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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...

Fred Dietz hired as vice president for enrollment management

Fred Dietz hired as vice president for enrollment management

Tyler Manning, Editor

April 18, 2018

The search for the vice president of enrollment management is over as Suzanne Shipley, university president, announced in a postmaster email on April 19 that the search committee chose Fred Dietz out of more than 40 candidates to fill the position, effective July 1. Shipley said in the email, "I know the...

SGA proposes to honor victims of Florida shooting

SGA proposes to honor victims of Florida shooting

kristin silva

February 20, 2018

To update and inform attendees of housing changes, volunteer opportunities, community service opportunities and potential technological advancements, the Student Government Association hosted its bi-weekly meeting in the Clark Student Center Comanche Suite on Feb. 20. Ace Elliot, student govern...

Housing and world languages to move offices

Housing and world languages to move offices

Tyler Manning

February 20, 2018

With plans of renovations, a new language lab, more inclusion and the possibility of culture-based cooking classes, these soon-to-be realities for faculty members of the Office of Housing and Office of World Languages and Cultures are accompanied by the preparations to move on-campus locations. The Office of Housi...

Residence halls affected by water outage

Chloe Phillips

November 30, 2017

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

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...

Students weigh convenience and freedom when deciding where to live

Students weigh convenience and freedom when deciding where to live

Zoie Flores

May 11, 2017

Moving away from home and onto a college campus for the first time can be a nerve-racking experience. Students get a newfound freedom and are faced with many decisions to make. Being able to decide where to live on campus is a tough one. There are four residence halls on campus and three apartment...

Glo run organizers deem event a success

Vincent Lusk

February 22, 2017

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...

RHA hopes to make change on campus

RHA hopes to make change on campus

The Wichitan

January 18, 2017

If you’ve been on campus for a while now and you hear “Residence Hall Association” and immediately think, ‘What the heck is that?’, you’re not alone. If you’re new to campus and you hear “Residence Hall Association” and think, ‘What the heck is that?’ — well, I’m so glad you asked!Pri...

New police, housing directors take part in meet and greet

Reginald Johnson II

March 8, 2016

Newly appointed Chief of Police Patrick Coggins and Director of Residence Life and Housing Kristi Schulte were the focal points of the meet and greet on March 9 in Comanche Suites.“It’s been a busy month, I’ve spent a lot of time looking at protocol and process in the department,” Coggins said.Schu...

Students say ‘adios’ to HHM

Students say ‘adios’ to HHM

Katrina Prehoda

October 28, 2015

Hispanic Heritage Month, also called HHM, concluded on Oct. 15. There were 12 events held on and off campus to celebrate the month. 1. The film Peril and Promise was held at the Wichita Falls public library at 6 p.m. on Sept. 15. This film was the sixth episode of the PBS series about Latino-America...

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