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Co-Lifestyles editor with the Griffon News. News Editor starting Spring of 2018.

Millions have been cut from higher education

Governor Eric Greitens’ proposed higher education budget cut of over $86 million would result in an estimated $2.2 million reduction for Missouri Western, but this isn’t new information.  Higher education has always been used as a discretionary fund. Higher education has faced significant cuts in its budget since the attack in New York City on Sep. 11., in 2001, after... Read More

Western has no plans to update training program in light of Florida shootings

Missouri Western has no mandatory active shooter training for attending students and doesn’t have plans to update active shooter training due to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas school shooting. Western does hope to increase the frequency of the training, however. The training consists of active shooter videos available on the Western Police Department website, a PDF explaining how students should act... Read More

New award for male and female student-athletes

Missouri Western is taking a S.t.E.P in the right direction by giving back to student athletes. Western and St. Joseph area student athletes can now be nominated by faculty and staff for the Student-athlete Excellence Program award. Each month one male and one female athlete will be nominated for the award. The StEP award will be presented to each athlete... Read More

Super Science Saturday

As a kid, Saturday mornings are best spent sleeping in or 5 inches away from the television with a larger than normal bowl of cereal.  But not on Super Science Saturday. The annual event is held in conjunction with the St. Joseph Muesmens and MWSU.   Saturday morning at MWSU looked as though it might have been a Saturday afternoon... Read More