Archive for Politics

College Republicans talk issues

March 17, 2012 Comments

Matthew Hunt

The college republicans have different views of the Republicans candidates running for President, but they all agree that they want anyone but Obama.  The officers of the College Republicans have made their picks for President of the United States to go against President Obama this fall. Each officer of the organization has chosen a different […]

Conservative students join together

February 20, 2012 Comments

Matthew Hunt

Missouri Western is about to get a political mixture for students to choose from. In 2010, the University Democrats were formed, and now students are working to create the College Republicans. Travis Hart, president of college republicans, believed it was time to give students the opportunity to choose a student group that fits their political […]

Students participate in petition that aims to legalize marijuana

February 13, 2012 Comments

Dave Hon

Some students at Missouri Western have a solution to Missouri’s budget problem: cannabis. Several members of the Western student body have become participants in a state wide initiative to legalize, tax and regulate cannabis. Show-Me Cannabis, the group behind the initiative, is attempting to procure 150,000 signatures by April. If the group achieves this, the […]

Eggs and Issues

January 2, 2012 Comments

Ellis Cross

After speaking at the Eggs and Issues event held Tuesday at 7:00 a.m. in Fulkerson Center, retired U.S. diplomat William Armbruster said, “As I looked out on the crowd I saw the minefield.” He was referring to his presentation, “The Middle East- Then and Now,” where he saw members of the Muslim mosque, United States […]

Gun concealment bill dead, discussion alive

December 10, 2010 Comments

Guest Columnist

You’re sitting in class one day, look over at the student next you and see a gun in his inside jacket pocket. Is that a reality today? No, but it may be someday and that someday may be sooner than later. In April of 2009, the Missouri House of Representatives passed an amendment to the […]

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