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Extreme Percussion Show Honors Retiring Professor

It was a farewell to remember Friday night at the opening performance of Missouri Western’s 14th annual Extreme Percussion Show. Dr. Dennis Rogers, the director of percussion studies, will be celebrating his retirement from Western this May after 37 years of teaching, 47 years total. On Friday, not only did guests get to enjoy an energetic performance of talented percussionists,... Read More

Single Stuffed Oreos vs. Double Stuffed

As I hurried through HyVee last Friday, I grabbed a package of Oreos without thinking twice before heading to the check out. Once I got home, the happiness surrounding this package of heaven was soon shattered when I realized I had grabbed the single stuffed Oreos instead of double stuffed. This would probably be disappointing for anyone, but the fact... Read More

Music at the Mansion Showcases Local Talents and Historic Landmark

One of St. Joseph's most prominent mansions was rockin' Saturday as hundreds of community members gathered at the historic Wythe-Tootle Mansion April 2 for the fourth annual Music at the Mansion. The event was sponsored by the St. Joseph Museums and the St. Joseph Music Foundation, with funds raised going to the Music Foundation. “Several years ago those involved in the... Read More

ISS Hosts Third Annual Ping Pong Tournament

If competitors at Saturday’s ping pong tournament were looking for soft serves, then they should have gone to Dairy Queen. From experienced players to national champions, the matches were intense. On Saturday, April 2, International Student Services partnered with Recreational Services, the Missouri Western Foundation and the Division of Student Affairs to host the Third Annual Dr. Krikor Partamian Ping... Read More

Review: Godspell

The cast of Missouri Western’s “Godspell” certainly “prepared ye a way for the Lord” during their rendition of the popular musical this past weekend. Friday night brought in a full house, and the cast failed to disappoint in this modern interpretation of a 2,000-year-old story. Originally released off Broadway in 1971, the musical is centered on the retelling of the... Read More