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Common basketball courts to be replaced

April 14, 2015 Comments

Junna Resuma

For many years, the commons basketball courts have represented many things at Missouri Western. The outdoor basketball courts symbolize a welcomeness for anyone to start up a game and play. Many students like to play basketball by the commons, along with sand volleyball. However, basketball is beginning to be played less and less. The basketball rims […]

Women of the Future established at Missouri Western

April 14, 2015 Comments

Sydnie Holzfaster

Women of the Future (WTF) looks to create an eye-catching campaign to promote women’s equality at Missouri Western. WTF originator Madeline Marx is eager to get students’ support of a strong communal support system for the women of Western. “As a women’s equality and advocacy group, we are trying to establish a presence on our […]

Speaker informs students about animals shaping landscapes

April 12, 2015 Comments

Junna Resuma

A visiting professor from many miles away came to speak with Western students regarding “Animals as Agents of Geomorphic Change in a Period of Changing Environments.” Dr. David Butler, author of “Zoogeomorphology: Animals as Geomorphic Agents,” and physical geographer professor at Texas State University was invited by professor Dr. Dawn Drake at Western along with a […]

Ludacris, Vine entertain at Civic Arena

April 12, 2015 Comments

Brendan Welch

Rap artist Ludacris performed at the Civic Arena in St. Joseph with Bryce Vine at the 2015 WAC Spring Concert on Saturday, April 11. Ludacris is a three-time grammy-winning artist who released his latest album “Ludaversal” last month and was on the dais for “The Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber” on March 30.  He also […]

Drivers’ Education

April 2, 2015 Comments

Brent Rosenauer

Western Institute and the St. Joseph School District will no longer be offering a summer drivers’ education program because of a Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education policy. The MDESE policy states, “…a fee may not be charged for a state-approved summer school program…” MDESE Communications Coordinator Sarah Potter explains that this policy has […]

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