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Western is awarded 4.8 million in state funds

February 13, 2015 No Comments

Jon Dykstra

Lionel Attawia, student governor of the Student Government Association, announced to the SGA on Monday that Missouri Western has earned $4.8 million from the state of Missouri for the 2014-2015 academic year. This extra money was proposed by Gov. Jay Nixon in his State of the State address this year.  Although the amount was approved […]

SGA shake-up

February 6, 2015 No Comments

Jon Dykstra

The Student Government Association has lost four of its members in the past two weeks. SGA announced the resignation of three members during its meeting on Jan. 26. Sky Lux, the SGA director of finance, resigned after serving for the entire fall semester. Lux cited his class workload as the primary reason for leaving office. “He […]

SSA Committee to meet on new proposal

January 29, 2015 No Comments

Jon Dykstra

The Student Government Association has several big decisions on their plate for this semester, but none of those have the potential repercussions or the benefits as the decision of what to do with the $672,000 raised through the Student Success Act. The Student Success Act, or SSA, states that it is “student approved fees” and […]

Senate passes $10,000 to fund Student Centennial Committee

November 12, 2014 No Comments

Katelyn Canon

In a measure to fund student activities for the Centennial, the Student Government Association approved a $10,000 appropriation on Monday, Nov. 10. The proposal was originally heard in the senate meeting the previous week. Student Governor Lionel Attawia sponsored the measure. Attawia, who is on the Student Centennial Committee, said that while the university has […]

Senator visits Western

Senator visits Western

October 8, 2014 No Comments

Taylor Allen

Due to new legislation and changes to old understandings, one local politician has taken it upon herself to help educate Missouri college campuses regarding sexual violence. As part of her “Claire on Campus’ tour, U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill visited Missouri Western to speak to administrators, faculty members and students about sexual assault. She made her visit on […]

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