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Griffon alert system plans announced

April 9, 2008 No Comments

Emily Gummelt

In order to better notify the campus community in the event of a crisis, Western recently implemented a new emergency notification system called Griffon Alert, which is comprised of a text mes­saging feature. Chief of Police Jon Kelley said The Governors task force on campus safety suggested the creation of a fail safe system to […]

Faculty evaluation time approaching

April 9, 2008 No Comments

Ellis Cross

The day is about to come when a different professor shows up at the front of the class to officiate over the instructor’s evaluation. “Students don’t take faculty evaluations seriously,”Western junior Stephanie Willett said. “Either they are mad at an instructor and wish to take out their frustrations in the evaluation or they are happy […]

Western recieves less than average per student

April 9, 2008 No Comments

Gerri Tracy

The state gives Missouri Western $641 per student less than the state average, costing the university over $2 million a year. The proposed 5.2 percent budget increase for Western’s next fiscal year will only slightly offset the equity deficiency. The offset, however small, is because Western’s increase is higher than the average state increase of […]

Yung Joc, Ross headline concert

April 2, 2008 No Comments

Charlene Divino

The Western Activities Council has verified “It’s goin’ down” like “in the club” at the Civic Arena for Missouri Western’s annual Spring Concert. The WAC sponsored event is scheduled for April 10 and will feature rap performers Rick Ross and Yung Joc. The announcement came officially March 26 through the public relations department a week […]

Furniture rearrangements bring hope for atmosphere changes

April 2, 2008 No Comments

Michelle Allen

For those who do not know, the furniture that was once in the Blum Union was moved to the food court on March 7, the Friday before spring break. This decision was deliberated for several months because of the noise level and behavior that was on going in the union. Duane Bruce, associate for student […]