolvedInYOURCommunity pic.twitter.com/L4yEahBqGN— MWSUHousing (@MWSUHousing) February 17, 2017 Legacy Hall second floor resident assistants put on their first ever glo run, a 1-mile self paced walk or run around Sikes Lake with a male and female winner receiving $15 gift cards to Academy...

Super Bowl 51 watch parties to be held on Feb. 5

Joanne Ortega

February 1, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

The Clark Student Center and University Programming Board, alongside the Residence Hall Association, will host two Super Bowl 51 watch parties on Sunday, Feb. 5. They will kick off at 5:30 p.m. and will be available to watch in the Recreation Room at the Clark Student Center and Multipurpose Room at L...

RHA wants to expand its membership

Stephen Gomez

January 25, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

Walking into the Legacy Multipurpose Room filled with chairs and tables, light music playing in the background, the Residence Hall Association started its informal meeting at 8 p.m. The meeting began with each RHA member present introducing themselves to those who came. After they introduced themselves Ra...

Some 30 learn to salsa

Some 30 learn to salsa

Stephen Gomez

October 13, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

Partners! Music! One-Two-Three, Salsa!Music and eager dancers filled the Legacy Hall Multipurpose Room as part of the Salsa Dance class sponsored by the Spanish Club Oct. 12. Starting with basic steps of the salsa, bachata, merengue, there were smiles and laughter all around as newcomers learned their...

Life as the one of the first RAs in Legacy

Life as the one of the first RAs in Legacy

The Wichitan

September 14, 2016


Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

Legacy Hall is the new home for almost 500 residents, mostly freshmen and sophomores. Legacy is joining McCullough-Trigg as the other co-ed residence hall on campus. With Legacy being brand new and having a different dynamic than any other hall on campus, it provides a new challenge for me as an RA. I...

Legacy Hall marks signs of growth

The Wichitan

August 30, 2016


Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

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...

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