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SGA Farewell

Fellow Griffons, We hope your semester is going well!  My name is Alec Guy, and I am the Student Government Association (SGA) President until April 19.  I am a senior majoring in political science and economics.  I have really enjoyed my time at MWSU for many reasons but mostly because of working with, learning with, and getting to know all... Read More

13 reasons why you should reach out

With all the craze around the new Netflix original series 13 Reasons Why, there’s been a heightened awareness about suicide rates among young people. But I haven’t watched the show yet for two reasons. One, it’s finals month (yes, I like to consider the entire month of April one giant never-ending strain of madness and sleep-deprived hell). The other reason... Read More

Red vs. Blue

It seems each day our country continues to become more and more divided. Liberal vs. conservative. Anti-trump vs. pro-trump. Should we deport illegal immigrants? Should we redefine our generally accepted views on gender? Taking a stance on being liberal or conservative is a great tool to help you understand which side of issues you tend to lean towards. And I... Read More

Editorial- The dead guys on our money

Did anyone notice something a little different about this week? Maybe it was the extra day of classes? For the past two years Western has chosen not to exempt students from classes for Presidents’ Day.  Missouri Western honored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by closing campus for his birthday back in January, but has remained in session for Presidents’ Day,... Read More