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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 […]

Students Find Stress Relief

January 2, 2012 Comments

Ellis Cross

Students endure stress everyday from work, relationships, grades, and finances just to name a few. The pressures to perform can affect you either to bring you down or energize you to achieve. Sometimes the stress of student life becomes too much. Students at MWSU have help when they need it through the counseling and testing […]

Graduate on Food Network Television Show

January 2, 2012 Comments

Ellis Cross

Western graduate Sara Baum has hit the ground running all the way to Los Angeles with her television appearance on Food Network’s “Cupcake Wars,” which aired Tuesday, Feb. 1. Baum graduated from Western last year, with a B.A. in Convergent Media. “She was one of the most hard working and dynamic students in convergent media […]

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