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Half-way home, volleyball continues to stun opponents

Half-way home, volleyball continues to stun opponents

October 9, 2014 Comments

Michael Penn

Midway through the season, Western has compiled a 13-3 overall record, a 7-1 conference record and is now building on a seven match win streak. The Griffons began the regular season with a loss to Central Missouri, but since then the team has only added to the win column. Western contributed to their win streak […]

Senator visits Western

Senator visits Western

October 8, 2014 Comments

Taylor Allen

Due to new legislation and changes to old understandings, one local politician has taken it upon herself to help educate Missouri college campuses regarding sexual violence. As part of her “Claire on Campus’ tour, U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill visited Missouri Western to speak to administrators, faculty members and students about sexual assault. She made her visit on […]

Western sees significant increase in retention

October 3, 2014 Comments

Brendan Welch

Missouri Western’s Fall census numbers show that the student body is not only growing, but is also returning for each semester in high numbers. The census data collected on Monday, Sept. 22 revealed a 3.5 percent increase in returning first-time, full-time students. The freshman-to-sophomore retention rate rose to 64 percent. Tyson Schank, director of admissions, […]

Tusk Review

Tusk Review

October 3, 2014 Comments

Mason Marshall

Usually, when someone makes a movie that combines comedy and horror, it’s a pretty weird movie. But, this movie was the weirdest I have ever seen. “Tusk” was made and directed by Kevin Smith, who was the genius behind “Jay and Silent Bob.” It started out as an ad that he saw. As a prank, […]

“Of Mice and Men” info sidebar

“Of Mice and Men” info sidebar

October 3, 2014 Comments

Andy Garrison

This week marks the opening for “Of Mice and Men” at Missouri Western. This epic play written by John Stienbeck about two migrant farm workers in America runs Oct. 3-5 and 9-11; the show will take place in Potter Hall Theatre at 7:30 p.m. There will also be a matinee that will begin at 2:00 […]

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