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Extreme Percussion Show Honors Retiring Professor

It was a farewell to remember Friday night at the opening performance of Missouri Western’s 14th annual Extreme Percussion Show. Dr. Dennis Rogers, the director of percussion studies, will be celebrating his retirement from Western this May after 37 years of teaching, 47 years total. On Friday, not only did guests get to enjoy an energetic performance of talented percussionists,... Read More

Brothers Osborne stay humble

Brothers Osborne have climbed the country charts the past few years with their hit singles “Rum” and “Stay a Little Longer,” landing them a worthy spot as opener for Maddie and Tae at the spring concert. John and TJ Osborne hail from the small fishing town of Deal, Maryland where they grew up singing and playing music. “We’ve just been... Read More

Talking about Ferguson

The events that happened in Ferguson, Missouri will never be forgotten by the country. Missouri Western held a political science forum entitled “Speaking of Ferguson” with Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch presenting as the speaker. McCulloch was the man who decided to take the Michael Brown/Darren Wilson case to a grand jury instead of having a trial. The local NAACP chapter... Read More

Maddie and Tae headline spring concert

Country duo Maddie and Tae are flying to the top of the charts with their debut album “Start Here,” which they performed at the Civic Arena on Saturday, April 16. Madison Marlow and Taylor Dye graced Missouri Western students and the St. Joseph community with a live concert, featuring their hit singles “Girl in a Country Song” and “Shut Up... Read More