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Student wins on Wheel of Fortune

Western junior Jordan Alford won $3,000 and an all-inclusive trip to Disney World on a recently aired episode of Wheel of Fortune. Alford and her grandmother, Yolanda Irvine, traveled to Disney World after being selected to appear on Wheel of Fortune’s very first Grandparents week. They  were placed at Disney’s all-inclusive resort for four days during the filming of the... Read More

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

Jerry Page: The man behind the suit

Put yourself in his dress shoes. Jerry Edward Page wears a boldly colored suit to his classes at Missouri Western every day, usually paired with a durag. His suits require special care, which could mean anything from a simple brushing or taking them to a dry cleaners. Wearing only suits is dedication in and of itself, but putting into account... Read More

Who is the Pump-king of the spices?

Fall has officially arrived and it is now 100 percent Pumpkin Spice Latte season. We at the Griffon News care about your taste buds and have thus determined which Pumpkin Spice Latte off campus is the best bang for your buck. Five people anonymously tasted four different Pumpkin Spice Lattes to determine which is the best. Three coffee chains and... Read More