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Western hosts congressional debate

October 20, 2014 Comments

Mika Cummins

Western held a congressional debate on Tuesday, Oct. 14 where students could ask candidates questions about their position on important subjects. Dr. W.A. (Bill) Hedge and Russ Monchill are both running for Missouri 6th District of the United States Congress. Dylan Gibson, a political science major, had a big hand in organizing the debate. “Politics […]

International Lecture Series

October 9, 2014 Comments

Jessica Kopp

The International Student Services office is organizing a lecture series that features a variety of countries, presented by respective international students. The first two lectures are about Honduras and Turkmenistan: Tuesday, Oct. 7 and Tuesday, Oct. 14. ISS’s Director Amy Kotwani and her team organize this series every year. “This series has been going on for, I […]

Love isn’t supposed to hurt

October 9, 2014 Comments

Mika Cummins

When you think about domestic violence, plenty of images can flood your mind. A battered Rhianna after a fight with Chris Brown or Ray Rice dragging his unconscious fiancee out of an elevator. Those are just the instances that stick out in the media over recent years. Recently, two events focusing on domestic violence have […]

Parents of slain student speak out against domestic violence

October 9, 2014 Comments

Mika Cummins

On Thursday, Oct. 2, Christie and Curt Brungardt spoke to dozens of students about their lives after their daughter was murdered. Their daughter, Jana Mackey, was a law student at the University of Kansas. She was well-known throughout Kansas for speaking out against domestic violence and volunteering to help its victims. In early July of […]

Largest sorority recruitment ever

October 8, 2014 Comments

Taylor Allen

Spratt Stadium was filled with laughter, tears and excitement on Sunday when Missouri Western’s sororities added a total of 61 new members. Last week’s Panhellenic recruitment set new precedents at Western due to it being the largest rush class in history and holding bid day in Spratt Stadium for the first time ever. Kendra Greer, president of Panhellenic council, […]

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