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Hager, O’Neill inaugurated

Hager, O’Neill inaugurated

April 16, 2014 Comments

Destiny Smith

On Tuesday, April 8, the Student Government Association welcomed in their new president Daniel Hager and their new vice president Tyler O’Neill by swearing them in at the Awards and Inauguration Banquet. Katy Sisco, the former SGA president, said her goodbyes to the committee that she has spent the last year with. “I am really going […]

Griffons around the world

April 16, 2014 Comments

Mika Cummins

The Fall 2014 Homecoming theme has been selected. “Griffons Around the World” will be the theme that organizations use for Homecoming week this upcoming fall semester. The theme was narrowed down by a selection board. The top two choices were “Griffons Around the World” and “Blockbusters,” which would feature several of the biggest movies. Ross […]

At-large candidates clear up campaign platforms

April 9, 2014 Comments

Ashley Linder

City Council candidates met on Tuesday, March 26, in Missouri Western’s Spratt Hall to hash out the issues. The six at-large candidates — Kent “Spanky” O’Dell, Jeff Penland, Ken Beck, Byron Myers, Donna Boyer and Kenneth Reeder — were in attendance. Bill Faulkner, the only mayoral candidate on the ballot, also appeared. Unlike the past […]

Senate race leaves five hopefuls behind

April 9, 2014 Comments

Michael Penn

The Student Government Association election for the 2014-2015 term resulted in new members, the loss of old members and lower vote totals than in past years. When elections closed on March 6, the number of votes for SGA president and vice president totaled to only 209, and the number of votes for Western Activities Council […]

Librarian remembered, known for kind deeds

April 9, 2014 Comments

Taylor Enyeart

The Missouri Western family received some unfortunate news on Tuesday, March 25. As staff opened their email, they read that Western employee Frederick (Rick) Dyson, 56, had passed away that morning. Dyson worked as an information services librarian at Western since January 2005. Julia Schneider, library director, had worked with Dyson for over nine years. […]

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