Archive for Student Life

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 […]

Planetarium holds fall shows

October 2, 2007 Comments

Margaret Slayton

The Bushman Planetarium on Western’s campus has released its fall schedule. The series will start Oct. 1 and end Oct. 9. The series will begin with two showings of “Light Years from Andromeda,” on Oct. 1 and 2. This show was selected to start the series in order to coincide with the St. Joseph News-Press […]

Mitchell Ave. to open Friday

September 25, 2007 Comments

Lisa Crawford

Missouri Western students traveling east will no longer have to take the long way home.  Mitchell Ave. will re-open completely from Western’s main entrance to Riverside Rd. Friday, Sept. 28 if the weather permits. Since June 5, construction paid for by TIF (tax increment financing) funds from American Family Insurance has inconvenienced many Western students […]

Page 30 of 48« First...1020«2829303132»40...Last »