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175 B.o.B student tickets sold

While big-name B.o.B heads to St. Joseph for Missouri Western’s Spring Concert on Friday, April 25, ticket sales for the event are falling far short of the venue’s capacity. The concert will be held in St. Joseph’s Civic Arena, because Western’s campus does not have an adequate facility for a large-scale music event. The arena has a seating capacity of... Read More

City council candidates hammer out differences

The final debate between St. Joseph city council candidates on Thursday, March 27 proved the most aggressive of the series. The forum, held at Missouri Western, featured general election challengers from District I, District II and District V. Each district race is between a challenger and the district’s incumbent, and will be decided by voters on Tuesday, April 8. The... Read More

No tuition increase?

Missouri Western’s Board of Governors on Thursday outlined a plan to either freeze — or raise — undergraduate tuition next year, depending on the budget adopted by the Missouri General Assembly. In order to keep tuition rates the same as the current year, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon’s budget proposal, which would increase funding to Western by $534,000 and science, technology,... Read More

Walk-In Registration

Potential Griffons registered just under the wire at Thursday’s walk-in registration, held only four days prior to the first day of the spring 2014 semester. Tyson Schank, Western’s associate dean of enrollment management and director of admissions, said that 187 potential students came through the admission office’s doors on Thursday. However, this figure doesn’t guarantee that these potential students completed... Read More