Archive for Student Life

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 […]

Western celebrates women

March 26, 2015 Comments

Brent Rosenauer

Whenever Americans hear of Ireland, we often envision fighting Irishmen, angry Leprechauns and exorbitant drinking on St. Patrick’s Day. Dr. Ed Taylor, assistant professor of political science, revealed to Western students and staff a piece of Irish history that is often forgotten— the Northern Ireland Women’s Coalition. His lecture was named “Enter the Peacemakers: The […]

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, […]

SSA Advisory Committee Meets

March 23, 2015 Comments

Jon Dykstra

(subhead = “Student Success Act committee meets to discuss use of student fee”) (This article goes between 2 plans) It all started with a plea for help from administration. The Student Success Act was enacted to help alleviate the costs of decreasing state appropriations, help Missouri Western continue the services it has and keep the buildings properly maintained. […]

Senator Shewell’s proposal

March 19, 2015 Comments

Jon Dykstra

Senator Brian Shewell has brought a plan to the committee to allocate the assets for four basic areas: Baker Fitness Center, Health Services, Recreation Services space and International Student Services and Recruitment. Shewell’s proposal leaves two years of the money for improvements to the Blum Student Union untouched. While it is only two-thirds of what […]

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