Archive for Lifestyles

Travel to the Middle Ages

September 18, 2007 Comments

Lori Barringer

The Kansas City Renaissance Festival lets the past come to life for a new generation If you like visiting exotic places, the Kansas City Renaissance Festival is just the ticket for you. Enjoy all the romance and fun of the the Renaissance Festival without the reality of the rats, fleas and the plague. In Bonner […]

50 Cent vs. Kanye West: Who will prevail?

September 18, 2007 Comments

Brandon Spencer

If you are a music fan like me, you probably have heard about the competition between rappers Kanye West and 50 Cent. Last week, Kanye West’s Graduation and 50 Cent’s Curtis squared off in record stores everywhere. 50 Cent recently challenged Kanye to a sell-off. Whoever could sell the most records in the first week […]

Binge drinking forum coming to Western

September 11, 2007 Comments

Daniel Donan

The authors of From Binge to Blackout, Toren and Chris Volkmann, will be  coming to St. Joseph and Missouri Western State university in a community forum to address binge drinking and underage intoxication on Sept 13. The Volkmann family will be speaking at Missouri Western  in the afternoon and then at 6p.m. in a town […]

Teaching & Learning in Afghanistan

September 11, 2007 Comments

Max Wyeth

 Bailey wants to take Griffons back with her After three weeks of traveling through Afghanistan with Morning Star Development, Western senior Natalie Bailey returned with a wealth of experience and knowledge about Afghan culture. Bailey has been committed to going since July of 2006 and has been raising the necessary funds for over a year. […]

Halo 3 releases to game addicts

September 11, 2007 Comments

Daniel Donan

Burnie Burns and Gustavo Sorola have both got what many college students would consider great jobs. They spend 40 plus hours every week  playing Halo 2. These 40 hours are part of the process of staging and editing the popular web based cartoon called “Red vs. Blue.” Sorola plays the character of Pvt. Dick Simmons […]