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Alpha Phi Alpha returns to campus

The Greek community at Missouri Western got a little bit bigger as a returning fraternity was approved by SGA on Monday night. The Sigma Kappa Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha, a social African-American fraternity, was unanimously approved to become a Recognized Student Organization (RSO) by SGA at their Monday meeting. SGA Senator and Vice President of the Sigma Kappa Chapter... Read More

The ballot, explained

While there’s been a major focus on the presidential election this year, it’s important to keep in mind that there are other races to be decided on Election Day that hit a little closer to home. Besides the president, Missourians get the chance to vote for candidates running for an array of statewide offices. To the right is a list... Read More

Students sit out national anthem during Homecoming game

Just weeks after two Mystics took a knee at a MWSU football game during the national anthem, several more students joined in on the protest at the Homecoming football game. Four or five students in the stands sat during the national anthem at the beginning of Missouri Western’s Homecoming game against Pittsburg State. Two Mystics on the field also took... Read More

Senate now all filled up

After weeks of vacancies, all the seats on SGA senate are now finally filled. On Monday, Oct. 10, SGA introduced and passed individual pieces of legislation to bring on board six new SGA senators, bringing Senate membership to 20. The new senators are: Reece Christensen, Engoma Fataki, Kyle Fuson, Nicklaus Hanlan, Calan Hensley and Britane Hubbard. Each senate membership was... Read More

SGA proposes supporting student speech

Citing the recent events involving two members of the Mystics being reprimanded for taking a knee during the national anthem, a resolution of support for students’ rights was introduced at Monday’s SGA meeting. Senate Resolution FY17-28 entitled “Support First Amendment Rights” signifies that SGA “stands behind the rights of Missouri Western students to freely express themselves in accordance with the... Read More