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Bringing Cronkite to life

As you walk through the exhibits in the Cronkite Memorial on campus, you are practically strolling through the life of Walter Cronkite himself. Dr. Vartabedian, president of Missouri Western, and Bob Willenbrink, dean of the School of Fine Arts, are planning to bring a little more life to the exhibit. “What we are working on is the development of a... Read More

Guest Column: Library director outlines services

As Library Director, I was very pleased when Griffon News staff contacted me for information on e-books.  An article was subsequently published in the October 10, 2013 issue, page two.  Unfortunately, there were several serious misstatements which I would like to correct:   The article headline insinuates that e-books are new to MWSU.  While a large consortium collection of e-books... Read More

Pride is not a sin

This school has a serious problem with it’s school pride. Go to any other university. There is a mass amount of pride not only within the campus but surrounding the town as well. Obviously this school can’t compete with a lot of those universities because of the difference in size, but the pride in this school is just sad. This... Read More

Broken after the break

Ask any graduate what they miss about college. It’s not the partying or meeting new people. It’s the breaks. Breaks are pretty refreshing and stress relieving. However, they make going back to school pretty difficult. After our fall break, we only have a week of classes left before finals. When any of us come back from break, we are still... Read More