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New program at Western to help students manage debt

March 1, 2013 Comments

Andy Garrison

Most students go through school not realizing the magnitude of their student loans, and they aren’t thinking about what the payment plan will eventually look like after school is over; Western now has a program that will help. The new program is called SALT and it is the latest brain-child of the respected American Student […]

Minority enrollment has increased over the past 5 years

February 21, 2013 Comments

Matthew Hunt

Western’s campus has seen an increase among minorities over the past five years. In the spring of 2009, Western stood at 17.7 percent minority rate among students on campus. That number has since increased 2.1 percent which has Western’s minority students at 19.8 percent in spring 2013. The Asian student number at Western in 2012 […]

Western hopes to excite, educate campus with black history month

Western hopes to excite, educate campus with black history month

February 4, 2013 Comments

Andy Garrison

Black History Month at Western is shaping up to be anything but boring. All month long there will be a long list of things to do to celebrate; from cultural movies to a taboo talk event, the Black Student Union and the Center for Multicultural Education are hoping to bring a lot of passion and […]

Missourians for Equality pushes for student help

Missourians for Equality pushes for student help

December 4, 2012 Comments

Matthew Hunt

  One group thinks Missouri’s youngest voters are the key to its goals. Missourians for Equality seeks a 2014 ballot initiative to support same-sex marriage. Aaron Malin, executive director of Missourians for Equality, believes the youth vote will be a determining factor for passage of the initiative. The organization plans to travel throughout the state […]

Brazil Cultura pumps up, brings down Fulkerson

Brazil Cultura pumps up, brings down Fulkerson

September 22, 2012 Comments

Ellis Cross

The presentation of Brazil Cultura rocked the house at Fulkerson Center Wednesday, Sept. 19, in a romping display of Brazilian music, food and drink. This is the third time the show has played at Missouri Western according to band leader Ninja Pinto. He took command of the conga drums throughout the evening’s performance. “We have […]

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