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Yossel The Dreamer

October 13, 2013 Comments

Jason Ruckman

Joseph Friedman, a St. Joseph native, Missouri Western Alumni, WWII veteran and Broadway actor, recently published his autobiography, “Yossel the Dreamer.” This year and distributed signed copies this past Friday during the Alumni Awards Banquet. Friedman has managed to encapsulate his life stories into a book that he says was 93 years in the making. […]

New Members for Old Sororities

October 11, 2013 Comments

Julie Reinhardt

Seventy-eight potential new members (PNMs) started sorority recruitment week, Sep. 2-8, but the three social sororities on campus recruited only 50 young ladies. Alpha Gamma Delta (AGD) received 14 new members, while Sigma Sigma Sigma (SSS or Tri Sig) and Alpha Sigma Alpha (ASA) each received 18 new members. Isaiah Collier, Assistant Dean of Student […]

Music, art converge in The Magic Flute

Music, art converge in The Magic Flute

October 6, 2013 Comments

Julie Reinhardt

Western’s Music and Art departments collaborated on Mozart’s opera, “The Magic Flute”, showing Nov. 1-3 in Potter Hall Theater. Students and faculty from the Western Opera Theater and Digital Animation programs joined their skills to produce Western’s third collaborative opera. Dr. Susan Carter, assistant dean of The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, is directing […]

Government shut down, future federal aid uncertain

Government shut down, future federal aid uncertain

October 6, 2013 Comments

Andy Garrison

Most students are not feeling the weight of the government shutdown directly, however, a select few at Western — as well as some faculty — are feeling it directly. Those students who were selected for verification that have already completed their forms do not need to worry, but, those who waited may face an obstacle. […]

Numbers rush in

October 4, 2013 Comments

Andy Garrison

The IFC, or Interfraternity Council, rush numbers are around what they expected them to be. Here at Western, the IFC is comprised of three fraternities: Phi Sigma Kappa, Tau Kappa Epsilon and Phi Delta Theta. Phi Delta Theta reports the most new members. Alex Atkinson explains: “That’s what we usually aim to get, around that […]

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