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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 […]

Art show brings out the best in Western faculty

February 13, 2008 Comments

Zane Callister

 So the saying goes, those who can, do; and those who can’t do, teach. That saying couldn’t be further from the truth here at Missouri Western. In all actuality those who teach do spectacular work, as well as inspire.  At the faculty art exhibit that opened on Feb. 7 in Potter Hall’s art gallery 206, […]

Department aims for AACSB accreditation

February 5, 2008 Comments

Ellis Cross

  The MWSU business department is seeking prestigious accreditation despite higher salary costs, recent departures, open faculty positions and failed faculty searches.  The department is hoping to get accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).  If attained, Western would join the University of Kansas, Kansas State University, University of Missouri and Truman State […]