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Supporting actress prepares for ditzy role

April 5, 2013 Comments

JQ Dever

The lights are dimmed, the camera is set and the actors are ready for action. Adrienne Collins, a Missouri Western student, is ready behind the stage, as she is about to take on the role of Johanna in Western’s rendition of Sweeney Todd. [caption id="attachment_17576" align="alignleft" width="150"] Ms. Lovette (Alex Richards) looks into the crown […]

Jeremy Todd Wins Addy award

April 5, 2013 Comments

Tevin Harris

Stiff competition cannot match the creativity found at Western. The American Advertising Federation holds a student ADDY Awards competition every year. The ADDY Awards Competition is a national awards program that is designed for college students. Student works are judged locally and can move up through regional and national judging. Jeremy Todd, a Missouri Western […]

Her struggles can’t stop her

April 5, 2013 Comments

Jourdan Ryan

Being a wife, author and pregnant mother of a toddler would be stressful enough if Sarah Kovac didn’t have to add Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita to that list. AMC, a condition that Kovac was born with, causes joints to be crooked or out of whack at birth. For Kovac, this directly affected the use of her arms […]

A Horrendous Host

A Horrendous Host

April 5, 2013 Comments

Brian Duskey

It’s like “Invasion of the Body Snatchers” but in middle school and no one cares. [caption id="attachment_17277" align="alignnone" width="300"] Saoirse Ronan examines herself in the film version of Stephenie Meyer’s “The Host”[/caption] After the success of the Twilight series, Stephenie Meyer’s other famous novel “The Host” was greenlit to have a feature film of its […]

Western student finds niche in modeling

Western student finds niche in modeling

March 30, 2013 Comments

JQ Dever

The booth is set up. The make up has been dabbed ever so lightly on her face. She is nervous, but she is ready. This is a slice of the life of Katie McKnight, a Western student who has been modeling since last July. Looking through her photos, you’d think modeling was her full-time career. […]