Archive for Student Life

MTV comedian cracks up students

October 29, 2014 Comments

Mika Cummins

On Thursday, Oct. 23, MTV’s Guy Code comedian Chris Destefano helped lighten the moods of busy students. Western Activities Council hosted the comedian as part of Homecoming week. Destefano is a comedian from Long Island, New York, where he went from Division III athlete to doing standup comedy. “What got me into comedy was that […]

White Coat ceremony held for nursing students

October 20, 2014 Comments

Meghan Stevens

A crowd of family and friends watched on as the 50 members of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing class of 2016 were called on stage to be cloaked in white lab coats. The students received this honor in Kemper Recital Hall on Oct. 9. For many years, White Coat ceremonies have been held in order to […]

Housing situation, better than before

October 20, 2014 Comments

Jessica Kopp

Missouri Western faces one of the highest numbers of students living on campus in its history with 1,306 residents. At the beginning of the semester, housing was so full that students were put on a waiting list for a place in one of the residence halls. According to Nathan Roberts, director of residential life, this […]

Western hosts Court of Appeals

October 20, 2014 Comments

Taylor Allen

Missouri Western hosted the Missouri Court of Appeals for the seventeenth consecutive year on Tuesday, Oct. 14. The Court of Appeals hosted a three-judge panel, which included Karen King Mitchell, Cindy Martin and Gary Witt. These judges heard arguments for five cases. Western’s Department of Criminal Justice, Legal Studies & Social Work sponsored the event. Suzanne […]

International Lecture Series

October 9, 2014 Comments

Jessica Kopp

The International Student Services office is organizing a lecture series that features a variety of countries, presented by respective international students. The first two lectures are about Honduras and Turkmenistan: Tuesday, Oct. 7 and Tuesday, Oct. 14. ISS’s Director Amy Kotwani and her team organize this series every year. “This series has been going on for, I […]

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