The Wichitan

Campus painting event gives students a chance to unwind

Monique Fields, Reporter

January 27, 2019

Students piled into Legacy Multipurpose Room to attend a canvas painting event hosted by Residence Hall Association Jan. 26. Brenda Morales, RHA president and history junior, said, "We wanted to do this for a while now. We were thinking of something that everybody can do and everybody would feel w...

Students dash through the snow on Stampede Week

Students dash through the snow on Stampede Week

Herbert McCullough, Reporter

January 15, 2019

The University Programming Board and The Bridge College hosted a snow party for the Texas Stampede Week called ‘Dashing through the Snow.’ on Jan. 14 in the Legacy Courtyard at 6 p.m. Ruby Arriaga, UPB adviser, said UPB is where students can organize events. “During the semester, students will talk to me abo...

Living on campus helps students transition into college

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

Forming new club gave me confidence, opportunity

Mitch Kipp, Columnist

April 10, 2018

Seven months ago I never would have imagined where I am now. I wasn't involved in any organizations, but I wanted to join something. I knew Jesse Brown, coordinator of student involvement, was a good guy and I figured he could get me involved in something, so I stopped by his office. By luck, he had...

50th anniversary of Martin Luther King assassination

50th anniversary of Martin Luther King assassination

Andrea Pedon, Reporter

April 4, 2018

Campus officials and students commemorated the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. by laying a wreath around the memorial plaque on campus just outside Clark Student Center on April 4 at 11:30 p.m. where 28 people attended.  Christopher Cruz, theater production junior...

Broadway actor brings laughter to Legacy

Mia Heck

October 27, 2017

Comedian and Broadway actor Kevin Yee brought laughter, smiles and a bit of satire to about 20 students in the Legacy Multipurpose Room on Oct. 26. Yee, who hails from Vancouver, Canada, travels across the country to perform his self-written, satirical songs. “People don’t expect to walk in...

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...

Legacy residents petitioning school to lower temperature in resident hall

Michelle Dickey

October 4, 2016

Legacy Hall residents are facing uncomfortable temperatures, and students are petitioning the school through Residence Hall Association. "Part of the biggest issue is only going down to 70 degrees but the room never reaching that temperature. But maybe 65 degrees would be perfect," Matthew Hubbard, ...

Move-in ‘smooth’ for unfinished residence hall

Move-in ‘smooth’ for unfinished residence hall

Samuel Sutton

August 23, 2016

Things went well for Legacy Hall's move-in day Aug. 21, according to the 492 students that moved in, their resident advisers, parents and staff who all showed up on the otherwise gloomy morning. Even though some of the $35.5 million building wasn't finished, students said they were able to get unpacked into their dorms with relatively n...

President Rogers studio interview

Ethan Metcalf

April 2, 2015

President Rogers studio interview from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Jesse Rogers has been president of Midwestern State University since 2001, but his story at the college began well before that when he became a professor of chemistry and physics in 1967. Rogers announced his retirement last ...

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