Archive for Lifestyles

How to: Do Valentine’s Day on a budget

February 13, 2013 Comments

Jourdan Ryan

When the middle of February rolls around, it’s hard to walk through a store without seeing red, heart-shaped balloons, teddy bears holding candy hearts between their furry paws and boxes of caramel-filled chocolates. Let’s say that you don’t have the cash to drop on a dozen roses, or a romantic trip to a tropical location, […]

Professor leaves mark after 34 years of teaching

Professor leaves mark after 34 years of teaching

February 13, 2013 Comments

JQ Dever

After many years of grading papers, lecturing about the ins and outs of English and Journalism, and assisting students on their journeys into the real world, Dr. Kenneth Rosenauer is ending his 34-year run at Missouri Western. This semester will be his last and he is excited to pursue his own goals outside of Western’s […]

International student Ahmad Shah

International student Ahmad Shah

February 13, 2013 Comments

Jason Ruckman

We often think of MWSU as a school with students primarily from this area or at least the state, but as our university grows, so does the diversity of its inhabitants. [caption id="attachment_14948" align="alignleft" width="150"] Shan captures the campus behind his lens as he makes Western his home away from home.[/caption] Ahmad Shah is an […]

Zombie-flick “Warms” Hearts

Zombie-flick “Warms” Hearts

February 7, 2013 Comments

Brian Duskey

It’s like “Twilight,” with a story. [caption id="attachment_15484" align="alignleft" width="150"] courtesy of http://www.nonstophonolulu.com[/caption] In actuality, Jonathan Levine’s zombie-flick resembles a more famous romantic tale. Instead of borrowing it’s characters from Stephenie Meyers’ vampire series, it borrows them from William Shakespeare’s romantic tragedy “Romeo & Juliet.” This wasn’t a terrible idea. Through clever comedy and a […]

Assistant Dean reflects on roots

February 6, 2013 Comments

JQ Dever

Isaiah Collier, originally from Ohio, was first employed at Bradley University. Collier attended the University of Akron. Isaiah Collier is an African American who is the director of student life and also assistant dean of student development on the campus of Missouri Western State University. He has been at Missouri Western for a little over […]