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Belt reborn in Cronkite namesake

Belt reborn in Cronkite namesake

April 9, 2014 Comments

Andy Garrison

The Walter Cronkite Memorial set the stage on Friday, April 4, as the Belt Highway was laid to rest and the Walter Cronkite Memorial Highway was born. The new Walter Cronkite Memorial Highway, stretching from Frederick Ave. south to I-29, now has two new signs identifying the renamed area. Spratt’s memorial to the long-time CBS […]

Chariot race

Chariot race

April 9, 2014 Comments

Andy Garrison

The odds were definitely in favor of Sigma Sigma Sigma and Phi Delta Theta as they took first place in the Greek Week chariot race on Monday, March 31. Teams stood on the field across from Popplewell Hall beside their Hunger Games themed chariots on Monday, battling the harsh winds. Each sorority was paired up […]

SGA vote totals far lower than expected

SGA vote totals far lower than expected

April 4, 2014 Comments

Andy Garrison

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 […]

St. Joseph council candidates have final debate

St. Joseph council candidates have final debate

April 4, 2014 Comments

Andy Garrison

By: Noah Green The final debate between St. Joseph city council candidates on Thursday, March 27 proved the most aggressive of the series. The forum, held at Missouri Western, featured general election challengers from District I, District II and District V. Each district race is between a challenger and the district’s incumbent, and will be […]

Tuition increase?

April 4, 2014 Comments

Andy Garrison

By: Noah Green Missouri Western’s Board of Governors on Thursday outlined a plan to either freeze — or raise — undergraduate tuition next year, depending on the budget adopted by the Missouri General Assembly. In order to keep tuition rates the same as the current year, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon’s budget proposal, which would increase […]