Scanlon Hall fire

A small grease fire in Scanlon Hall caused an evacuation of all Scanlon residents on Tuesday, Nov. 18. Jacob Teasley, second year resident assistant in Scanlon Hall, was involved with the event. “There was a grease fire in the kitchen of the first floor guys’ wing,” Teasley said. “The students put water on it to […]

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Weddle named director of development

Kim Weddle is currently Missouri Western’s executive administrative assistant to the president. However, as of Jan. 5, her duties will be drastically changed, as she has been named director of development for Western. “When we began our search to fill this position, we described our ideal candidate as one with fundraising experience, a passion for […]

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Review: Mockingjay Part 1

“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1” picks up right where “Catching Fire” left off. The third installment of the series begins with Katniss Everdeen in the underground, secret living quarters of District 13, having nightmares about the Quarter Quell that shook up the nation of Panem–not to mention her sanity–forever. I mean, if going through one […]

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Getting the word out

Western’s Mochila Review literary magazine chapter is giving itself a voice in January in a unique way with a podcast called Mochila Chat. Mochila Review Editor Marianne Kunkel explains how she came up with the idea. “I got the idea to create something like Mochila Chat here at Western from my previous experience at the […]

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Movie Review: Mockingjay Part One

“If we burn, you burn with us,” Katniss Everdeen screams, sending a deeply personal message to President Snow as the Districts around the Capitol continue to be burned and ravaged after an uprising occurred following the 75th Annual Quarter Quell. For those who may not follow the series, Mockingjay Part One [the third Hunger Games […]

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