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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 […]

Broadway musical comes to the Midwest

Broadway musical comes to the Midwest

February 6, 2013 Comments

Daniel Cobb

The sheer amount of profanity is unlike anything I have ever seen on stage, but Book of Mormon keeps it classy with award winning music and a great sense of self awareness. [caption id="attachment_15395" align="alignleft" width="150"] *courtesy of theaterpimp.com[/caption] Book of Mormon is a musical created by Matt Stone and Trey Parker, the creators of […]

Attending Class From Your Bedroom: The Pros and Cons of Online Classes

February 6, 2013 Comments

Jourdan Ryan

We all have those mornings where our eyes don’t want to open, those mornings where our beds feel way too warm and cozy to get out of, but for college students, class is inevitable. Some days, getting out of bed feels impossible. Online classes make this awful experience disappear because we can do all of […]

To commute or not commute?

To commute or not commute?

February 5, 2013 Comments

Jason Ruckman

Getting to class is hard enough when you live in the same town as your college campus. Imagine how much harder it would be to be a dedicated, prompt student if you lived outside of the confines of Saint Joseph. The question of commuting to college or living on campus is a question that a […]

The Art of Potter Hall: Why Western’s Art Department is Thriving

The Art of Potter Hall: Why Western’s Art Department is Thriving

February 5, 2013 Comments

Jourdan Ryan

When you walk into Potter Hall, the hub of Western’s art department, you might see decoupaged newspaper sculptures in the hallway, massive canvas paintings on the walls, or clusters of students talking about their latest masterpieces, using words and phrases like “palette knife,” “darkroom,” and “crosshatching.” Beyond these visuals, you might not know much about […]