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Western Cracks Down on Sexual Harassment

September 1, 2015 No Comments

Brent Rosenauer

In compliance with upcoming federal changes to Title IX, the university has implemented new policies regarding discrimination. Title IX discrimination refers to sex discrimination on the basis of pregnancy, gender identity, and failure to conform to stereotypical notions of femininity and masculinity. Legislation Today Title IX refers to a section of the federal Educations Amendments […]

Western celebrates Women’s History Month

March 26, 2015 No Comments

Cassandra Daldrup

“If society will not admit of women’s free development, then society must be remodeled,” Elizabeth Blackwell, first women to receive a medical degree in the US once said. Women’s History Month took place this month, starting March 1 and will be ending on March 31. Several events have taken place since its start, including screening […]

Healing in Rwanda; What we can Learn

February 26, 2015 No Comments

Cassandra Daldrup

Dr. Gerise Herndon will be coming to Missouri Western State University as a guest speaker to talk to the students about post-conflict Rwanda  and the recovery. Herndon will be arriving on March 2 to teach the students of Western’s campus. Herndon became an expert in the case of Rwanda years ago when she met a French professor […]

LGBT & Faith panel

November 12, 2014 No Comments

Meghan Stevens

For as long as many can remember, questions about homosexuality and its relation to the Bible have surfaced. On Oct. 29, three local church affiliates joined a crowd of questioning faces to discuss how LGBT and faith collide. The panel consisted of Steven Andrews, pastor at Parkville Presbyterian Church; Brian Kirk, pastor at First Christian […]

White Coat ceremony held for nursing students

October 20, 2014 No Comments

Meghan Stevens

A crowd of family and friends watched on as the 50 members of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing class of 2016 were called on stage to be cloaked in white lab coats. The students received this honor in Kemper Recital Hall on Oct. 9. For many years, White Coat ceremonies have been held in order to […]

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