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Western is awarded 4.8 million in state funds

February 13, 2015 Comments

Jon Dykstra

Lionel Attawia, student governor of the Student Government Association, announced to the SGA on Monday that Missouri Western has earned $4.8 million from the state of Missouri for the 2014-2015 academic year. This extra money was proposed by Gov. Jay Nixon in his State of the State address this year.  Although the amount was approved […]

Flu prevention

Flu prevention

February 13, 2015 Comments

Daniel Cobb

It’s odd to think that only a few weeks ago, everyone was guarding themselves against the prevalent flu virus. Unfortunately, the flu remains fairly widespread across the country. This year, the flu virus has become a very real threat to the health of many people, especially considering the flu shot this year had a bit […]

Western to receive more state funding

February 13, 2015 Comments

Brent Rosenauer

Missouri Western will be receiving more state funding because of an increase in graduation and freshman to sophomore retention rates. Since performance-based funding began 3 years ago, Western has failed to maintain a six-year cohort graduation rate that was above the nationwide standard – meaning that Western has more students fail to complete a degree […]

Renowned Pianist Presents Classical Pieces to Western

Renowned Pianist Presents Classical Pieces to Western

February 13, 2015 Comments

Junna Resuma

The Missouri Western Department of Music presented the world-renowned pianist, Kimball Gallagher, who performed in Potter Hall on Thursday, Feb. 5. Nathanael May, assistant professor in the music department, assisted in arranging the performance held at Western. “It’s not often that students can meet professionals at this level and have the chance to interact with them,” […]

The Wildlife Society adds to its trophy case

The Wildlife Society adds to its trophy case

February 6, 2015 Comments

Jon Dykstra

The Missouri Western chapter of The Wildlife Society has been honored as Student Chapter of the Year for the North Central Section once again. This award is becoming a bi-annual tradition for the organization. Western has been awarded this distinction in six of the last 10 years: 2004, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2014. An […]

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