Category: Student Life

Missouri Legislators consider guns for educators

Discussions about a Missouri House Bill have left university faculty with concerns. HB 70 would give professors the right to conceal and carry guns on campus during school hours. Western’s faculty have voiced its opinion on whether it agree with the message the bill is trying to achieve. Dr. Robert Vartabedian, university president and Dr. Robert Bergland,…

One puff away from a “smoke-free” campus

The haze of smoke will soon disappear as Missouri Western forges past other universities’ failed smoke-free policies. Dr. Christopher Bond, Western’s tobacco implementation committee chair, said he is reviewing every step before the policy goes into affect July 1 to ensure all issues are worked out. He said all universities that implement a smoke-free policy…

A chance to venture out on a true entrepreneurship is what three Western alumni students were awarded in a business contest hosted by The Craig School of Business. Erica Ricker, Cassandra Schuster and Erik Garcia were awarded the opportunity to manage and conduct their own Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory or the Aspen Leaf Yogurt store.…