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Living on campus helps students transition into college

Living on campus helps students transition into college

Kristin Silva, Reporter

May 19, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

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...

Students rush to see ‘Black Panther’

Brian Lang

February 20, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

The smell of popcorn and hum of a crowd filled the Wichita Falls Cinemark Friday, Feb. 16 as the community congregated to see Marvel’s newest superhero movie, "Black Panther." While people waited in line, many wore African style clothing along with Marvel attire and discussed their excitement for the film. The anticipation was electrify...

On the 7th day, “Bus” rested.

On the 7th day, “Bus” rested.

Jonathan Benyarko

October 12, 2016


Filed under Campus, News, Reporting class

Students who live off campus without a car sometimes find it challenging to get on campus to use campus facilities because the mustang shuttle does not work on Sundays.“I walk from my apartment to campus to use the library and the computer lab in order to complete my assignments before Monday. I ca...

Deadline to claim on-campus housing this Friday

Jessalyn Castro

February 11, 2015


Filed under Campus, News

Students who live on campus have until Friday, Feb. 13, to declare where they want to live as part of the "Claim Your Crib" campaign. Freshmen living in Pierce and Killingsworth halls can now apply to move into a place more private and spacious. Those with enough credit hours will now be able to...

Major housing changes include new dorm, cafeteria

Ethan Metcalf

March 4, 2014


Filed under Campus, News

The Board of Regents approved the construction of a new dorm to be completed by August 2016 to facilitate growing freshman class. In addition, an increase in housing will require an expansion of the dining hall. Director of Housing and Dining Services Michael Mills said 93 freshmen had to live in...

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