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Professors voice their concerns over guns in schools

January 30, 2013 Comments

Matthew Hunt

Discussions about a Missouri House Bill have left university faculty with concerns. HB 70 would give faculty the right to conceal and carry guns on campus during school hours. Western’s faculty have voiced their opinion on whether they agree with the message the bill is trying to portray. Dr. Robert Vartabedian, president of Missouri Western […]

Living the American political process through the eyes of a student

September 8, 2012 Comments

Matthew Hunt

One Missouri Western student was selected for the opportunity to serve in the 2012 political process. [caption id="attachment_11224" align="alignright" width="270"] Submitted photo by Ellis Cross. The view outside the dome for the National Republican Convention last month in Tampa, Florida.[/caption] Ellis Cross, news editor for the Griffon News, was selected by fellow Republicans to serve as […]

GOP convention creates mixed emotions between convention guest

GOP convention creates mixed emotions between convention guest

August 28, 2012 Comments

Matthew Hunt

[caption id="attachment_10956" align="alignright" width="240"] Delegates and guest on the Republican National Convention floor. Photo by. Ellis Cross, News Editor for the Griffon News[/caption]   Republican National Convention began this morning with excitement since yesterdays events were canceled due to the tropical storms. Ellis Cross, News Editor for the Griffon News is in Tampa, Florida this week covering […]

Republican National Convention hits a speed bump

August 26, 2012 Comments

Matthew Hunt

The Republican National Convention is off to a good start with a few minor obstacles. News Editor Ellis Cross has just arrived in Tampa, Fla., where the RNC is to be held. He said that activities start for him today at noon. Cross stated in his blog thecrossreference.wordpress.com that yesterday at 7:38 p.m. eastern, the […]

News editor goes to National Republican Convention

August 21, 2012 Comments

Matthew Hunt

[caption id="attachment_10833" align="alignleft" width="158"] Ellis Cross, news editor for the Griffon News and Delegate for the Republican National Convention[/caption] One Missouri Western student will have the opportunity to travel to Tampa, Fla. on August 27 to be part of this year’s Republican National Convention. Ellis Cross, news editor for the Griffon News was elected as […]

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