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Students and Faculty March for Their Lives

Around three hundred students, professors, parents and concerned citizens marched along the North Belt Highway with various viewpoints on gun regulation and gun violence, but despite these differences they all shared one goal: protecting students. On March 24, people met at the Ryan’s parking lot to participate in the national March for Our Lives protest. March for Our Lives started... Read More

Western presents Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month and its purpose is to empower women of the future. At Missouri Western, for the entire month of March, Dr. Melinda Kovács is helping lead events that are bringing awareness to the importance of women empowerment. Not only is Kovács involved with discussions at the March events, but Western students are getting involved as well.... Read More

Uncontested SGA election sees low voter turnout

The 2018-19 Student Government Association President and Vice President were chosen prior to spring break in an election that featured a voter turnout of 42. Austen Hall will enter his first term as president while Reece Christensen will return as vice president. Christensen said that his return will allow Hall and himself to continue the work that was done by... Read More

Low Western computer fees not so efficient

Missouri Western’s low computer lab fees has caused some to question whether students are being given the tools needed for their education. With the advancement of technology, perhaps a budget change could be in store to effusively help students’ academic success. College campuses across the country typically have set a $10 dollar per credit fee for their students while the price... Read More

Griffon Alert fails to reach everyone, student crashes driving to school

Missouri Western closed campus for three consecutive days for the first time since 2007. From Feb. 20-22, many students were ecstatic to wake up to campus being closed due to an ice storm. In order to close campus there is a specific process that involves collaboration between several departments. Vice President of Financial Planning and Administration Cale Fessler works with Risk... Read More