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Vandalism concerns students

Vandalism concerns students

January 15, 2015 Comments

Brendan Welch

It was reported to university police on Saturday, Jan. 3, that multiple vehicles on campus had been vandalized with racist messages. An estimated five cars on campus, and an unknown number off campus, were painted with what the university is calling “hateful words and symbols,” which consisted of swastikas and the letters “KKK.” Risk Manager […]

AIDS activist discusses importance of finding cure

December 3, 2014 Comments

Meghan Stevens

The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) have been around for many years without a probable cure. HIV is a particular virus that weakens the immune system by destroying cells that fight infection–T-cells and CD4 cells. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome occurs when your immune system becomes deficient. According to AIDS.gov, “AIDS is syndrome, rather […]

Student charged with counterfeiting released on bail

Student charged with counterfeiting released on bail

October 24, 2014 Comments

Katelyn Canon

     Missouri Western student Codi Burgess of St. Louis, Mo., was released on bail Friday, Oct. 24 from the Buchanan County jail.      Burgess was arrested on campus Wednesday, Oct. 22 in connection to counterfeit $20 bills that were circulating in St. Joseph. A freshman at Western,             […]

Alleged sexual assault on campus

October 24, 2014 Comments

Brendan Welch

Less than a week before Sen. Claire McCaskill came  in order to speak out against sexual assault on college campuses, a student reported a sexual assault here at Missouri Western.  On wednesday, Oct. 1 at around 11:30 p.m., campus security was called to Vaselakos Hall regarding an alleged sexual assault that took place the day before. […]

The living, breathing law: Title IX

October 3, 2014 Comments

Meghan Stevens

“No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.” Above is a quote from Title IX, a law passed in 1972 that, by definition, requires gender equity […]

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