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Missouri Western Sees Improvement in Admission Numbers and Numbers Go Down In Housing Numbers

January 29, 2015 Comments

Christina Ruark

While the number of students living on campus has gone down, it currently looks as though overall admissions numbers will be slightly up over last year. Director of Residential Life Nathan Roberts believes that the lower housing numbers are normal for this time of year. “Well, right now we are hovering around 1100, which is […]

Western hosts Centennial Ball

Western hosts Centennial Ball

January 29, 2015 Comments

Brent Rosenauer

Friday, Jan. 23, students started celebrating the university’s centennial anniversary by hosting a semi-formal dance. The theme of the Centennial Ball was “winter wonderland,” with snowflakes and lighting to set the atmosphere. The general mood of students was one of excitement, especially after the announcement that WAC would be bringing Ludacris to the 2015 Spring Concert. […]

Capital Campaign kicks off the centennial

Capital Campaign kicks off the centennial

January 29, 2015 Comments

Brendan Welch

On Saturday, Jan. 17, Missouri Western kicked off the centennial with several major announcements and a live music and light show. In the Potter Hall Theater an audience of faculty, students, staff and alumni were told of a $20 million fundraising campaign – the largest that Western has ever pursued – were treated to a […]

Gov. Nixon proposes 1.2 percent increase in appropriation for Western

January 29, 2015 Comments

Brendan Welch

Gov. Jay Nixon has proposed $270,000 to be given to Missouri Western. This is a 1.2 percent increase over last year’s funding. In his Jan. 21 State of the State Address, Nixon proposed an additional $25 million for colleges and universities. He explained that the money is to be distributed based on how well individual […]

Martin Luther King Jr. Week: Giving Back to the Community

Martin Luther King Jr. Week: Giving Back to the Community

January 29, 2015 Comments

Cassandra Daldrup

Missouri Western continued to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day all last week, starting off on Tuesday, Jan. 20, with a group of 13 volunteers helping out with Habitat for Humanity. In charge of this event, as well as the rest of Martin Luther King Jr. Week, is Multicultural Educational Coordinator Latoya Fitzpatrick. Fitzpatrick mentioned […]

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