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Students react to VP speech

October 21, 2008 Comments

Emily Gummelt

A long line of students, faculty and others anxiously waited to see Obama’s vice presidential candidate for the first time in person. The entire campus had been talking about his arrival since Tuesday night, when everyone first learned he would be coming on Thursday. Aside from the group of protestors standing outside with signs, people […]

Looney locks down for VP visit

October 21, 2008 Comments

Gerri Tracy

If you sneezed at the event featuring Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Joe Biden, a dozen well-trained eyes sharply focused on you. Biden was well protected when he delivered his campaign speech to a crowd of approximately 1,200 people on Oct. 9, in the M.O. Looney Complex. Security was in full force as local law […]

Couple Commentators enlighten crowds

October 6, 2008 Comments

Emily Gummelt

She was a high school homecoming queen, and he starred in the 2007 flick “The Assassination of Jesse James.” She is a Libertarian Individualist who served as a political director for President George H. Bush’s re-election campaign in 1992, while he served as Clinton’s. They were married shortly after that election.  The two political rivals […]

Western mourns

April 24, 2007 Comments

Lauren Epps

The dust of Virginia Tech has settled, however, the minds of students, parents, faculty and administrators across the nation have not. The questions, what ifs and hypothetical situations are mounting. Concerns over safety policies and security procedures for college campuses are being called into question across the nation. Missouri Western’s Dan Nicoson, vice president of […]

Arizona Supreme Court takes up tuition case

April 24, 2007 Comments

U-Wire

By Djamila Grossman PHOENIX – The Arizona Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to consider the legality of a case in which former University of Arizona students sued the Arizona Board of Regents for increasing tuition by nearly 40 percent in 2003. In November, an appellate court decided the students are generally entitled to sue the board […]

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