Category: Crime

“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…

Shots fired during sorority fundraiser

A charity fundraiser went awry four months ago for a Missouri Western organization, and they are still experiencing the ramifications. The Sigma Nu chapter of Delta Sigma Theta sorority has been suspended for six months by both the national chapter and Missouri Western after an event involving gunfire and damage to a historic painting in…

Child abuse will be the topic of a two-day conference being held April 17th and 18th at Missouri Western. Participants will have an opportunity to listen and learn from experts. The conference is being held in the Fulkerson Center. It is sponsored by the Regional Law Enforcement Academy, Department of Criminal Justice, Legal Studies, Social…

‘Bullies with guns’

Campus Police criticized over arrest Rodney Roberts, a mentor to Missouri Western underclassmen for the past year, doesn’t think that campus is safe for his students anymore. [caption id="attachment_17590" align="alignleft" width="150"] Campus Police cars sit out side Blum. The officers use the cars to patrol Downs drive regularly. They officers also patrol inside buildings.[/caption] After…

Discussions about a Missouri House Bill have left university faculty with concerns. HB 70 would give faculty the right to conceal and carry guns on campus during school hours. Western’s faculty have voiced their opinion on whether they agree with the message the bill is trying to portray. Dr. Robert Vartabedian, president of Missouri Western…