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LGBT & Faith panel

November 12, 2014 Comments

Meghan Stevens

For as long as many can remember, questions about homosexuality and its relation to the Bible have surfaced. On Oct. 29, three local church affiliates joined a crowd of questioning faces to discuss how LGBT and faith collide. The panel consisted of Steven Andrews, pastor at Parkville Presbyterian Church; Brian Kirk, pastor at First Christian […]

Shotgun Club

November 12, 2014 Comments

Jessica Kopp

Missouri Western’s shotgun club enters its second active semester. The club President Matt Scholz, a manufacturing engineering technology major, got together with a couple of friends last fall after they learned that Western owns a trap range, located on west campus. “We found enough people that were interested that wanted to be on a team […]

Convocation celebrates “most trusted man in America”

November 12, 2014 Comments

Austin Bauer

Coinciding with the birthday of the “most trusted man in America,” Missouri Western hosted the Dan R. Boulware Convocation featuring a speaker presenting on the famed St. Joseph newsman Walter Cronkite. This year’s annual convocation featured historian and biographer Dr. Douglas Brinkley, who recently wrote a New York bestseller book on Cronkite. In perhaps one […]

Patricia Donaher, beloved professor, touched many lives

Patricia Donaher, beloved professor, touched many lives

November 12, 2014 Comments

Daniel Cobb

Dr. Patricia Donaher passed away from her battle with breast cancer on Nov. 4, 2014. Donaher came to Missouri Western College in 1995 as an adjunct instructor after receiving her Ph.D. in English from the University of Nebraska. Over her career, she taught over 20 English courses at Missouri Western and was awarded the Jesse […]

Senate passes $10,000 to fund Student Centennial Committee

November 12, 2014 Comments

Katelyn Canon

In a measure to fund student activities for the Centennial, the Student Government Association approved a $10,000 appropriation on Monday, Nov. 10. The proposal was originally heard in the senate meeting the previous week. Student Governor Lionel Attawia sponsored the measure. Attawia, who is on the Student Centennial Committee, said that while the university has […]

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