Category: Organizations

Debate team prepares for new season

The Missouri Western Debate Team attended the 2015 Golden Gate Invitational tournament, held at UC Berkeley on Oct.3-4. Chris Miles and Michael Smith placed in the top eight in quarter finals at the tournament, making this one step closer to nationals. Other schools that competed alongside Missouri Western were Washburn University, Southern Illinois University, California…

Former Congressmen Bill Sarpalius, D-Texas, and Steven Kuykendall, R-California, were invited to campus Thursday as part of Western’s celebration of Constitution Day. While on campus, the Griffon News sat down with the two politicians to interview them about their time as representatives and their opinions about politics today. [audio mp3="http://www.thegriffonnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Interview-with-former-congressmen.mp3"][/audio]   What would you consider…

Beach bash brings banging beats

There are a lot of mixed reviews concerning the concert which was put on by one of MWSU’s social fraternities, Phi Delta Theta, and held in Kemper of the Fulkerson Event Center on Wednesday, Sept. 2. The beach-themed event was coordinated by Phi Delta Theta member Alec Smith and featured DJ Apollo who entertained the…

Rush numbers released

The second week of class is over, which also marks the end of rush and recruitment week for Western’s two fraternities and three sororities. 64 girls and 33 boys received bids from their Greek organization of choice on Sunday’s bid day. While fraternity Phi Delta Theta (called “Phi Delt”) welcomes 26 pledges, seven new members…

Greek Life Presents Greek Week

  Greek Week, a week-long celebration by the sororities and fraternities of Missouri Western, took place just last week, finishing off with a Greek Awards Banquet on March 31. At the Awards Banquet it was announced that the Sigma Sigma Sigma sorority took first place, the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity took second and the Alpha…