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Ludacris to headline Spring Concert

Ludacris to headline Spring Concert

January 23, 2015 Comments

Brent Rosenauer

Three-time Grammy-winning rap artist Ludacris will be this year’s guest at Missouri Western’s Spring Concert. The Western Activities Council made the announcement Friday, Jan. 23, at Western’s Centennial Ball. The announcement was met with a round of ecstatic applause from the audience. Individual responses centered around anticipation and excitement. “I feel really excited. Im glad we got […]

Missouri Western receives record-breaking $10 million donation

Missouri Western receives record-breaking $10 million donation

January 17, 2015 Comments

Brendan Welch

On Saturday, Jan. 17, Western announced that three major gifts, including a $10 million donation by an anonymous alumnus, have been given to the university for its centennial. The announcement was made at the Centennial Kickoff, in front of a large group of faculty, staff, students and alumni. After a banquette in the Remington atrium, […]

Vandalism concerns students

Vandalism concerns students

January 15, 2015 Comments

Brendan Welch

It was reported to university police on Saturday, Jan. 3, that multiple vehicles on campus had been vandalized with racist messages. An estimated five cars on campus, and an unknown number off campus, were painted with what the university is calling “hateful words and symbols,” which consisted of swastikas and the letters “KKK.” Risk Manager […]

Early deficit leads to top five loss

Early deficit leads to top five loss

January 15, 2015 Comments

Michael Penn

After suffering a heartbreaking one-point loss to No. 1 Emporia State University, Western again fell short against No. 5 Pittsburg State University Gorillas, losing 81-71. The loss dropped the Griffons to a five game losing streak, while the Gorillas win gave them an eight game win streak. The game remained close midway through the first […]

Seniors lead team towards conference win

Seniors lead team towards conference win

January 15, 2015 Comments

Michael Penn

The Griffons are back on the road to play the Southwest Baptist University Bearcats after a three game home stand, which included a 61-63 buzzer beater loss to Pittsburg State University. Although Southwest Baptist is one spot ahead of Western in the MIAA standings, both teams have .500 records at 8-8 and 7-7 respectively. Head […]

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