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A Polar Preview

January 2, 2012 Comments

Aly Rinehart

Which fundraiser has snow and swimsuits at the same time? You guessed it! It’s St. Joseph’s annual Polar Plunge! This fun and frigid event is hosted by Missouri law enforcement to benefit the Special Olympics. This year it’s sponsored by the Maryville Treatment Center, the Buchanan County Sheriff’s Department, and our own St. Joseph Police […]

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 […]

Q & A: Keisha Caldwell

January 2, 2012 Comments

Ellis Cross

Black Leader of the Week, Keisha Caldwell The President of WAC, Keisha Caldwell, is not only involved in WAC but also plays a role as a program assistant in the Center for Multicultural Education. This places her in a unique position to represent students in both organizations. “I know what my constituents want and I […]

Black History Keisha Caldwell

January 2, 2012 Comments

Ellis Cross

What attracted you to this line of work? I went to Center for Multicultural Education programs beforehand and I really liked the types of programs they provide to students regarding diversity, so this definitely grabbed my into being in the office and coming up here and talking to whoever was here. Which black leader would […]

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