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Uncontested SGA election sees low voter turnout

The 2018-19 Student Government Association President and Vice President were chosen prior to spring break in an election that featured a voter turnout of 42. Austen Hall will enter his first term as president while Reece Christensen will return as vice president. Christensen said that his return will allow Hall and himself to continue the work that was done by... Read More

Low Western computer fees not so efficient

Missouri Western’s low computer lab fees has caused some to question whether students are being given the tools needed for their education. With the advancement of technology, perhaps a budget change could be in store to effusively help students’ academic success. College campuses across the country typically have set a $10 dollar per credit fee for their students while the price... Read More

International Cooking Class Hosts Its second event

Missouri Western’s International Student Services and Residence Hall Association sponsored the second annual International Cooking Class. Cooks, Isabelle Hannson and Maria Martens taught individuals how to make Swedish meatballs at the kitchen commons. Program Coordinator and student Charity Page has helped with the previous cooking class and believed that it’s not the numbers of attendees that matters but the experience.... Read More

International Student Services Hosts its first Tea and Talk

The International Student Services at Western hosted their first Tea and Talk on Feb 28th. The event consisted of tea and food and a discussion about relationships from other parts of the world. Assistant Director of ISS, Fumi Cheever discusses the meaning and importance of Tea and Talk. “People may have some questions about different culture or different customs or... Read More

Year Of The Dog: Chinese Spring Festival

The Chinese Spring Festival was packed full of traditional dancing, food and music that encouraged attendees to learn about Chinese culture.  On Mar. 6. in Blum Union the International Student Center put on the Chinese Spring Festival. The Chinese Spring Festival celebrated the Chinese New Year with a mix of education and fun activities.  Chinese Exchange Instructor Jin Peng performed... Read More