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Scanlon Hall fire

December 3, 2014 Comments

Taylor Allen

A small grease fire in Scanlon Hall caused an evacuation of all Scanlon residents on Tuesday, Nov. 18. Jacob Teasley, second year resident assistant in Scanlon Hall, was involved with the event. “There was a grease fire in the kitchen of the first floor guys’ wing,” Teasley said. “The students put water on it to […]

Weddle named director of development

December 3, 2014 Comments

Meghan Stevens

Kim Weddle is currently Missouri Western’s executive administrative assistant to the president. However, as of Jan. 5, her duties will be drastically changed, as she has been named director of development for Western. “When we began our search to fill this position, we described our ideal candidate as one with fundraising experience, a passion for […]

Physical Plant gets new director

December 3, 2014 Comments

Brendan Welch

After years of serving as the director of Missouri Western’s Physical Plant, Lonnie Johnson is retiring this semester.  Taking his place is the newly named director, Jerry Gentry. According to a press release posted on Western’s website on Nov. 10, Gentry started his duties on Dec. 2 and is in charge of “the development and implementation […]

New chief of police on the horizon

December 3, 2014 Comments

Daniel Cobb

The newest chief of police is set to be chosen fairly soon, if everything goes according to plan. Chief of Police Jonathan Kelley retired in late June 2014. Missouri Western’s Risk Manager Tim Kissock took over as interim police chief while a committee was put together in order to find a replacement. Two candidates, Ken […]

LGBT & Faith panel

November 12, 2014 Comments

Meghan Stevens

For as long as many can remember, questions about homosexuality and its relation to the Bible have surfaced. On Oct. 29, three local church affiliates joined a crowd of questioning faces to discuss how LGBT and faith collide. The panel consisted of Steven Andrews, pastor at Parkville Presbyterian Church; Brian Kirk, pastor at First Christian […]

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