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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. […]

No tuition increase?

April 9, 2014 Comments

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 funding to Western […]

Graduation changes

April 9, 2014 Comments

Andy Garrison

Commencement will look a lot different this May, as Missouri Western aims to develop a new tradition. Graduation will now take place in the Spratt Memorial football stadium for one large ceremony, instead of the traditional two, separate ceremonies formerly held in the Looney Complex. According to Jennifer McDonald, executive administration associate, this new commencement […]

Griffon GPS launches

April 9, 2014 Comments

Taylor Enyeart

A GPS is a popular tool for travelers in America – people like to know where they are going, how long it will take to get there and any problems they may run into along the way. Missouri Western has now provided a navigation tool for students to use as they travel down the road […]

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