Archive for Politics

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 […]

Making Missouri Western smoke-free becomes campus issue

September 17, 2010 Comments

Todd Fuller

If the students at Missouri Western want their campus to become smoke-free then for the time being, they will have to lead the charge to make it happen. In light of the decision at our Maryville neighbor to implement a no-smoking policy campus wide on August 1, several faculty and staff members were asked to […]

House passes budget, $200 million cut

April 8, 2010 Comments

Todd Fuller

Missouri’s state appropriations budget for public higher education dodged a bullet in the first round of legislative cuts, as the Missouri House passed the budget—$200 million lighter—to the Missouri Senate. According to an article printed in the St. Joseph News-Press last week there are still approximately $300 million in cuts needed to balance the State […]

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