Category: Crime

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

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…

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…

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.…