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Top positions in Career Development vacant

February 28, 2013 Comments

Matthew Hunt

“Our office is completely empty,” Claire Busby, program assistant for the Career Development Center said. When entering the Career Development Center at Missouri Western, students will notice that the doors are shut and the help is gone. The positions of administrative assistant Deanna Greiner, student employment coordinator Matthew Gregg, and director for career development Donnell […]

Western holds classes after storm, despite weather concerns

Western holds classes after storm, despite weather concerns

February 26, 2013 Comments

Eboni Lacey

Missouri Western made questionable calls while handling two severe snow storms that occurred on Thursday, Feb. 21 and Tuesday, Feb. 26. [caption id="attachment_16190" align="alignleft" width="150"] A Barricade blocking the road off on campus news the Beashers dorms was up for the majority of Friday. Tevin Harris | Photo Editor[/caption] Due to Thursday’s storm, nearly every […]

Employers on and off campus looking for students

February 21, 2013 Comments

Daniel Cobb

Students and faculty are emphasizing the importance of student employment on and off campus. Students across campus are finding that being employed by Missouri Western is definitely worth looking into. “Working on campus is incredibly convenient,” Brendan Welch, english workshop leader said.  “If you have some time between classes, it’s nice to make a bit […]

Minority enrollment has increased over the past 5 years

February 21, 2013 Comments

Matthew Hunt

Western’s campus has seen an increase among minorities over the past five years. In the spring of 2009, Western stood at 17.7 percent minority rate among students on campus. That number has since increased 2.1 percent which has Western’s minority students at 19.8 percent in spring 2013. The Asian student number at Western in 2012 […]

Western STD rates higher than national average

February 20, 2013 Comments

Joyce Stevenson

Sexually transmitted diseases continue to increase on campuses state-wide.   Approximately 7,400 of  cases of chlamydia and gonorrhea have been reported in the Kansas City Region which includes Missouri Western State University. In 2011 Missouri reported 35,689 cases of chlamydia and gonorrhea. Nineteen million new sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the United States in 2011.  The Centers for Disease […]