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Diwali festival lights up campus

November 18, 2015 No Comments

Mika Cummins

Something as simple as lighting a paper lantern could be exactly what Missouri Western students needed to unite them. On Tuesday, Nov. 17, Missouri Western students had the unique experience of celebrating Diwali, thanks to International Student Services and several international students from India. Diwali is a spiritual celebration in India. It signifies the victory of […]

‘Words cannot describe;’ former royalty crowns new generation

‘Words cannot describe;’ former royalty crowns new generation

October 16, 2015 No Comments

Brent Rosenauer

It’s the thing that young girls dream to be and what young boys pretend to be— royalty. Western crowned King Connor Samenus and Queen Ljubica Basic as the 2015-2016 Homecoming Royalty Friday during the football pep rally. “Words cannot describe how I feel right now,” King Samenus said, moments after being crowned. “I was among […]

WTF host demonstration for gender equality

WTF host demonstration for gender equality

October 15, 2015 No Comments

Austin Bauer

While some campuses in Missouri, such as Mizzou, were having conversations about race during their Homecoming week celebrations, Western was having its own conversation on women’s equality. On Wednesday, the student group Women of the Future (WTF) held a demonstration outside of Blum Union from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Students gathered in a line […]

‘The godfather of Missouri Western athletics’

‘The godfather of Missouri Western athletics’

October 13, 2015 No Comments

Jon Dykstra

[caption id="attachment_25575" align="alignnone" width="300"] Charlie Burri and his wife Patti attend Missouri Western’s home football game against Fort Hays State at Spratt Stadium. Zack Papennberg | Photo Editor[/caption] Respect. There is an old phrase that ‘respect is not given, respect is earned.’ Few people have earned the type of respect among their peers at Missouri […]

Cabaret coming to Western

October 11, 2015 No Comments

Jessica Kopp

“Germany” and “entertaining” are two words that people normally don’t associate with each other. The musical “Cabaret” successfully combines both. “Cabaret” is set in 1930s Germany and centers around people living in the pre-Nazi era in Berlin; specifically, the relationships of two couples as they deal with the pressures of political change. Missouri Western’s production […]

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