Good table manners will never go out of style. What happened to the kind of manners I grew up with? They have all but disappeared. I learned old fashioned table manners mostly at Granny’s table. She would react so quickly to a display of poor manners; you would wonder how you got to the living […]Continue Reading
St. Joseph Police officer Herrera was working an off-duty job at East Hills Mall on Jan. 29, 2009 when he arrested Western student Steven C. Jones for stealing from a shop in the mall. Upon searching Jones at the time of arrest, the officer discovered two baggies containing green plant material known to be marijuana, […]Continue Reading
Missouri Western is bracing for possible cuts in state appropriations that could amount to roughly $7.9 million. If the funding is cut by 25 percent, which is a possibility, the amount received from the state in fiscal year 2010 would drop from $25.5 million to $17.6 million.
The $25.5 million would have been the result of an 8.5 percent increase Western was anticipating from the current fiscal year’s appropriation of $23.5 million. The increase was proposed to be 5.5 percent as part of a three year increase totaling 15 percent and the additional three percent was recommended by the Coordinating Board of Higher Education to compensate for the equity factors involved in state funding.Continue Reading
Western could receive an additional three percent in appropriations next year from state funding. Western’s funding will increase 5.5 percent as part of a three year program; the additional 3 percent would be a result of a recommendation by the Coordinating Board of Higher Education (CBHE). The 8.5 percent increase would bring state appropriations for […]Continue Reading
If you sneezed at the event featuring Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Joe Biden, a dozen well-trained eyes sharply focused on you. Biden was well protected when he delivered his campaign speech to a crowd of approximately 1,200 people on Oct. 9, in the M.O. Looney Complex. Security was in full force as local law […]Continue Reading