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Western student fights blazes over summer break

By Mariam Hess Imagine you are working a summer job as a college student. What are you doing? Retail work? Food service? Then imagine that you are working for the Horton Bureau of Indian Affairs, being paid by the federal government to fight fires in Wyoming and New Mexico. That’s how Missouri Western student Isaac Whitman spent the summer of... Read More

Court of Appeals Comes to Campus

The Western District Court of Appeals visited Missouri Western for the 20th consecutive year last Tuesday, Oct. 4, to give students a first-hand look at the judicial system. Judges Alok Ahuja, Anthony Rex Gabbert and James E. Welsh were the Western District Court of Appeals justices who presided over the hearings. The judges also answered questions from the students and... Read More

SGA Farewell

Fellow Griffons, We hope your semester is going well!  My name is Alec Guy, and I am the Student Government Association (SGA) President until April 19.  I am a senior majoring in political science and economics.  I have really enjoyed my time at MWSU for many reasons but mostly because of working with, learning with, and getting to know all... Read More

The Benefit of Education: Western’s employee tuition reduction program

By Alicia Otto To say that academia is important in Sybil Hillyard’s family is an understatement. Hillyard’s father has two degrees from Missouri Western State University. Her mother has two master’s degrees and is a full-time instructor at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona. Her sister has a degree in mechanical engineering. Instead of being intimidated by all that parchment,... Read More