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Western goes Wild ‘N Out

On Wednesday, April 6, MTV2’s Wild ‘N Out came to Missouri Western and it got crazy. Nick Cannon and his crew performed different comedy acts and entertained the crowd with stories, jokes and lots of trash talk. With only 700 tickets available, students were lined up outside of Looney well before the doors opened at 6:30 p.m. It was a... Read More

“Godspell” expected to be a hit at Missouri Western

Missouri Western’s Department of Theatre, Cinema and Dance is getting ready for their newest production, “Godspell.” Directed by Tee Quillin, “Godspell” is fun production of music and dance. Cast members help Jesus, played by Thomas Delgado, tell different parables. With lots of storytelling techniques, plenty of comedy and fun games, the cast does a great job keeping the audience entertained throughout... Read More

Griffon tennis sets eyes on a new season

Western tennis will kick off the spring season in Red Oak, Iowa as they take on the Graceland University Yellowjackets. Western went 1-0 in the fall in non-tournament matches, with a narrow 5-4 victory over William Jewell. Head coach Shawn Becker says the team’s goals are set much higher for this spring. “Coming off the fall, I’m going to go... Read More

Diwali festival lights up campus

Something as simple as lighting a paper lantern could be exactly what Missouri Western students needed to unite them. On Tuesday, Nov. 17, Missouri Western students had the unique experience of celebrating Diwali, thanks to International Student Services and several international students from India. Diwali is a spiritual celebration in India. It signifies the victory of light over darkness, or good... Read More

The boat and the sailor: Relationship between Western, St. Joseph crucial to success

Nothing is more detrimental to the growth of a university than the town it’s located in. The importance of the relationship between Missouri Western and St. Joseph is what Dr. Mark Laney spoke about at this year’s Eggs & Issues. Laney is the president and CEO of Mosaic Life Care and has held the position since 2009. Himself and his... Read More