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Western student fights blazes over summer break

By Mariam Hess Imagine you are working a summer job as a college student. What are you doing? Retail work? Food service? Then imagine that you are working for the Horton Bureau of Indian Affairs, being paid by the federal government to fight fires in Wyoming and New Mexico. That’s how Missouri Western student Isaac Whitman spent the summer of... Read More

Trevor Brown named interim police chief

Missouri Western has appointed Corporal Trevor Brown to serve as interim Police Chief after the resignation of former Police Chief Yvonne Meyer. Brown has been affiliated with Western’s police department since 2000. “I was a Missouri Western student from 1997 to 2000, I went into the police academy, graduated from the police academy, started with the Missouri Western security department... Read More

Cross Country runs first NCAA Meet

On Saturday, Nov. 4, Western’s cross country team participated in their first NCAA Regional meet in Kearney, Nebraska where the women finished 14th and the men finished 24th. Kaitlyn Shoemaker, Kelsey Cox, Allison Goos, Megan Gillen, Claire Reedy, Alex Bautitsa, Christopher Dunn and Brock Myscofski either beat or made personal records at the event. Sophomore Christian Arbuthnot is a transfer... Read More

Accessible parking less accessible as construction temporarily moves spots

Accessible parking spots in front of Popplewell Hall will be cramped for a while until construction is finished. Construction is currently underway on the parking lot in front of Popplewell Hall to level the parking lot, widen the sidewalk from three feet to four feet, fix cracks and curb cracks, and adding a sidewalk towards the south section of the... Read More