You are here

Freedom of the Press

Widely known free speech activist Mary Beth Tinker talked to Missouri Western students and faculty on Monday, Feb. 19 about the importance of free speech and understanding citizen’s own constitutional rights.  In 1969, Tinker and her brother John, along with three other students, wore black armbands around their arms to protest the Vietnam War. Their school administration said the students... Read More

Charles Drew Blood Drive aims to raise awareness

Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. Approximately 36,000 units of red blood cells are needed every day in the U.S. and nearly 21 million blood components are transfused each year in the U.S. The Center for Multicultural Education (CME) hosted their annual Charles Drew Blood drive in honor of Black History Month on Feb. 13 from 10... Read More

Signing day bolsters both football and soccer’s roster

The Missouri Western athletic department held their annual national signing convention on Feb. 7 at Spratt Memorial Stadium, where both the football and women’s soccer team announced a grand total of 53 new recruited athletes. Football added 38 new players to their roster, 31 being high school graduates and seven being transfer students. The total amount of new players is... Read More

Google Comes To Western

Communication and journalism majors, as well as members of the community, were given free Google Cardboard headsets and training on how to use 360 video. On Tuesday, Feb. 6 in Spratt Hall from 2 to 4 p.m. Digital Tools Trainer Daniel Petty, spoke to students on how to use the tools that Google has to offer. At this presentation students... Read More