Category: News

The Student Government Association has signed a contract with St. Joseph Transit to provide students, faculty and staff of Western with free public bus rides. Anyone with a valid Western I.D. will be allowed unlimited rides to and from any of the bus stops Transit already routes. Shana Meyer, director of student affairs, explains that…

The Board of Governors held their last meeting of the summer Thursday to discuss the recent works of SGA, changes to employee healthcare and a record breaking number of new hires. Though the summer is often a time of decreased activity for the university, this break was markedly different for the college. “Usually, these meetings…

$1.1 Million Feature to be Added to Spratt

The Missouri Western athletic program announced a $1.1 million donation given by Steven L. Craig to fund a video scoreboard Friday for Spratt Stadium. “Thousands and thousands of people, fans and students alike will be experiencing this [scoreboard]. A variety of audiences will appreciate his kind gift and this will [make the stadium] be second…

Final master plan approved

The Western Board of Governors unanimously voted to approve the finalized master plan presented during the April meeting Thursday. The vote came after a presentation by Steve Clark, principal of Clark|Huesemann, regarding some of the general features of the 10-year master plan. “The master plan operates as a roadmap for Western to make changes,” Clark said.…

An extraordinary lecture took place for Western Students on Thursday, April 16, in the lower level of Hearnes in room 102. The speaker was none other than the director of the office of intercultural affairs in the intercultural center at our neighboring school, Northwest Missouri Western State University: Steven Bryant. Bryant’s lecture dealt with three main important…