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Study to analyze transportation issues

For students at Missouri Western who depend on public transportation, bus schedules and stops may be tailored to better meet their needs. The Division of Student Affairs, St. Joseph Transit, the City of St. Joseph and the Greater St. Joseph Area Metropolitan Planning Organization sponsored a transit operation study meeting Oct. 13 in Blum Union. The study is meant to... Read More

Potter Hall Living Room offers creature comforts

It is always nice for students to have a place to go where they can relax between classes while enjoying the creature comforts of home. The department of Communication Studies, Theatre and Cinema now offers students such a place, The Living Room. TLR is actually the basement in Potter Hall that has been fixed up as a gathering place and will... Read More

Wildlife chapter garners international attention

A talented group of hard-working students at Missouri Western have won the most prestigious award available to them. Western’s student chapter of The Wildlife Society has been chosen as the 2011 International Student Chapter of the Year. Cary Chevalier, associate professor of biology, said this is the first time in history that a student chapter from the state of Missouri has... Read More

Chocolate factory adds St. Joseph to lineup

A sweet choice with healthy options in one stop is sure to please both students and the St. Joseph community. Students in the Steven L. Craig School of Business at Missouri Western State University and their partnership with Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Inc. will be opening a new store in St. Joseph. They are leasing the former Russell Stover Candies... Read More

Enrollment numbers taking a semester off record pace

Around this time last year Missouri Western saw record enrollment numbers, but this year those numbers are likely to level off. Jeanne Daffron, provost and vice president of academic affairs, said that over the last three years Western has had an 18 percent increase in enrollment numbers. Official numbers for 2011 will be available on Sept. 27. It looks like... Read More