Archive for Student Life

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 […]

Fessler’s proposal

March 19, 2015 Comments

Jon Dykstra

Dr. Cale Fessler, vice president for financial planning and administration, in conjunction with Dr. Robert Vartabedian, MWSU president, has a proposal on the table for two years worth of the Student Success Act fee, or roughly $448,000, to be committed to the the creation of additional recreational space. “On the [master plan] list of top […]

Western student invents microscope adapter for smart phones

Western student invents microscope adapter for smart phones

February 26, 2015 Comments

Brent Rosenauer

Sophomore Justin Turner presented his homemade invention to a classroom of genetics students on Tuesday, Feb. 17. The “Just In Time” Adapter is an adapter for microscopes that allows students to take pictures of specimens on a slide using their smart phones. Turner described the inventing process as “extremely independent.” “I saw a need and […]

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 […]

Time capsule planned for MWSU

February 19, 2015 Comments

Brent Rosenauer

The Student Centennial Committee, funded by SGA, is finalizing plans to bolt a time capsule on campus. The capsule will be placed somewhere in Blum Union, to be opened 50 years from now – in 2065. The idea is still in its infancy – details such as when and where the capsule will be placed, […]

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