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Student charged with counterfeiting released on bail

Student charged with counterfeiting released on bail

October 24, 2014 Comments

Katelyn Canon

     Missouri Western student Codi Burgess of St. Louis, Mo., was released on bail Friday, Oct. 24 from the Buchanan County jail.      Burgess was arrested on campus Wednesday, Oct. 22 in connection to counterfeit $20 bills that were circulating in St. Joseph. A freshman at Western,             […]

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, […]

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