The Wichitan

Campus needs to be more than ADA compliant

April 11, 2019


Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

According to the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title III prohibits places of business and public areas from discriminating against people with disabilities. Because of this law, accessible routes are mandatory in and outside any building for individuals with a physical disability. While the university...

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...

Housing set to make Sunwatcher a lifelong learning center

Taylor Robinson

February 27, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Starting fall 2018, Sunwatcher Building 8 will be a new lifelong learning center, adding to the other two centers in Legacy and McCullough-Trigg halls. The lifelong learning center is aimed to make students' experiences in the classroom rewarding. Students who participate in the learning community...

The social tolls of moving from dorms to apartments

brittni vilandre

January 16, 2018


Filed under Campus

A new semester brings a new lifestyle to students who make their first move from dorm rooms to apartments. Some students find the transition to be just what they needed while others feel as if they "jumped the gun." Dental Hygiene sophomore, Courtney Hoover said she enjoyed the transition into her...

Residence halls affected by water outage

Chloe Phillips

November 30, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

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...

It’s time for housing upgrades

The Wichitan

March 28, 2017


Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

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...

Campus housing furniture in bad condition

Campus housing furniture in bad condition

Zoie Flores

February 27, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

On-campus apartments and residence halls come furnished and ready to go for students to move in at the start of a new semester — but the furniture and appliances will become damaged or worn out throughout years of use by thousands of students. “I’ve been here for about a year and one of the ...

Students cram together for final debate

Students cram together for final debate

Caleb Sneath

October 27, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

As the third and final debate raged on, students packed together in the Sunwatcher Clubhouse to see the two presidential candidates' performance. Students crowded around the television, taking all of the seats and forcing some students to stand.“It went better than the first debates went in my opinion...

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