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Binge drinking forum coming to Western

September 11, 2007 Comments

Daniel Donan

The authors of From Binge to Blackout, Toren and Chris Volkmann, will be  coming to St. Joseph and Missouri Western State university in a community forum to address binge drinking and underage intoxication on Sept 13. The Volkmann family will be speaking at Missouri Western  in the afternoon and then at 6p.m. in a town […]

NSF gives Western’s math and science programs large grant

September 11, 2007 Comments

Margaret Slayton

Missouri Western has received its largest National Science Foundation research grant – $170,000 – to fund student and faculty work in synthetic biology. This grant reaches across the country and across majors. The grant will be used to support a three-year collaboration between the math and biology departments of Western and Davidson College in North […]

Wilson leaves Western in pursuit of law

September 11, 2007 Comments

Ryan Heldenbrand

With the departure of Student Employment Coordinator Jeff Wilson, MissouriWestern is in search of someone to fill his shoes.  Wilson left Western this year and went to work at a law firm in Kansas City. Since he wants to attend law school in the future, he couldn’t say no.     “It was an opportunity I couldn’t […]

Construction end in sight

August 28, 2007 Comments

Patrick McGuire

Missouri Western State University is once again accessible from Mitchell Avenue. For the entire summer there was only one way to access campus (McCarthy Drive) due to the road construction on Mitchell that extended from the Interstate 29 Bridge to 50th St. Construction to improve Mitchell began shortly after last spring’s commencement ceremonies concluded and […]

Recruitment format allows more to attend Greek events

August 28, 2007 Comments

Rikki Cason

For everyone looking for a chance to find brotherhood or sisterhood, Western’s Greek recruitment will begin the week of Sept. 4. Though the idea of recruitment has stayed the same, many new features have taken effect, which will allow more students the opportunity to go through the recruitment process without affecting too much of their […]