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AIDS activist discusses importance of finding cure

December 3, 2014 Comments

Meghan Stevens

The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) have been around for many years without a probable cure. HIV is a particular virus that weakens the immune system by destroying cells that fight infection–T-cells and CD4 cells. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome occurs when your immune system becomes deficient. According to, “AIDS is syndrome, rather […]

Senate votes down leadership organization

December 3, 2014 Comments

Katelyn Canon

At the final senate meeting of the semester, the Student Government Association recognized three of the four proposals for new student organizations. Epsilon Tau Pi, the Public Relations Student Society of American and the Rotaract Club became registered student organizations, but the National Society of Leadership and Success was denied SGA recognition. Senator Haden McDonald, who […]

Deadline extended, Chiefs contract still under negotiation

December 3, 2014 Comments

Mika Cummins

On Monday, Dec. 1, Missouri Western and the Kansas City Chiefs hit the official deadline for a training camp contract extension. The day went by and no decision was made. Since both sides still have some things they would like to iron out, a 30-day extension for the deadline was signed. Now, the university and […]

New chief of police on the horizon

December 3, 2014 Comments

Daniel Cobb

The newest chief of police is set to be chosen fairly soon, if everything goes according to plan. Chief of Police Jonathan Kelley retired in late June 2014. Missouri Western’s Risk Manager Tim Kissock took over as interim police chief while a committee was put together in order to find a replacement. Two candidates, Ken […]

Western lights up to kick off winter

December 3, 2014 Comments

Taylor Allen

Western Activities Council hosted its annual Light Up Western event on Dec. 2 at 6 p.m. in the Fulkerson Center. The night was full of different activities, including “iceless” ice skating, pictures with Santa, cookie decorating and free prizes for students in attendance. Western students and community members alike enjoyed the festivities in Fulkerson to […]

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