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Spanish Club Tries First Student Foreign Film Festival

January 6, 2014 Comments

Julie Reinhardt

For the first time, the Spanish Club at Missouri Western is organizing a student foreign film festival.  Participation in the festival is sparse as no students have yet submitted films.  April Buntin, Spanish Club President, said she thinks students have a lot going on at this point in the semester and do not have time […]

Music, art converge in The Magic Flute

Music, art converge in The Magic Flute

October 6, 2013 Comments

Julie Reinhardt

Western’s Music and Art departments collaborated on Mozart’s opera, “The Magic Flute”, showing Nov. 1-3 in Potter Hall Theater. Students and faculty from the Western Opera Theater and Digital Animation programs joined their skills to produce Western’s third collaborative opera. Dr. Susan Carter, assistant dean of The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, is directing […]

Western, Davidson College receive $1 million grant

Western, Davidson College receive $1 million grant

September 24, 2013 Comments

Julie Reinhardt

The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded just over $1 million to Missouri Western and Davidson College for collaborative undergraduate synthetic biology research.  This is the largest grant Western has ever received. At the Sep. 19 press conference in the Remington Hall atrium, President Vartabedian said the synthetic biology, team received three previous grants equaling $640,000 worth of research. […]

Sharp Dressed Griffon: Career Development wants students to dress for success

September 23, 2013 Comments

Tracy Whorton

Those mannequins outside the Career Development Center aren’t all dressed up for nothing. They are an example of professional clothing that students can get from the CDC. This display is exactly what a student can achieve when they enter and choose an outfit for their next step, a career. Chris Booher, administrative assistant, along with […]

Student governor position open soon, apply now

September 21, 2013 Comments

Andy Garrison

As the end of current Student Governor, Brian Shewell’s, term quickly approaches, the time is now to apply for the opening position. “It’s unlike any other high position for student leaders here on campus as it’s appointed not necessarily elected,” he said. “The only other positions that are appointed are the directors for SGA.” With […]

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