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Vartabedian addresses Western’s growing financial recovery

August 21, 2012 Comments

Ellis Cross

[caption id="attachment_10818" align="alignleft" width="150"] President Dr. Robert Vartabedian addressed in his yearly “General Session” speech that there are now more financial opportunities even though the university was hit the hardest with budget cuts.[/caption]   President Dr. Robert Vartabedian announced the new theme for the General Session from last year’s “You Can’t Keep a Griffon Down,” […]

Campus streets repairs cease, expense total to $155,000

Campus streets repairs cease, expense total to $155,000

August 19, 2012 Comments

Ellis Cross

[caption id="attachment_10751" align="alignleft" width="150"] Downs Drive went through numerous reconstruction over the summer. The total cost for all the road repairs was $155,000.[/caption] When students return to Missouri Western for the fall semester, they will notice the smooth drive around campus while searching for that coveted parking spot. Lee Grover Construction has been replacing large […]

Adviser requirement sparks campus debate

April 22, 2012 Comments

Matthew Hunt

The pros and cons over academic advisers seem to be on the minds of students this year. During a three week period students are able to meet with their academic advisers to decide on classes and internship opportunities for the next semester. Western students seem to be in agreement over their love-hate relationships with advisers. […]

Grimes named Interim Vice President for Student Affairs

April 15, 2012 Comments

Matthew Hunt

Judy Grimes takes on new responsibilities as she enters the Interim Vice President for the Student Affairs office. President Robert Vartabedian said that Grimes will provide administrative oversight for student success and advising; health and wellness and counseling; diversity, inclusion and student life; residential life and the Student Government Association. “She brings a wealth of […]

MTV comes to Western for open casting call

April 10, 2012 Comments

Eboni Lacey

“I want to be made into a beauty queen, a pop-star, a jock, a professional snowboarder!” These are often aspirations of people who desire to be on “Made,” the famous reality show that has been airing on MTV for nearly 10 years.  On April 25, producers will be hosting tryouts at Western and asking any […]