Archive for Institutional

Handicap Hardships: Disabled students voice their concerns to administrators

October 22, 2010 Comments

Todd Fuller

Several key administrators gathered in the Junior College meeting room in Blum Thursday, Oct. 14 at 4 p.m. to listen to issues that disabled students face daily at Missouri Western. Stacy Hersh, a junior, had several concerns she wanted to voice. “If I’m in a building, that I have to use an elevator to get […]

Clery crime reports released

October 22, 2010 Comments


The Clery Report, an annual report that discloses information about crimes on and around Western’s campus, shows that Missouri Western’s crime rate is decreasing from previous years. The report is required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, which requires any college or university that participates in federal […]

Library’s second floor remains closed

October 14, 2010 Comments

Michelle Allen

Almost three months after the collapsing bookshelves incident in the library, the second floor still remains closed. On July 21, a library employee was putting books on a fairly empty shelf when it became unstable and knocked over the other shelves in a domino effect. Police and paramedics were called and made sure no one […]

Western hosts court of appeals

October 8, 2010 Comments

Jesse Bilderback

Missouri Western is pleased to announce that the Western District of the Missouri Court of Appeals will convene court on campus for the thirteenth year in a row. The Missouri Court of Appeals function is to hear appeals from previously held trials in the given district area. The appealing party usually feels that there were […]

GISC may open to students

October 8, 2010 Comments

Austin Jacobs

The university and athletic department will soon be forming a committee to fine tune guidelines for use of the Griffon Indoor Sports Complex (GISC) , including availability for student use. The committee will be co-chaired by Athletic Director Dave Williams and Director of Athletic Facilities Mike Halloran, but President Robert Vartabedian is still in the […]