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Equality for everyone

April 20, 2015 Comments

Junna Resuma

An extraordinary lecture took place for Western Students on Thursday, April 16, in the lower level of Hearnes in room 102. The speaker was none other than the director of the office of intercultural affairs in the intercultural center at our neighboring school, Northwest Missouri Western State University: Steven Bryant. Bryant’s lecture dealt with three main important […]

Speaker informs students about animals shaping landscapes

April 12, 2015 Comments

Junna Resuma

A visiting professor from many miles away came to speak with Western students regarding “Animals as Agents of Geomorphic Change in a Period of Changing Environments.” Dr. David Butler, author of “Zoogeomorphology: Animals as Geomorphic Agents,” and physical geographer professor at Texas State University was invited by professor Dr. Dawn Drake at Western along with a […]

SGA Voting at Western

March 26, 2015 Comments

Junna Resuma

Two votes determined the Western Activities Council vice president, while the Student Government Association president and executive vice president ran unopposed. Ashley Filipelli, WAC vice president-elect, and co-chair Candice Jenkins secured 143 votes against Jacob Hoppe, Jacob Robertson and Nicole Lucas, who received 141 votes. Filipelli is excited to begin her new position. “It was […]

Western celebrates women

Western celebrates women

March 26, 2015 Comments

Brent Rosenauer

Whenever Americans hear of Ireland, we often envision fighting Irishmen, angry Leprechauns and exorbitant drinking on St. Patrick’s Day. Dr. Ed Taylor, assistant professor of political science, revealed to Western students and staff a piece of Irish history that is often forgotten— the Northern Ireland Women’s Coalition. His lecture was named “Enter the Peacemakers: The […]

National Ceramic Exhibiton colors Western in Gold

March 19, 2015 Comments

Junna Resuma

The St. Joseph community, along with Western students, came out in full force to attend the National Ceramic Exhibition that was hosted by Missouri Western State University on Feb. 27. Among the people that attended, high school seniors Alex Harris, Katie Bullimore and Mickie Mahoney were pleasantly surprised at the pieces shown. “It’s really cool. It’s very unique,” […]

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