Archive for Politics

U. of Kansas student arrested for peaceful protest

April 3, 2007 Comments

U-Wire

By Tyler Harbert LAWRENCE, Kan. – Jon Dennis didn’t get arrested during spring break for indecent exposure or public intoxication. The University of Kansas senior was taken to a Washington, D.C., police station for praying in front of the White House during the Christian Peace Witness for Iraq march on March 16 during the four-year […]

Blunt speaks about Access at Western

March 27, 2007 Comments

Lauren Epps

Governor tours the state promoting new scholarship program The road to a college degree might have a few less hills and pot holes as a new program to help student’s finance college. Missouri Gov. Matt Blunt came to Western on March 21 to promote a new Financial Aid program, Access Missouri. Blunt has been touring […]

Iraq, region discussed by faculty panel

March 6, 2007 Comments

Kathy Crawford

The U.S. will be drawn into a world war, probably within the next ten years, and China will emerge as the new world power. That is the short version of a possible scenario posed by assistant professor of political science Dan Cox, based on one political science theory. Cox and four other Western professors led […]

Shepard issues call to arms for Western

March 6, 2007 Comments

Lauren Epps

Students filed into Potter Hall on Wednesday looking to hear from a voice that signifies acceptance, personifies hurt and is a beacon of hope for those who have shared her experiences. The Campus Activities Board sponsored the event last Wednesday, along with a showing of the Laramie Project on Tuesday. Janell Banks, president of CAB […]

Western professors affected by the death of Matthew Shepard

March 6, 2007 Comments

Guest Columnist

By Ellis Cross For Missouri Western professors Pat Scott and Martha Ellison, the news of Matthew Shepard’s brutal murder in October of 1998 represented more than the loss of a life because of anti-gay hate— it meant the loss of a friend. Both Ellison and Scott met Matthew at the University of Wyoming, where they […]

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