The Wichitan

Journal of a student stuck in quarantine

made bed
November 11, 2020

Quarantine Day 4, 10: 50 p.m. (11/2/20) My roommates came in contact with a good friend and teammate who tested positive for COVID-19. I live in the Sunwatcher apartments, so we just share a kitchen...

Would a Gate at Sunwatcher Village benefit us?

October 2, 2019

As a resident that lives in Sunwatcher Village, I sometimes find it difficult to find a parking space in the lot that is built into the apartment complexes. You might be wondering why. The answer is simple;...

Campus needs to be more than ADA compliant

April 11, 2019

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...

Living on campus helps students transition into college

doing laundry
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...

Housing set to make Sunwatcher a lifelong learning center

February 27, 2018

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...

The social tolls of moving from dorms to apartments

January 16, 2018

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...

Residence halls affected by water outage

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,...

It’s time for housing upgrades

March 28, 2017

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...

Campus housing furniture in bad condition

Carlie Hughes, psychology junior, shows blemishes on her couch in her Sunwatcher Village apartment room on March 2. Photo by Arianna Davis
February 27, 2017

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...

Students cram together for final debate

Robert Carper, radiology freshman
October 27, 2016

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...

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