Archive for Residential Life

Griffon Hall problems reach a peak, Stier addresses solutions

March 23, 2012 Comments

Matthew Hunt

By this time next year, residents of Griffon Hall will hopefully have all complaints put to rest. Mark Stier, Director of Residence Life, said that all new facilities have issues and with Griffon Hall, there are issues but they are minor. Part of the problem with the residence is the amount of time it takes […]

Residential Life desires positive, professional RAs

February 27, 2012 Comments

Matthew Hunt

Leadership, commitment and an open mind  are just a few of the qualities that Residential Life is looking for in those applying to become a residential assistant. Crystal Carlson, Scanlon residence hall director, said that if students are interested in becoming a resident assistant, applications are out now. She said that applications can be picked […]

Campus maintenance suffers from budget cuts

February 22, 2012 Comments

Natalie Spivey

Budget cuts are affecting all aspects of Missouri Western, including the maintenance department. In the last several years, the maintenance staff has decreased by four custodial employees, a painting position and a mail clerk. [caption id="attachment_9446" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Trash can be found many places on campus, especially with cuts to campus maintenance. Photo by Jason […]

Suites get new key systems

January 23, 2012 Comments

Eboni Lacey

To provide better safety to the students and give the campus the most efficient technology, the key office and the facilities department partnered with residential life to install new key mechanisms for the residential halls. Instead of the old padlock keys that have been installed for several years, the departments decided to get brand new […]

Annual crime report shows increase in drug violations

October 9, 2011 Comments

Dave Hon

Esther Peralez has an actual badge that says “SHERRIF,” but for the vice president of student affairs, the increase in drug law violations is more about education than enforcement. “I’m really about accountability. I’m really about teachable moments and educational moments,” she said. “So if we say that there are no drugs or alcohol on […]

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