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Higher education performance funding to increase?

April 14, 2015 Comments

Nick Ingram

Missouri Western is potentially in line to receive an additional $600,000 in funding next year. The Missouri Legislature is currently in the process of debating on an approximate 3 percent increase for higher education funding across the state. At this point, the outcome of House Bill 3 is in the hands of lawmakers in Jefferson […]

‘Without a doubt the best compromise’

April 14, 2015 Comments

Jon Dykstra

Compromise. That was the theme for the Student Success Act Fee Advisory Committee, as their April 6 meeting ended with major improvements to the Looney Complex and Blum Student Union being agreed upon. With the end of the semester looming, the committee needed to come to a consensus before the end of the year. The […]

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 […]

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