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Harambe wouldn’t like it

On May 28, 2016 the world shook with collective grief and screams of anguish were heard across the world. On that day, all people wept. Some call the events that transpired negligence, while others suspect a more sinister plot, but the one undeniable fact is that the entire world entered a state of mourning. What began as a typical day... Read More

Western implements new parking regulations

With a new year comes change and new responsibility; Western’s Police Department has implemented additional parking fees in order to counteract individuals that accumulate multiple parking tickets per semester, with changes taking effect in the Fall of 2016. Currently the ticket fee is $25 per parking violation. Once a student has accumulated over 10 parking tickets in a semester, a... Read More

Thomas Eagleton Indoor Pool opens to the public

After months of construction, Western students will start the semester with a splash after the ribbon cutting ceremony officially opened the newly remodeled swimming pool on Tuesday, Aug. 30. Over the summer the Looney Complex underwent approximately $600,000 in renovations; this includes a complete overhaul of the pool interior, remodeling of the locker rooms leading to the aquatic area and... Read More

Western’s Board of Governors kicks off the year with big renovations

Western’s Board of Governors hit the ground running with their first meeting of the 2016-2017 academic year, Thursday, Aug. 25 at 1:30 p.m. in Blum 220. Vice President of Student Services, Shana Meyer gave a brief update on campus renovations. Including the remodel of the Center for Student Involvement and International Student Services offices, as well as renovations to Potter... Read More

Farewell Dr. Rogers

After decades of instruction Western’s music department will say a final farewell to percussion instructor Dennis Rogers. Rogers came to Western in 1978, shortly after spending nine years teaching at the University of Missouri, Kansas City Conservatory. Although Dean of Fine Arts Robert Willenbrink was not at Western when Rogers was hired, he is grateful for the many years of... Read More