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Civil Rights Movement Advocacy Event Looks To Educate Public About LGBT Rights

February 13, 2015 Comments

Christina Ruark

The Civil Rights Movement Advocacy event was hosted on Feb. 6 in Spratt 205.  David Tushaus, professor and chair of criminal justice, legal studies and social work, explained about the event before it happened. “The meeting tomorrow is a training for anybody interested in learning how to go and advocate for something in the legislature,” […]

Flu prevention

Flu prevention

February 13, 2015 Comments

Daniel Cobb

It’s odd to think that only a few weeks ago, everyone was guarding themselves against the prevalent flu virus. Unfortunately, the flu remains fairly widespread across the country. This year, the flu virus has become a very real threat to the health of many people, especially considering the flu shot this year had a bit […]

Two Staff Retire From Missouri Western

February 6, 2015 Comments

Christina Ruark

Mary Buckler, the administrator coordinator at the Physical Plant, and Lonnie Johnson, the director of the Physical Plant, are retiring after a long career at Missouri Western. Johnson actually started his career at a different school. “I came from a community college in Arkansas twenty-four years ago,” Johnson said. “[Western] is a good place to work. […]

Student input to be used in pool decision

Student input to be used in pool decision

February 6, 2015 Comments

Brendan Welch

A student survey, set to be released at Heart Your Union on Feb. 12, will take student knowledge and opinion into account regarding the issue of Western’s leaking pool. The survey will be released electronically and in a paper format in order to increase participation. Questions on the survey will determine if students are even […]

Talented mechanic passes away

February 6, 2015 Comments

Brendan Welch

Talented mechanic and Missouri Western family member Wayne Krause Jr. passed away in his home on Tuesday, Jan. 27. The visitation was held Friday, Jan. 30, followed by a funeral service on Saturday, Jan. 31, at Heaton-Bowman-Smith. Wayne was born on July 21, 1954, in Council Grove, Kansas. In 1972, he graduated from Elwood High School. Krause worked for […]

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