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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

Political prodigy Rachel Gonzalez makes history

In high school, teenagers are supposed to focus on schoolwork, friends and part-time jobs. At the age of 17, Western student Rachel Gonzalez was focused on politics and the betterment of the United States of America by running as a delegate for presidential candidate Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential election. Gonzalez started out as a volunteer for the Clinton... Read More

Griffon Alert fails to reach everyone, student crashes driving to school

Missouri Western closed campus for three consecutive days for the first time since 2007. From Feb. 20-22, many students were ecstatic to wake up to campus being closed due to an ice storm. In order to close campus there is a specific process that involves collaboration between several departments. Vice President of Financial Planning and Administration Cale Fessler works with Risk... Read More