Archive for Residential Life

One puff away from a “smoke-free” campus

One puff away from a “smoke-free” campus

January 14, 2013 Comments

Matthew Hunt

The haze of smoke will soon disappear as Missouri Western forges past other universities’ failed smoke-free policies. Dr. Christopher Bond, Western’s tobacco implementation committee chair, said he is reviewing every step before the policy goes into affect July 1 to ensure all issues are worked out. He said all universities that implement a smoke-free policy […]

New Greek Plaza to brighten Juda Hall’s backyard

September 17, 2012 Comments

Ellis Cross

Greek life at Missouri Western will soon be enhanced even more with an outdoor plaza behind Juda Hall. The new circular plaza will be used by Greek organizations for ceremonies and as a recruiting tool. Greeks have never had a place to call their own on campus until now, with the new Greek Village and […]

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 […]

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