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Training camp contract renewal in the works

October 3, 2014 Comments

Mika Cummins

The last five summers have had a reoccurring theme on campus: a whole lot of red on a black and gold campus. The Kansas City Chiefs have been hosting their preseason training camp at Missouri Western for the previous five summers. This past training camp was the final under contract between the Chiefs and Western. […]

Census shows increase in headcount

October 3, 2014 Comments

Brendan Welch

The fall 2014 census shows a steady increase over last fall in students enrolled, and relatively no change in credit hours taken. Currently, Western’s headcount is 5,742 undergraduate students, which is a 1.74 percent increase over last fall’s 5,644. While the headcount is slightly up over last year’s, the total number of credit hours that […]

Finding a new chief of police

October 3, 2014 Comments

Daniel Cobb

The hunt for the new Chief of Police is nearing its conclusion. After 24 years, Chief of Police Jonathan Kelley retired in late June 2014. Missouri Western’s Risk Manager, Tim Kissock, took over as interim police chief while a committee was put together to find a replacement. “There’s a committee that has been going through […]

Western celebrates Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival, international diversity

October 1, 2014 Comments

Brendan Welch

Every year when the moon is at its brightest in the fall sky, Chinese people across the world celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival. Last Friday, Missouri Western joined them in their festivities. This festival, which is traditionally celebrated on the fifteenth day of the eighth lunar month, is considered the Chinese version of Thanksgiving.  Traditional Chinese […]

Western develops master plan

October 1, 2014 Comments

Taylor Allen

Missouri Western is developing a master plan to better the campus and is looking for students’ help. Ann Pearce, special assistant to the president, said it is time for a comprehensive master plan since one has not been completed since the campus moved to its current location. “The master plan is really a strategic plan for […]

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