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Professors clash at political science gun symposium

April 16, 2014 Comments

Ashley Linder

College Republicans and Democrats pulled the trigger on gun control debate a symposium hosted by the groups on Thursday, April 10. Jonathan Euchner, assistant professor of political science at Missouri Western, served as a monitor for the debate at in Spratt Education Hall. Panelists Edwin Taylor, assistant professor of political science, Steven Greiert, professor of […]

At-large candidates clear up campaign platforms

April 9, 2014 Comments

Ashley Linder

City Council candidates met on Tuesday, March 26, in Missouri Western’s Spratt Hall to hash out the issues. The six at-large candidates — Kent “Spanky” O’Dell, Jeff Penland, Ken Beck, Byron Myers, Donna Boyer and Kenneth Reeder — were in attendance. Bill Faulkner, the only mayoral candidate on the ballot, also appeared. Unlike the past […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pay to Caesar, what is Caesar’s

December 11, 2013 Comments

Dvonta Richard

  The Jews were indignantly oppressed by the severe and sometimes illegitimate taxation of the Roman Augustus, but for good reason. The Roman tax code was as complex (if not more complex) than the current American tax is today, with “special taxes” that would be collected, more or less, depending on specific contingencies of the […]

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