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BHM Monterio Seewood

BHM Monterio Seewood

February 24, 2013 Comments

Jason Ruckman

Black History Month is known for paying tribute to those who have affected our lives in the past, but we must also recognize those, such as student senator Monterio Seewood, who play a role in our lives now and in the future. Seewood, a member of the student senate, became a senator at Missouri Western […]

Western Theater presents Private Lives and God of Carnage to

February 20, 2013 Comments

Jourdan Ryan

Four couples. Two plays. One director. For two weekends in a row, Western’s Theatre Department will be putting on two productions. In Private Lives, divorced exes Elyot and Amanda end up rekindling their romance while honeymooning with their current spouses, which makes for an awkward and humorous situation. God of Carnage is about two sets […]

How to: Eat healthy on campus

February 18, 2013 Comments

Jourdan Ryan

When you’re hanging out in your dorm room and you suddenly get hungry, where do you go? There’s the cafeteria, Einstein’s Brothers Bagels, or Quizno’s Subs. But how do you resist a mouth-watering everything bagel with extra cream cheese or an ice cream cone at the cafeteria when you’re trying to change your eating habits? […]

Western student Shelby Bratton lives each day to the fullest

Western student Shelby Bratton lives each day to the fullest

February 17, 2013 Comments

JQ Dever

When it comes to free time, Shelby Bratton doesn’t have a lot of it. She juggles her time between nursing courses, studying, and leading her sorority, Delta Sigma Theta. Shelby Bratton is president of the sorority, and with that presidency, comes a lot of responsibility. On top of her sorority involvement, Bratton is also one […]

How to: Do Valentine’s Day on a budget

February 13, 2013 Comments

Jourdan Ryan

When the middle of February rolls around, it’s hard to walk through a store without seeing red, heart-shaped balloons, teddy bears holding candy hearts between their furry paws and boxes of caramel-filled chocolates. Let’s say that you don’t have the cash to drop on a dozen roses, or a romantic trip to a tropical location, […]