Archive for Student Life

Alpha Sigma Phi to leave campus next semester

November 14, 2007 Comments

Emily Gummelt

Is it the end for Alpha Sigma Phi? For now, maybe. One of Western’s fraternities on campus, Alpha Sigma Phi, has announced it’s inactive status, which will begin next semester. Student Engagement Director Don Willis said the fraternity is not in trouble, but they just don’t have the time to keep going. “I know that […]

Triggs tries to bring peace among students

October 31, 2007 Comments

Ellis Cross

It’s a student problem, not a black problem. That was the message given by Tay Triggs, the Multicultural Education Director, during the last SGA meeting. Many of the students involved with the excessive noise, vandalism, vulgarity, and all around bad behavior at the Blum Student Union are African American. “It is perceived as a black […]

The “Worst” Homecoming Week Ever

October 16, 2007 Comments

Staff

As the Homcoming week wrapped up, besides the annual drenched students who were out to support the Griffons, the tired organizations who have spent night and day working on the floats, and the exhausted steering commitee who have worked hard for months, most students involved with homecoming have a bitter taste in their mouth. “The […]

Student-directed theatre season off to great start

October 9, 2007 Comments

Melonne Mack

The Western theatre season got off to a great start with the Steven Levi play, Angel on My Shoulder. On the opening date, Oct. 3, students, parents and even faculty showed their support and came out in a large number. The play is about a woman named Donna, who is in love with a married […]

Outdoor semester is full of adventure

October 9, 2007 Comments

Lori Barringer

There is an alternative to the usual general studies program with less sitting in classrooms, less listening to lectures and writ­ing isolated papers.  It’s called the outdoor semester and while it includes classes, you also get to travel to outdoor settings while you are learning. According to the brochure, students “learn how the land shaped […]

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