Archive for Lifestyles

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 […]

The Villa: Be Yourself at This New Saint Joe Hotspot

The Villa: Be Yourself at This New Saint Joe Hotspot

February 1, 2013 Comments

Jourdan Ryan

When you walk out of your last class of the week and you have the weekend to relax and regroup, how are you going to spend it? You could sit in your apartment and study the weekend away or you could hit the town with your friends and check out one of Saint Joseph’s most […]

PR major overcomes health struggles through blogging

PR major overcomes health struggles through blogging

January 29, 2013 Comments

Eboni Lacey

[caption id="attachment_15055" align="alignleft" width="150"] Nicole Gardner is a Public Relations major at Missouri Western and blogs everyday on issues that matter most to her.[/caption] Sophomore Nicole Gardner had been growing her hair out since she was born. But, at age 20, she learned that she would have to slowly detach herself from it. She stepped […]

How To: Buffalo Chicken Dip

January 16, 2013 Comments

Katelyn Canon

It’s early in the semester, but within a few weeks the possibility of all nighters can be daunting, not to mention draining. Take a mental break and make a late night snack. With five ingredients and a microwave, you can prepare this dip in less than 10 minutes. Buffalo Chicken Dip 1 can (10 oz) […]

The Study Buzz: best brews in town

The Study Buzz: best brews in town

January 14, 2013 Comments

Jourdan Ryan

It’s that time of year again. Western students are packing up their backpacks, pinching pennies to buy all of their textbooks and filling up paper cups at their favorite local coffee shops. When a student’s course load increases, so does their coffee consumption. According to foxbusiness.com, one of the five biggest money traps that college students […]