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Speech and Debate ranked No. 31 in America, hosts high school tournament

November 12, 2014 Comments

Brendan Welch

Missouri Western’s debate team has racked up several impressive victories in order to be No. 31 in the country. The Speech and Debate program, which is co-directed by Sohail Jouya and Abi Richardson, is only in its second year of existence after being defunct for over a decade, and is proving that it is back […]

Homecoming Parade 2014

October 29, 2014 Comments

Jessica Kopp

This year’s homecoming parade took place last Saturday and was blessed with beautiful weather. Mackenzie Lovitt, an art therapy major, watched the parade for the first time. “I really liked the parade, this year was my first time being here and it was really cool,” Lovitt said. Sharon Rodriguez Benarroch, vice president of the international […]

Schneider deal

October 29, 2014 Comments

Brendan Welch

A new partnership between Missouri Western and Schneider Electric has the ability to save not only energy, but a lot of money for the university. Schneider Electric, a company that specializes in energy savings, plans to update Western’s plumbing, lighting fixtures, mechanical systems and to seal gaps in all of the buildings. According to a […]

MTV comedian cracks up students

October 29, 2014 Comments

Mika Cummins

On Thursday, Oct. 23, MTV’s Guy Code comedian Chris Destefano helped lighten the moods of busy students. Western Activities Council hosted the comedian as part of Homecoming week. Destefano is a comedian from Long Island, New York, where he went from Division III athlete to doing standup comedy. “What got me into comedy was that […]

Cronkite preview by Jason McCracken

October 29, 2014 Comments

Taylor Allen

Missouri Western will host Dr. Douglas Brinkley, Rice University professor and prolific biographer, as the featured speaker at the 21st R. Dan Boulware Convocation on Critical Issues at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 4, in the Looney Complex. Brinkley was chosen to speak at the event as his recent publication of “Cronkite,” -a New York Times Best Seller- was […]

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