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Don’t Harsh Our Mellow

November 5, 2013 Comments

Jason Ruckman

The well-traveled and world-renowned photographers Deni and Will McIntyre visited Missouri Western this past week to photograph the new Walter Cronkite Memorial and give a presentation of their life’s work. The dynamic McIntyre couple has been on the photography scene for decades now, traveling to 78 countries on six continents. Together they have photographed iconic […]

Calling All Lovers

Calling All Lovers

October 25, 2013 Comments

Brian Duskey

Whether it is the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet or the glorification of Disney, romance is always on our minds. Obtaining that pure, unblemished relationship is deep within the hopes of any student enteringcollege. Finding love while in college can be quite beneficiary, in the aspect of helping partners prepare for dealing with a relationship while […]

Yossel The Dreamer

October 13, 2013 Comments

Jason Ruckman

Joseph Friedman, a St. Joseph native, Missouri Western Alumni, WWII veteran and Broadway actor, recently published his autobiography, “Yossel the Dreamer.” This year and distributed signed copies this past Friday during the Alumni Awards Banquet. Friedman has managed to encapsulate his life stories into a book that he says was 93 years in the making. […]

The Church of Literature

October 8, 2013 Comments

Jason Ruckman

As Missouri Western continues to grow, we take time to celebrate the people who have helped it come as far as it had. Bill Church, a professor in creative writing, has been with Western for 25 years and has seen a lot of changes along the way. “What hasn’t changed,” said Church, “We now have […]

A Smart Mixture of ‘Midsummer’ comedy

October 4, 2013 Comments

Daniel Cobb

A Midsummer Night’s Dream is one of Shakespeare’s most revered comedies.  It’s been done in nearly every time period in many different ways, yet Missouri Western’s production smartly mixes some modern comedy elements with a unique setting to give it new life. The first act of the play sets up the three groups whose stories […]

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