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I like Banned Books and I cannot lie

The 19th Annual Reading of Challenged & Banned Books was held in Spratt Hall last Tuesday. The event took place during the American Library Association’s Banned Book Week and was open to the public. Some of the more current pieces chosen were “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee, read by Dr. Douglas Davenport; “Harry Potter” by J.K. Rowling, read... Read More

Students celebrate Chinese Mid-Autumn festival

Last Friday, Missouri Western students got to experience a little bit of a 1,500 year old tradition: the Mid-Autumn Festival. Chinese instructor Yiming Liu was excited to share the Chinese culture with students. “The purpose is to promote cultural exchange; I will show something unique about Chinese culture. I like to introduce these unique things to the audience,” Liu said.... Read More

Success is his revenge

Brian Banks was only sixteen when he had his life and dreams stolen from him by a false accusation. Now in his thirties, more than ten years later, he speaks about what he went through and how he overcame the justice system failing him. On Thursday, Sept. 17, Banks spoke at the “Standing in Your Truth” lecture series put together... Read More

Western introduces food bank for students

Missouri Western’s campus will be seeing a new addition in the form of a food bank this month. The food bank is located in Blum 214 and opened on Thursday, September 8. The official ribbon cutting ceremony will be held on Thursday, September 24, and anyone is welcome to come. The food bank will allow students to fill up two bags of... Read More