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The Wildlife Society adds to its trophy case

The Wildlife Society adds to its trophy case

February 6, 2015 Comments

Jon Dykstra

The Missouri Western chapter of The Wildlife Society has been honored as Student Chapter of the Year for the North Central Section once again. This award is becoming a bi-annual tradition for the organization. Western has been awarded this distinction in six of the last 10 years: 2004, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2014. An […]

SGA shake-up

February 6, 2015 Comments

Jon Dykstra

The Student Government Association has lost four of its members in the past two weeks. SGA announced the resignation of three members during its meeting on Jan. 26. Sky Lux, the SGA director of finance, resigned after serving for the entire fall semester. Lux cited his class workload as the primary reason for leaving office. “He […]

SSA Committee to meet on new proposal

January 29, 2015 Comments

Jon Dykstra

The Student Government Association has several big decisions on their plate for this semester, but none of those have the potential repercussions or the benefits as the decision of what to do with the $672,000 raised through the Student Success Act. The Student Success Act, or SSA, states that it is “student approved fees” and […]

Missouri Western Sees Improvement in Admission Numbers and Numbers Go Down In Housing Numbers

January 29, 2015 Comments

Christina Ruark

While the number of students living on campus has gone down, it currently looks as though overall admissions numbers will be slightly up over last year. Director of Residential Life Nathan Roberts believes that the lower housing numbers are normal for this time of year. “Well, right now we are hovering around 1100, which is […]

Board moves forward, approves Spratt Stadium project bonds

December 3, 2014 Comments

Mika Cummins

On Friday, Nov. 21, the Board of Governors at Missouri Western voted to approve and proceed with the $5.5 million auxiliary system revenue bond issue to pay for improvements and renovations to Spratt Memorial Stadium. Final terms of the bond issue will be approved at a later date by the Board, but the resolution allows […]

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