Chats with Matt

By: Christian Sarna This week’s Chats with Matt discusses recent employment cuts, setting the record straight on Fall break and winning song association at the Western Voice. How can you justify new expenses when we are cutting student and full-time positions? During the last week of October, 14 university employees were let go. Another 21 […]

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Gold Fridays

By: Avery Corkins Beginning in August 2020, Missouri Western is implementing a new approach to course scheduling called Gold Fridays.  This initiative was introduced by President Matt Wilson to make Fridays more functional for students.  Most classes will be held from Monday to Thursday so that students can utilize any tools, work opportunities, study time, […]

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Change doesn’t come easy

By: Zoe Jones Thirty-five positions were eliminated from Oct. 30-Nov. 1 at Missouri Western, but out of the 35 positions, only 14 people were let go.  Over the last five years during former President Robert Vartabdeian’s term, the university had managed to lose a little bit more than $11 million. When President Matthew Wilson and […]

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