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My first year as a resident assistant

My first year as a resident assistant

The Wichitan

March 6, 2018

I have two cousins that are resident assistants at different universities and they have always encouraged me to think about applying for the position. When the application opened up to be an RA in the spring semester of 2017, I jumped on the opportunity. After going through the selection process a...

Students call MSU home

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 at MSU. A collection of view points from Move-In Day: "I'm excited to live on campus and ge...

New housing staff expect to bring changes

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 staffing structure and to make sure that we had the needs meet for the students and staff in the building,"...

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

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...

Housing staff gives new residents move-in help

Housing staff gives new residents move-in help

Ethan Metcalf

August 21, 2014

Resident Assistant Tiffany Uke waits from under the shade of a tent to show new dorm residents to their rooms. It's hot outside—about 99 degrees hot. But Uke, sophomore in biology and pre med, knows she is about to get a break from the heat as she introduces herself to a new resident on her f...

Drought has little effect on housing

miguel jaime

April 8, 2014

Drought has little effect on housing from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Water restrictions have not made their way across the entire campus just yet. Students who live in resident halls have yet to feel a difference when it comes to the drought restrictions. Michael Mills, Director of Housing, said the universi...

Slow elevator brings grief to residents

Naomi Skinner

February 25, 2014

An elevator famous for creating trouble from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. For the girls of Killingsworth Hall, getting to and from their dorm room is not an easy task due to the outdated elevator. One resident assistant is dealing with the trouble of the elevator. "I think they keep up maintenance on it pre...

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