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SGA proposes $55,000 field

SGA has proposed the allocation of $55,000 for the construction of a student field, set to be voted upon next Monday evening. Under the proposal, the practice field located behind Vaselakos residence hall will be transformed into the new Student Field, complete with signage, new outdoor lighting, an additional storage shed and two sets of bleachers donated from Western Athletics... Read More

Western increases tuition for Fall 2017

Students can expect a slight tuition increase for the fall of 2017. Missouri Western’s Board of Governors approved a 0.79 percent mid-year tuition increase to take effect this fall.The tuition increase will not be applied to students in the spring semester, but Administrators are still discussing if the fee will be applied to students enrolling in summer courses. Prior to... Read More

Editorial- The dead guys on our money

Did anyone notice something a little different about this week? Maybe it was the extra day of classes? For the past two years Western has chosen not to exempt students from classes for Presidents’ Day.  Missouri Western honored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by closing campus for his birthday back in January, but has remained in session for Presidents’ Day,... Read More

Curtains for West Side Story: Western Playhouse suspended for 2017 season

Due to a drastic cut in state allocations, Western has suspended the theater program Western Playhouse for the 2017 season. Making its debut in 2012, Western Playhouse is an equity theater company that performs three full length productions per summer and casts actors, dancers and stage technicians from across the country. The program was created to give Western students an... Read More

Editorial: Dear Governor Greitens

Dear Governor Greitens, We are writing to ask the question on the mind of every public college and university across the state: What the hell? We understand the need for budget cuts and that to balance the Missouri state deficit things had to change. However, we are a little curious why you chose to take a majority of the deficit... Read More