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Youth prevails; 13-, 9-year-old to star as Annie

December 17, 2012 Comments

Blair Stalder

Sometimes she forgets she is wearing her round, curly redheaded wig. “I’ll look out of the top of my eye, and I’m like ‘Oh, what’s this big fuzzy thing on my head?’” the eighth grader said jokingly. When searching for the perfect Annies for Missouri Western’s production of “Annie,” theatre and cinema professor and director […]

Who needs height when you have a big personality?

December 17, 2012 Comments

Christian Mengel

“It’s OK, I’m a midget” is a saying many cast members have heard while on the set of Missouri Western’s production of “Annie.” Ten-year-old Makayla and 8-year-old Bobbie Joe Tovey are small and embrace their height, but they are anything but small when it comes to being on stage. Bobbie Joe is a part of […]

Theatre: A Family Affair

December 17, 2012 Comments

Brian Duskey

“There is a Kellogg on stage at all times. We get the whole show.” Those words by Xan Kellog exemplify the Kellogg family’s involvement with Missouri Western’s upcoming production of “Annie.” Danny Kellogg holds down several roles, along with his son, Joseph, and his two daughters Xan and Annaka, the latter playing the title role. […]

Phi Sigma Kappa restores football cannon tradition

Phi Sigma Kappa restores football cannon tradition

December 7, 2012 Comments

Albert Shelby

If you are a Missouri Western football fan, you’ve probably have had to endure the loud blast that is shot from the cannon used at home football games. Considering that the football team has had some success this season, it’s hard to miss the loud crack countless times this year at Spratt Stadium. The installment […]

Dexter the service dog goes public

Dexter the service dog goes public

December 4, 2012 Comments

Michelle Cordonnier

[caption id="attachment_14165" align="alignnone" width="211"] Dexter, a full-blooded Chihuahua, is a licensed service dog for asthmatic children.[/caption] When thinking of service dogs, large breed dogs, like the German Shepherd, usually come to mind. Who would imagine that an under 10-pound Chihuahua would be trained and licensed as a service dog for asthmatic children? Missouri Western nursing […]

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