Category: Student Life

Success is his revenge

Brian Banks was only sixteen when he had his life and dreams stolen from him by a false accusation. Now in his thirties, more than ten years later, he speaks about what he went through and how he overcame the justice system failing him. On Thursday, Sept. 17, Banks spoke at the “Standing in Your…

Beach bash brings banging beats

There are a lot of mixed reviews concerning the concert which was put on by one of MWSU’s social fraternities, Phi Delta Theta, and held in Kemper of the Fulkerson Event Center on Wednesday, Sept. 2. The beach-themed event was coordinated by Phi Delta Theta member Alec Smith and featured DJ Apollo who entertained the…

Foaming Fun

The commons were filled with music on Thursday, Sept. 3, as students made their way to the basketball courts where the annual foam party was being held. Every year as a new semester begins, the student group Western Activity Council (WAC), puts on a party for all of Missouri Western’s students. A machine is attached…

Rush numbers released

The second week of class is over, which also marks the end of rush and recruitment week for Western’s two fraternities and three sororities. 64 girls and 33 boys received bids from their Greek organization of choice on Sunday’s bid day. While fraternity Phi Delta Theta (called “Phi Delt”) welcomes 26 pledges, seven new members…

Missouri Western’s campus will be seeing a new addition in the form of a food bank this month. The food bank is located in Blum 214 and opened on Thursday, September 8. The official ribbon cutting ceremony will be held on Thursday, September 24, and anyone is welcome to come. The food bank will allow students to…