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The United comes back to its roots

One of St. Joseph’s historic buildings is preparing to do what it was originally built for. The United Department store building that sits on the corner of Sixth and Felix will once more have clothing racks on its marble floor starting Tuesday, April 5, 2011. Darin Smith is leasing the main floor of the building to open Way2Kewl & Trendy.... Read More

Rocking to go green.

Missouri Western State University was rocking Earth Day in a day early at Blum student Union with Earthstock 2011. Students in Free Enterprise held the Earthstock function, as way to get the community involved with recycling and sustainability April 18. The Western Activities Council and the Student Government Association also provided funding for Earthstock. The students in SIFE decided this... Read More

Fuel Prices Causing Pain in Pocketbooks

Fuel prices at the pump are on the rise with no real end in sight. Fuel is costing the St. Joseph area around $3.65 a gallon. Oil prices are the highest they have been since 2008 according to the U.S. Energy Information Association. Fuel doesn’t just affect people at the pump. Dr. Patrick H. McMurry, a Professor at Missouri Western... Read More

Get moving students

Where have all the student gone? With 6000 students enrolled in Missouri Western there should be record attendance at campus events. The spring concert only had 783 students in attendance. Murals for minds had around 100 people in attendance and not all of those where MWSU students. As I go to different events on campus I relies we students have... Read More

Umarried couples and same sex couples have rights spelled out

Legally speaking, it’s tough to know exactly what your rights are, but this is especially true for unmarried couples and same sex unions. The Department of Criminal Justice and Legal Studies, the Legal Studies Association and Missouri Western State University Pride Alliance tried to answer several of these questions Tuesday, March 29 in a seminar for couples rights, held in... Read More