Archive for Lifestyles

Percussionist strikes the right chord

February 19, 2009 Comments

Kelly Findley

Sounds can come from many different places including nature. The wind, rain, storms and even the quiet when everything stands still creates a sound like music. Nathan Wehmeyer, senior percussionist, both powerful and beautiful at his senior recital Feb. 8. The sound was both intriguing and unique and attracted many students and staff to the […]

Overcoming those dreary winter blues

February 19, 2009 Comments

Kelly Findley

The season is changing and the snow is falling around Missouri Western campus. Everyone is going to class and getting their work done, and even though everyone seems to be feeling good and having fun, some students are not so lucky. Those who are not lucky have been feeling bad. They have Seasonal Affective Disorder […]

Celebrating Black Heritage

February 12, 2009 Comments

Alison Norris

A variety of brightly colored formal dresses filled the room, tables set with black table clothes and pitchers brimming with ice tea; this was not just a scene from a formal party though, but a celebration of an awakening of past and culture and history that will not be forgotten. The second annual Black Heritage […]

Let it out; just talk into the mic

February 12, 2009 Comments

Kelly Findley

There is a place you can go where you can say what you really want to say, let it all go, and put your voice out there. On Feb. 18 Western faculty Bill Church, Dana Andrews and Meg Thompson will host their fourth open mic night of the school year. Heather Fields, a student at […]

Get ready for a twist in jazz and classical sound

February 5, 2009 Comments

Alison Norris

Missouri Western is co-sponsoring the Downtown Noontime Concert Series on Feb. 5 at 12:10 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church on 301 N. 7th street. The interesting mix of music that will be performed is a fusion between classical and jazz called Crossover music. Noted pianist and wife of Western’s Provost, Victoria Bragin will be […]