The Commons takes a new role in the 40s

Published in the Alumni Magazine of spring 1943, Muhlenberg's campus is seen gearing up for the arrival of nearly 500 Navy soldiers to be stationed in the summer. The center of these accommodations was The Commons, as the residential halls only needed bunk beds to accommodate the additional personnel. Two wings were added to The [...]

Student Media Sanctuary

Walson Hall now houses student media on campus, including the TV station (MBC) and radio station (WMUH).

Meet the Researcher

Hello, my name is Benjamin Applegate, and I am currently a Sophomore in the Documentary Research course. Over the course of this semester, I will be researching and reporting on the history of the building on campus known as Walson Hall (previously known as The Commons). This building has undergone many changes in its lifetime [...]

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