Category: News

This week is Entrepreneurship Week here at Missouri Western. Sponsored by the Center for Entrepreneurship and Alpha Kappa Psi, Entrepreneurship Week is a series of workshops and lectures for both students and community members interested in learning and strengthening key business skills. Annette Weeks, director of the Center for Entrepreneurship, and the center’s advisory committee…

Western could soon see change in residential housing options. Western’s Pride Alliance and Residential Hall Association have been working hand-in-hand to propose the university designate a select number of gender neutral dorm rooms. Pride Alliance President Kate Chapman feels that creating gender neutral dorms will allow students to feel safer on campus. “My freshman year…

Students may soon be voting on proposed changes to the structure of their student government. On Monday, March 28, legislation was proposed that would make several changes to SGA, including the introduction of new positions and how it operates. The first of these proposed changes is Senate Bill FY16-64, which was first read at Monday’s…

Western welcomed Jimmy Albright as the Spring 2016 Eggs and Issues keynote speaker, Tuesday, March 29. Since 1988, Western has brought in a variety of keynote speakers to lead communal forums on current topics. Albright presented “Origins of Conflict in the Middle East,” entailing a brief history of the region, as well as overview of…

One of the biggest issues facing college students is the high cost of their higher education. The cost of tuition is thousands of dollars, forcing many students to take out loans. Additionally, for some the cost of on-campus housing raises the price tag of a college degree even higher. But there is also an additional…