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MLK Drum Major for Justice Award

January 29, 2015 Comments

Junna Resuma

Western held their annual MLK Drum Major for Justice Awards banquet on Wednesday, Jan. 21. It was held in Enright Community Room located in Leah Spratt Hall. With each passing year, the diversity that goes along with MLK Week grows with various events that take place. Latoya Fitzpatrick, coordinator for the Center for Multicultural Education, […]

SSA Committee to meet on new proposal

January 29, 2015 Comments

Jon Dykstra

The Student Government Association has several big decisions on their plate for this semester, but none of those have the potential repercussions or the benefits as the decision of what to do with the $672,000 raised through the Student Success Act. The Student Success Act, or SSA, states that it is “student approved fees” and […]

Missouri Western Sees Improvement in Admission Numbers and Numbers Go Down In Housing Numbers

January 29, 2015 Comments

Christina Ruark

While the number of students living on campus has gone down, it currently looks as though overall admissions numbers will be slightly up over last year. Director of Residential Life Nathan Roberts believes that the lower housing numbers are normal for this time of year. “Well, right now we are hovering around 1100, which is […]

Meyer named Chief of Police

January 29, 2015 Comments

Sydnie Holzfaster

After seven months of searching, Missouri Western welcomes Yvonne Meyer as the new Chief of Police. Meyer, Chief of Public Safety at Cape Cod Community College in West Barnstable, Massachusetts, will begin her duties as head of the MWSU police staff on Feb. 17. Meyer will succeed former Chief of Police Jonathan Kelley, who retired […]

Western receives $10 million donation

January 29, 2015 Comments

Brendan Welch

At the Centennial Kickoff on Saturday, Jan. 10, it was announced that a $10 million donation had been made to the university. The donation was made by an alumnus who lives in St. Joseph and wishes to remain anonymous. Vice President for University Advancement and Executive Director of the MWSU Foundation Jerry Pickman announced the […]

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