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Black and Gold Event Looks To Get Students to Sign Up

March 26, 2015 Comments

Christina Ruark

The Black and Gold Friday event was hosted March 20 in Blum from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event’s goal was to educate current high school students about registering for classes in the fall. Tom Molloy, senior, explained all about Missouri Western and what the school has to offer on campus to the tour […]

Broadband doubles in dorms

March 26, 2015 Comments

Brent Rosenauer

Internet bandwidth speeds for Missouri Western residence halls were doubled Wednesday, March 18, from 250 megabits per second (mbps) to 500 mbps. To do so, the university is going to pay $5,250 per month. Western was paying $3,025 for the 250 mbps contract. The increase was proposed by Fred Nesslage, manager of Information Technology Services, […]

Western student invents microscope adapter for smart phones

Western student invents microscope adapter for smart phones

February 26, 2015 Comments

Brent Rosenauer

Sophomore Justin Turner presented his homemade invention to a classroom of genetics students on Tuesday, Feb. 17. The “Just In Time” Adapter is an adapter for microscopes that allows students to take pictures of specimens on a slide using their smart phones. Turner described the inventing process as “extremely independent.” “I saw a need and […]

Jazz It Up

Jazz It Up

February 19, 2015 Comments

Cassandra Daldrup

Lewis Armstrong once said, “Man, if you have to ask what jazz is, you’ll never know.” Whether or not that holds true, the Jazz Festival took place on Saturday, Feb. 14, and featured Kansas City jazz band, The Project H. The Project H is a seven-piece ensemble recently chosen as Kansas City’s best jazz ensemble […]

Griffon Alert

Griffon Alert

February 13, 2015 Comments

Daniel Cobb

Last week, rumors were circulating that a man in a green van was terrorizing certain neighborhoods with a machine gun and a sawed-off shotgun. Some students who were following the news on their phones or laptops were alarmed, primarily because the coverage was so scattered – some sources claimed that he was roaming around Central […]

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