Archive for Organizations

Students to advocate for LGBT rights

February 20, 2012 Comments

Matthew Hunt

The lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning community is planning an advocacy day in Jefferson City to fight for civil rights. On Feb. 29, students along with leaders of PROMO, an organization that stands for LGBTQ rights and has a chapter here in Missouri, will go to Jefferson City to advocate two pieces of legislation. […]

Students participate in petition that aims to legalize marijuana

February 13, 2012 Comments

Dave Hon

Some students at Missouri Western have a solution to Missouri’s budget problem: cannabis. Several members of the Western student body have become participants in a state wide initiative to legalize, tax and regulate cannabis. Show-Me Cannabis, the group behind the initiative, is attempting to procure 150,000 signatures by April. If the group achieves this, the […]

PRIDE gains momentum for spring semester

February 12, 2012 Comments

Matthew Hunt

Equality, freedom and openness are just some of the terms that the organization PRIDE pushes for students at Western to achieve. PRIDE Secretary Keisha Davis says that PRIDE is an outlet organization for gay students who attend Missouri Western. She wants to show students that everyone is equal and no one should be judged. “I […]

Student Senate looking for new members

January 23, 2012 Comments

Matthew Hunt

Homework, working forty hours or more per week, and keeping up that GPA. These may be some of the factors leading to the loss of membership in the Student Senate. The spring semester starts this week, and the senate will be back in session.  According to former Senator Nick Brewer his reason for leaving was […]

Honor MLK through service

January 21, 2012 Comments

Eboni Lacey

To celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King’s long-lasting words of respect, honor and service to one another, the Center for Multicultural Education is hosting a weekend of events from a community service day to a formal banquet and even a gospel jubilee. “We want to re-educate students on all the parameters on what Dr. King stood […]

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