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Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon’s Appropriation plan shows increase towards Higher Education

February 5, 2013 Comments

Matthew Hunt

When considering Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon’s appropriation plan for higher education, Missouri Western officials say a look under the hood may be in order. Nixon is calling for $34 million for higher education. Missouri Western could receive a boost of 3.4 percent after meeting certain criteria. Dr. Robert Vartabedian, university president, said the problem is […]

Western hopes to excite, educate campus with black history month

Western hopes to excite, educate campus with black history month

February 4, 2013 Comments

Andy Garrison

Black History Month at Western is shaping up to be anything but boring. [caption id="attachment_15318" align="alignleft" width="150"] The Marching Cobras, an African American dance team, came to Rolling Hills to celebrate Black History Month. Joyce Stevenson | Staff Writer[/caption] All month long there will be a long list of things to do to celebrate; from […]

Missouri Legislators consider guns for educators

Missouri Legislators consider guns for educators

January 30, 2013 Comments

Matthew Hunt

Discussions about a Missouri House Bill have left university faculty with concerns. HB 70 would give professors the right to conceal and carry guns on campus during school hours. Western’s faculty have voiced its opinion on whether it agree with the message the bill is trying to achieve. Dr. Robert Vartabedian, university president and Dr. Robert Bergland, […]

Missourians for Equality pushes for student help

Missourians for Equality pushes for student help

December 4, 2012 Comments

Matthew Hunt

[caption id="attachment_14067" align="alignnone" width="286"] Aaron Malin, executive director (left) and Monica Nelson, co-founder (right) pose outside the Secretary of States office in Jefferson City, Missouri. They have filed to petition a ballot measure for the next election.[/caption]   One group thinks Missouri’s youngest voters are the key to its goals. Missourians for Equality seeks a […]

Living the American political process through the eyes of a student

September 8, 2012 Comments

Matthew Hunt

One Missouri Western student was selected for the opportunity to serve in the 2012 political process. [caption id="attachment_11224" align="alignright" width="270"] Submitted photo by Ellis Cross. The view outside the dome for the National Republican Convention last month in Tampa, Florida.[/caption] Ellis Cross, news editor for the Griffon News, was selected by fellow Republicans to serve as […]

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