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Griffons fight blood shortage

After a winter that saw several cancellations of blood drives and seasonal dips in donations, Missouri Western hosted two blood drives to help address an emergency blood shortage. On Monday, Feb. 13, the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Club hosted a blood drive in Remington Hall through the Community Blood Center, which raised raised 39 units of blood from 47 attendees... Read More

New policy allows students to change preferred name

Starting this spring, a Missouri Western revised a policy in order to allow students to switch to their preferred first name on several university records, joining 159 other colleges and universities in adopting this policy. This change is designed to help the school be more inclusive to all students in order to make them feel more comfortable and to improve their... Read More

New Spaces for New Mothers: Western installs lactation rooms

In Missouri, new mothers are protected under law to be able to breastfeed their child(ren) in public spaces with discretion, but despite legal protection, it can often be difficult or embarrassing for new mother to feed their children while attending classes. Missouri Western has recently designated a series of lactation rooms throughout campus to make new parents more comfortable while... Read More

What’s in a Name?

Due to budget cuts to higher education, many universities may now find it difficult to continue expanding campus structure and programs. To combat the decreased amount of state allocations, Western will kick-off the ‘What’s in a Name?’ campaign this month. The goal of the new campaign is to inform the community of university naming opportunities and raise external funds. Vice... Read More