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My first year as a resident assistant

Courtney Gore
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...

Students call MSU home

Malorie Lang, kinesiology freshman, and Emily Lang, radiology freshman, help to set up the beds in their new room. “The university made the transition so smooth. I’m so excited to get moved in.” Malorie said.
Photo by Sarah Graves
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...

New housing staff expect to bring changes

Britny Spencer
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...

Living on campus gets students involved

May 3, 2017

Living on campus provides a great opportunity to make friends and get involved in activities throughout the semester. The university has events to attend that are right outside of the residence halls,...

RHA proposes budget for upcoming years

March 9, 2017

The Student Government Association meeting this week brought up issues and future plans regarding the Residence Hall Association on March 7. Rachael Miyahara, education sophomore and president of RHA,...

Life as the one of the first RAs in Legacy

Zach Davis
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...

Move-in ‘smooth’ for unfinished residence hall

Jordan Smith, criminal justice freshman, goes in to his room for the first time during Move-in for Legacy Hall at Midwestern State University, Aug. 20, 2016. Photo by Bradley Wilson
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...

Resident assistants help students avoid bad decisions

Resident assistants Kelsie Allen, sophomore in nursing, Ashley Minx, senior in social work, Mae Johnson, sophomore in nursing, Ashley Brown, senior in nursing, Kimberly Nowell, senior in education, and ­Rebecca Stogner, sociology junior, get together and prepare for the fall semester Aug. 16, 2013. File photo by Hanwool Lee.
April 1, 2015

For freshman it’s time to go off to college and, finally, to be away from the parents. However, being all alone with so much freedom can lead to problems. That's where resident assistants come in. With...

It pays to be a resident assistant

March 12, 2015

Applications for resident assistants, the students who help maintain a safe and friendly environment in the residence halls, are due this Friday, March 27, by 5 p.m. “Their room and meal plan will...

Housing staff gives new residents move-in help

Ashley Roberts, freshman in biology, packs her things with the help of her brother, Robinsion Roberts.
Photo By Yasmin Persaud
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,...

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