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SGA drops Collegiate Readership Program, saves $21,000

Over the summer, the executive board of the Student Government Association voted to end the Collegiate Readership Program by dropping USA Today from newsstands on campus. The decision allowed roughly $21,000 to be used for other SGA sponsored programs. The program was put on through Gannett Publishing, a part of USA Today, and is used on campuses nationwide to provide... Read More

Western Playhouse

  Missouri Western’s summer theater production company, Western Playhouse, has operated at a financial loss every year since it came into existence in 2012. According to the “Western Playhouse Revenues and Expenses” report, the program continues by being heavily funded by Western Institute, which has contributed $238,782.58 overall over the course of Western Playhouse’s life. The professional play program has had... Read More

Ludacris, Vine entertain at Civic Arena

Rap artist Ludacris performed at the Civic Arena in St. Joseph with Bryce Vine at the 2015 WAC Spring Concert on Saturday, April 11. Ludacris is a three-time grammy-winning artist who released his latest album “Ludaversal” last month and was on the dais for “The Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber” on March 30.  He also starred in the recent blockbuster... Read More


After talking with campuses, survivors, law enforcement and advocates, Senator Claire McCaskill announced changes and improvements that are being made to the Campus Accountability and Safety Act. On Monday, March 9, McCaskill held a press conference in order to discuss the provisions being made to the act. The changes add new campus resources and support services for student survivors, requirements for... Read More