Archive for Lifestyles

Ups and Downs of campus life

May 5, 2014 Comments

Krista Hague

Sophomore Sharlene Ackman started out just as any other freshman at Missouri Western.   Excited for her first year of college, she chose to live on campus and explore residential life. While living in Scanlon Hall, Ackman made lifelong friendships, but also had problems while living in the residence halls.   Some of the obstacles […]

I miss my IPhone

May 5, 2014 Comments

Andy Garrison

                  I have never been an Apple fan. I was born and raised in an era deeply steeped in PC, so I was probably the last person on earth to get an iPhone. Recently, with my Verizon account, due to upgrade, I decided to ditch my iPhone […]

The final countdown

May 5, 2014 Comments

Daniel Cobb

Well, it’s that time of the semester again. Grab your flash cards, study guides, laptops, and notebooks because finals week is here. Missouri Western students were asked how they felt about finals week, and what they are doing to prepare for it. Sydnie Holzfaster, a freshman and biology major, was asked her thoughts on this […]

Imbiri’s journey

May 5, 2014 Comments

Daniel Cobb

By Krista Hague Gilbrethson Imbiri, also known as Gilbert, traded in the 70 degree-days and tropical islands for Missouri’s hot summers and cold winters to work on a better education for himself. Originally from Papua, Indonesia, at age 14 Imbiri made the decision to study abroad. While competing with over a thousand students, Imbiri took […]

The journey to America

May 5, 2014 Comments

Daniel Cobb

By Taylor Enyeart Over 4,000 miles separate the country of Brazil and the city of St. Joseph, Mo., but that didn’t stop a group of eight students from pursuing an American education at Missouri Western. These eight students didn’t know each other before they began their journey together, but have traveled north and have gotten […]

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