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Winter clothes to the Maxx

January 2, 2012 Comments

Jesse Bilderback

Western has been lucky to have unseasonably warm weather this fall, but unfortunately old man winter is right around the corner. It’s time to trade in those flip flops and shorts for snow boots and a warm winter coat. With cold, wet weather in the forecast, students need to dig out those warm clothes in […]

The Scariest Halloween

January 2, 2012 Comments

Jesse Bilderback

The days are getting shorter, the weather is getting colder and the leaves are starting to change colors.  All these things signal that Halloween is almost upon us.  It’s the time of year when values are laid to rest and the quest for ghoulish appetites and appalling horrors begin. Students at Western are doing all […]

Western student hopes to represent US in Olympics

January 2, 2012 Comments

Jesse Bilderback

Brianna Barnett braces herself in front of the barbell for the clean and jerk. She bends over and wraps her fingers around the bar, still in the mindset that she is going to thrust the 94 kg (206.8 pound) barbell over her head. She whips the weight up with her elbows out. Barnett puts one foot […]

The United comes back to its roots

January 2, 2012 Comments

Jennifer Griffin

One of St. Joseph’s historic buildings is preparing to do what it was originally built for. The United Department store building that sits on the corner of Sixth and Felix will once more have clothing racks on its marble floor starting Tuesday, April 5, 2011. Darin Smith is leasing the main floor of the building […]

Estes Honored with Emeritus Status

January 2, 2012 Comments

Aly Rinehart

Jim Estes, professor of Art at Western, retired last year. Estes received his B.S. in Art in 1969, his M.A. in 1971 and his M.F.A. in 1978. Since 1972, he has contributed to Western through teaching as well as donations. By unanimous decision of the Art board this past fall, he will receive the honorary […]

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