Archive for Student Life

Students raise concerns about campus smoking

October 15, 2009 Comments

Dave Hon

Students traveling to class on a rainy day may have noticed the congregation of smokers in between Murphy and Eder halls and have either choked to death or joined in under the rain free canopy. Since the majority of Missouri Western students are non-smokers, the Student Government Association is mediating to find a solution to […]

Online classes increase options

October 15, 2009 Comments

Jesse West

For many college students, the task of getting out of bed and going to classes for five hours straight can seem challenging. Imagine doing it while also holding down two or more jobs, raising a family and having to commute 40 miles to class everyday. Luckily, those students dealing with these kinds of situations have […]

Rebel students, faculty gather to listen to banned-book reading

October 8, 2009 Comments

Ryan Heldenbrand

Students, faculty and members of the community gathered in Blum Union on Thursday, Oct. 1 to attend the 13th annual Reading of Banned and Challenged Books. This event is put together every year for people to listen to excerpts from some of the most banned and challenged books of all time. Michael Cadden, chair of […]

Aramark renovates food court facilities, menu for $300K

October 2, 2009 Comments

Jesse West

Imagine returning to a familiar place after being away for a few months. You expect it to be just the way it was the last time you were there, but, when you walk in the door, something brand new grabs your attention. Students at Missouri Western State University who visit the food court in Blum […]

Students react to VP speech

October 21, 2008 Comments

Emily Gummelt

A long line of students, faculty and others anxiously waited to see Obama’s vice presidential candidate for the first time in person. The entire campus had been talking about his arrival since Tuesday night, when everyone first learned he would be coming on Thursday. Aside from the group of protestors standing outside with signs, people […]