Archive for Residential Life

‘Without a doubt the best compromise’

April 14, 2015 Comments

Jon Dykstra

Compromise. That was the theme for the Student Success Act Fee Advisory Committee, as their April 6 meeting ended with major improvements to the Looney Complex and Blum Student Union being agreed upon. With the end of the semester looming, the committee needed to come to a consensus before the end of the year. The […]

New hoops without damage

March 31, 2015 Comments

Jon Dykstra

When there is a problem on campus that affects student life at Missouri Western, that’s when the Student Government Association is there to help the student population. Many students play basketball at the Commons on the outdoor basketball hoops, but this activity is getting more and more difficult for students that wish to enjoy a […]

Food pantry approved, coming to campus

March 26, 2015 Comments

Jon Dykstra

One of the most discussed and debated issues in the Student Government Association the last few years has been the inclusion of a food pantry on campus, but it no longer has to be, as the administration has spoken. No matter if SGA supports the project or not, a food pantry will be on campus […]

Broadband doubles in dorms

Broadband doubles in dorms

March 26, 2015 Comments

Brent Rosenauer

Internet bandwidth speeds for Missouri Western residence halls were doubled Wednesday, March 18, from 250 megabits per second (mbps) to 500 mbps. To do so, the university is going to pay $5,250 per month. Western was paying $3,025 for the 250 mbps contract. The increase was proposed by Fred Nesslage, manager of Information Technology Services, […]

Blum shines at Heart Your Union

Blum shines at Heart Your Union

February 19, 2015 Comments

Jon Dykstra

Candy and giveaways highlighted Heart Your Union, as 16 various student organizations and services gathered on the second floor of the Blum Union to show students what they have to offer. This free event was put on by the Student Government association and headed by Senator Brian Shewell, who serves as the Chairman for Campus […]

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