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Special teams fuels special win for football

Western football capped off their season in spectacular fashion this past week, defeating the Muleriders of Southern Arkansas by a score of 30-25 to win the 2018 Agent Barry Live United Bowl. The postseason bowl game was played in Texarkana, Arkansas, and is the Griffons’ first postseason berth since 2009. Senior kicker Tyler Basch was named MVP of the game... Read More

Theater department ends semester Short & Sweet

This past weekend, from Nov. 29 to Dec. 2, the Missouri Western theater department held its final performance of the fall semester tittle, “Short & Sweet”. “Short & Sweet” is a compilation of different short plays and short films that are directed by Western students and faculty. Junior Ben Smith spoke about what the performance  consist of and also about... Read More

SGA constitution is approved by student body

On Nov. 30, SGA adopted a new constitution by a student body vote that outlines powers for the judicial branch and clarifies previous language.   SGA President Austen Hall says that the focus of their edits was specifying the responsibilities and qualifications for judicial branch members.   “Basically we wanted to make sure that the judicial branch got their powers,”... Read More

Worry about climate change for once

The UN released a 700-page report just over a month ago explaining that the Earth is headed for devastating effects from climate change, including deadly flooding, extreme drought, food shortages, the death of coral reefs and more extreme weather events like increased hurricanes each year, unless a major and comprehensive plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is put into place... Read More

Missouri Western Celebrates Diwali

The Indian and Nepali international students helped bring India to Missouri Western on Nov. 8 with their annual celebration of Diwali. The celebration of the Hindu holiday took place in Blum 218/219 from 5:30 p.m. -8:30 p.m. The event offered students the opportunities to get to try authentic Indian food, watch dance performances to Bollywood and Hindi music as well... Read More