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“Hide-and-Seek with help” — Are online classes a benefit or a burden?

January 6, 2014 Comments

Brian Duskey

Chances are, if you’ve been at Western long enough, you’ve taken at least once online class. A lot of students may think it will be easier, going in, because an online class usually means that you don’t have to go to an actual class or listen to any ongoing lectures for two or three days […]

Fall Choral Concert

December 9, 2013 Comments

Jason Ruckman

This past Wednesday Missouri Western held its Fall Choral Concert in Fulkerson Center. The concert consisted of 57 personnel who performed in front a packed house; so full in fact that several more benches were brought in for additional seating. Ara Ju, an adjunct faculty member here at Missouri Western, who played the piano for […]

November 12, 2013 Comments

Jason Ruckman

This past week Missouri Western hosted The Tunnel of Oppression, encapsulating the trials and hardships from racism to the mistreated disabled. The Tunnel of Oppression, virtually a tunnel constructed in Blum, began with the first category one would think of when oppression is the topic: Racism. Upon entering, every derogatory word for any minority group […]

Hitting the right notes

November 11, 2013 Comments

Daniel Cobb

If you’ve gone to a musical here at Missouri Western or have been to an event featuring a singer, there’s a chance that you know about Adrienne Collins. Collins is a music major with an emphasis on vocal performance here at Missouri Western, and she has been heavily involved with many events on and off […]

Is Western really a dry campus?

Is Western really a dry campus?

November 8, 2013 Comments

Brian Duskey

When moving away from home and into college, almost every student hears the phrase “now don’t drink too much.” In this current time, one third of universities around the country are what are labeled as “dry campuses,” basically disallowing any consumption or possession of alcohol on their respective college campuses. This policy has been and […]

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