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Housing numbers continue to increase

February 20, 2008 Comments

Emily Gummelt

 As was the case with last semester, there has been a significant increase in Missouri Western housing numbers for the spring semester of 2008. Approximately 100 more students than last spring reside on Western’s campus. According to Michael Speros, director of residential life, very few students move off campus from fall to spring. “99 percent […]

Landline phone use declines

February 20, 2008 Comments

Gerri Tracy

 “Mr. Watson, come here, I want you!” That was the first telephone conversation by Alexander Graham Bell on March 10, 1876.  Those words started a revolution in communication, and Bell could not have imagined where his invention would lead. The telephone has evolved into portable devices that connect us to the world. Almost every American […]

WAC makes program cuts to better spring concert

February 20, 2008 Comments

Michelle Allen

The Western Activities Council (WAC) is being flooded with questions about what artists are going to perform at this year’s concert, and what pro­grams will be taking place this year. Unfortunately, they cannot disclose this information. Janell Banks, WAC’s President, explained why this is the case. “We are in our cycle for the Rap/R&B artists […]

Student wellness fair provides free services

February 20, 2008 Comments

Heather Fields

Recreation Services in coordination with nursing students and physical education majors, was responsible for putting together Missouri Western’s Wellness Fair this February 13 and 14. At the Wellness Fair, students could learn their body mass index and have their blood pressure and pulse taken. The measurements were taken by nursing students and physical education majors. […]

Student governor candidates named

February 13, 2008 Comments

Heather Fields

 Student governor Harold Calloway  selected the three potential successors as his two year term came to a close. Governor Matt Blunt is responsible for making the official appointment after a lengthy selection process. Calloway hopes to have a new student governor by the next Board of Governor’s meeting Feb. 28.  Calloway said that he looked […]