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Western Student Attends National Prayer Breakfast in D.C.

Paul Granberry III is the first Western student to have the honor of attending the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington D.C. The National Prayer Breakfast, an annual event started in 1953 by Abraham Vereide, is a series of meetings, luncheons and dinners attended by around 3,000 people from nearly 140 countries. State senators and representatives, doctors, lawyers and community leaders,... Read More

Missouri Western hosts annual Honor Choir

On Monday, Missouri Western hosted 230 choir students from area high schools and middle schools in its annual High School and Middle School Honor Choir. Performers at the Honor Choir were nominated by their directors and then spent several hours preparing material for a performance in the evening. Elise Hepworth, the director of choral studies at Missouri Western and the... Read More

Wizarding World loses some magic

Since 2011, fans of the “Harry Potter” series have been waiting for another film extension of the wizarding world created by author J.K. Rowling. This weekend, their wish finally came true with the release “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”, the first of a five-part spinoff series written by Rowling. Despite being set in the same world filled with... Read More

An International Affair

Oganya Agbaji rocked her ankrah, a fashionable Nigerian dress, as she educated International Fair-goers about her home country of Nigeria. A first semester sophomore student psychology major from North Nigeria, she came to America to get her education, and, according to her, the culture shock was not that bad. In fact, she’s spending Thanksgiving with one of her roommates. “And... Read More

Western welcomes journalist Noor Tagouri

Erotic pictures and provocative captions are the things that tend to come to mind when someone hears the brand Playboy, but in late September Noor Tagouri shattered the raunchy stereotype by being the first woman in the magazine’s history to wear a hijab. Photographed fully clothed and poised, Tagouri is a prominent American journalist, established speaker and an international advocate... Read More