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‘Zombieland’ in Griffon country

‘Zombieland’ in Griffon country

November 2, 2011 Comments

Christian Mengel

One thing that spreads faster than a zombie apocalypse is the game itself. “Humans vs. Zombies” is infecting campuses everywhere. [caption id="attachment_7299" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Sarah Noe, grasping a nerf gun, goes back to back with another Zombie hunter to protect themselves from the infection."][/caption] Thanks to the Western Activities Council, HvZ is officially legit at […]

Ashley pushes students with inspiration, ‘batty’ attitude

Ashley pushes students with inspiration, ‘batty’ attitude

November 2, 2011 Comments

Christian Mengel

Dr. David Ashley, a Missouri Western biology professor, has a quote from one of his past college professors, Francis C. Rabalais, taped up in his office: “The biggest burden of all is potential.” [caption id=”attachment_7294″ align=”alignleft” width=”150″ caption=”Dr. David Ashley has been teaching for 32 years and for 28 years at Missouri Western. He desires […]

DUI speaker relives bad times to benefit students

DUI speaker relives bad times to benefit students

November 1, 2011 Comments

Blair Stalder

David Sterner relived the worst time of his life when he showed his presentation “DUI: A Powerful Lesson” on Tuesday, Nov. 1 in the Fulkerson Center. Tau Kappa Epsilon and the Black Student Union teamed up to invite Sterner to Missouri Western to tell his story. Sterner may have a DUI on his record, but this fact […]

Homecoming routine is Over

Homecoming routine is Over

October 20, 2011 Comments

Christian Mengel

The same old homecoming events are done for. Missouri Western is finally stepping out of the old norm. Every event this year will be completely new and different from previous years. No longer will people be saying, “Oh, this is homecoming week?” [caption id=”attachment_6924″ align=”alignleft” width=”150″ caption=”Western cheerleaders Ashley Stegall, Kerri Jewell and Jake Cunning […]

One Cadet at a time: ROTC prepares for combat

One Cadet at a time: ROTC prepares for combat

October 20, 2011 Comments

Christian Mengel

It’s tough for us to imagine the feeling of being put in charge of a group of people’s actual lives, and knowing if they died it would be on our watch. The military is a scary thing to think about when you imagine yourself in that situation. It makes you wonder if you would panic […]

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