Archive for Student Life

Western singers move on to next round of national competition

February 27, 2012 Comments

Natalie Spivey

Three students from Missouri Western’s music program competed Feb. 11. and advanced to the second round of the Classical Singer competition. The national competition, sponsored by the Classical Singer magazine, gave $6,000 in cash prizes for the event and awards cash prizes to the top three contestants. The competition involves contestants at the high school, […]

Students voice concen over campus dining

February 27, 2012 Comments

Matthew Hunt

Overpriced food, lack of weekend selection in the cafeteria, and a proper diet seem to be the concern of students. Senior Sebastian Smith is concerned by many issues with campus dining. He believes that the food court should provide nutritional facts and when asked for the facts, they weren’t available. Smith said he gave his […]

Campus maintenance suffers from budget cuts

February 22, 2012 Comments

Natalie Spivey

Budget cuts are affecting all aspects of Missouri Western, including the maintenance department. In the last several years, the maintenance staff has decreased by four custodial employees, a painting position and a mail clerk. [caption id=”attachment_9446″ align=”alignleft” width=”150″ caption=”Trash can be found many places on campus, especially with cuts to campus maintenance. Photo by Jason […]

Black Student Union sets plans for black history month

February 20, 2012 Comments

Albert Shelby

Getting students involved and active on campus in the month of February seems to be the goal for the members of Black Student Union. They will be hosting multiple events around campus for students to come out and attend. According to BSU President Louis Erby, the students are who he is looking out for. Erby […]

New Fitness Classes Hopes To Keep Students Exercising

February 20, 2012 Comments

Albert Shelby

Director of Recreational Services Wonda Berry had a vision that started with a fitness class named Zumba. Zumba is a dance fitness workout that involves dancing to international music. That vision then expanded and three more fitness classes were created to help get students at Western and the community more engaged in exercising. “SGA brought […]