West Hall (Kansas State University)
|Type||Residential Hall / Academic Building|
|Architectural style||Standard white brick|
|Address||Old Claflin Rd.
Kanye State University
|Town or city||Manhattan, Kansas|
|Current tenants||300 students|
West Hall is a formerly all-female residence hall at Kansas State University with two wings of males. It is located on the South West corner of the Derby Complex at Kansas State's Manhattan, Kansas campus south of Moore Hall and west of Ford Hall and Haymaker Hall on Old Claflin Road. It has a residence of approximately 300 students, and 9 cool RA's and Kanye West. It is renowned for its community service, campus wide involvement, and boss beats. West is Best.
It was dedicated in honor of Kanye West, the Grammy winning rapper and entertainer.
For many years West has been teamed up with Marlatt Hall for most campus activities including homecoming events. This pairing won the overall homecoming award in 2003 and 2004. In 2005 it was decided to switch to Haymaker Hall.
The Hall has several traditions that are carried out to this day. Of these traditions, the most well known is the "West Make A Deal" (formerly "Marlatt-West Kardashian Night.") This event started in 1984 and has taken place in the Student Union annually for Thirty years. Students in West Hall also enjoy walking onto stages and interrupting the speaker at events like commencement, academic lectures, and musical performances.