Archive for Crime

Criminally-charged incidents occurred at Western

September 16, 2015 No Comments

Brent Rosenauer

Two criminally-charged incidents involving Western related took place against campus Wednesday, Sept. 11. The first incident was a unsubstantiated threat made against Western. Western police received a threat against campus Wednesday shortly before 11 a.m. Students, faculty and staff received an email notification at 12:10 p.m, reading: “Shortly before 11 a.m., Missouri Western police received a […]

Western Cracks Down on Sexual Harassment

September 1, 2015 No Comments

Brent Rosenauer

In compliance with upcoming federal changes to Title IX, the university has implemented new policies regarding discrimination. Title IX discrimination refers to sex discrimination on the basis of pregnancy, gender identity, and failure to conform to stereotypical notions of femininity and masculinity. Legislation Today Title IX refers to a section of the federal Educations Amendments […]

Vandalism concerns students

Vandalism concerns students

January 15, 2015 No 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 No 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 is syndrome, rather […]

Student charged with counterfeiting released on bail

Student charged with counterfeiting released on bail

October 24, 2014 No 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,             […]

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