Archive for Student Life

The “Worst” Homecoming Week Ever

October 16, 2007 Comments


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 […]

Student Savings Club helps college students

October 9, 2007 Comments

Charlene Divino

Missouri Western students looking to save money with local businesses needn’t look any further than the Student Savings Club, an online discount site. MWSU Student Government Association spon­sored partnership, which was first introduced in April of 2007, is a service for all students, faculty and staff free of charge.  “With college expenses on the rise, […]

LEMAP suggests arming campus officers

October 2, 2007 Comments

Patrick McGuire

The Public Safety Task Force will bring a recommendation to the next Board of Governors meeting asking that the Public Safety officers should be armed. Missouri Western is the only public university in the state that employs commissioned officers that do not carry guns. Beth Wheeler, Director of External Relations, spearheaded the task force that […]

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