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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 […]

Family Day 2014

October 1, 2014 Comments

Jessica Kopp

Over six months of planning and $15,000 came to fruition during Missouri Western’s 2014 Family Day. Family day took place on campus last weekend, September 19 and 20, and was organized by Isaiah Collier, assistant dean of student development, and his team. “It was definitely worth it,” Collier said over the weekend. “I am very […]

Fraternities receive fall pledges

October 1, 2014 Comments

Meghan Stevens

In previous years in the Interfraternity Council, there was a limit for the amount of new members each fraternity could receive. This cap has recently been removed, leaving each social fraternity with an equal opportunity to gain as many members as they find necessary. The three social fraternities that went through recruitment week are Phi […]

Land lease lends major hand to Master Plan

October 1, 2014 Comments

Mika Cummins

Last Thursday, Sept.18, Missouri Western alumnae Republican Rep. Kenneth Wilson brought a treasured document to the Missouri Western campus. He presented a copy of House Bill 1206 that just passed through the House that now eliminates a sunset clause allowing Western to utilize their excess land and lease it to businesses. The original sunset clause only […]

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