Archive for Student Life

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 […]

Love isn’t supposed to hurt

October 9, 2014 Comments

Mika Cummins

When you think about domestic violence, plenty of images can flood your mind. A battered Rhianna after a fight with Chris Brown or Ray Rice dragging his unconscious fiancee out of an elevator. Those are just the instances that stick out in the media over recent years. Recently, two events focusing on domestic violence have […]

Parents of slain student speak out against domestic violence

October 9, 2014 Comments

Mika Cummins

On Thursday, Oct. 2, Christie and Curt Brungardt spoke to dozens of students about their lives after their daughter was murdered. Their daughter, Jana Mackey, was a law student at the University of Kansas. She was well-known throughout Kansas for speaking out against domestic violence and volunteering to help its victims. In early July of […]

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