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GriffsGiveBack to help Hurricane Victims

In a matter of days, the volunteering program on campus, GriffsGiveBack, collected 1,035 items, including bottled water, toiletries, non-perishable food items and pet supplies meant for Hurricane Harvey relief. GriffsGiveBack Director Courtney Kipping said the organization was approached by several student organizations about how to help out after the recent hurricane hit Texas. “A lot of student organizations reached out... Read More

GriffsGiveBack gets SGA support

A new volunteering program is getting its start under SGA. GriffsGiveBack is a program on campus meant to help connect students with volunteer opportunities and has been in existence for about a month and a half now. On Monday night, SGA voted to fund the fledgling organization through next semester and make its director a member of SGA staff. The... Read More

Trump wins

After a long night and an even longer election cycle, Donald Trump won the race for president. The election dragged on past midnight and into the early morning. before Trump was named the winner. Much of the election night hinged on the results of a number of key swing states like Arizona, Minnesota and New Hampshire among others which came... Read More

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