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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. […]

Local queen uses drag as a form of expression

March 29, 2013 Comments

JQ Dever

Romeo Adrian is as pretty as a man can get. Romeo Adrian, or as some people may know him, Vivian Versace, is a drag queen who participates in drag shows in St. Joseph. He was also a headliner at Missouri Western’s drag show on April 2. If you’ve been living under a rock for the […]

Tomb Raider Video Game Review

March 29, 2013 Comments

Daniel Cobb

Lara Croft, the enigmatic hero of the Tomb Raider video game franchise, is finally reborn through developer Crystal Dynamics, who hope to provide the series’ protagonist with a solid origin story that challenges Lara’s will to survive on an island full of insane mercenaries. Fresh out of college, Lara sets out on her first expedition […]

Mary Dockery gives credit to Western for success

March 25, 2013 Comments

Jourdan Ryan

For most of us, the second we graduate, we tell ourselves we will never meander the halls of our alma mater ever again. We throw our caps, have our graduation parties, and try as hard as we can to move on with our lives. Sometimes, the past just creeps back up on us though. That’s […]

Students face midterms

March 24, 2013 Comments

Jason Ruckman

While midterm grades do let students know where they stand academically, we must all muddle through the stress and worry of our mid-semester tests. With the stress of midterms weighing down on Western students this time of year, many still appreciate them for what they are and feel that they’re necessary for letting us know […]