Archive for Student Life

Western mourns

April 24, 2007 Comments

Lauren Epps

The dust of Virginia Tech has settled, however, the minds of students, parents, faculty and administrators across the nation have not. The questions, what ifs and hypothetical situations are mounting. Concerns over safety policies and security procedures for college campuses are being called into question across the nation. Missouri Western’s Dan Nicoson, vice president of […]

Spring Concert offers break to students

April 24, 2007 Comments

Brandon Spencer

With 1,417 people in attendance, Switchfoot was “Meant to Live” for playing in the St. Joseph Civic Arena, but mixed feelings from Missouri Western students showed that some saw it as “The Beautiful Letdown.” The annual Spring Concert, which is organized by the Missouri Western Campus Activities Board, featured the Grammy nominated alternative rock band, […]

Arizona Supreme Court takes up tuition case

April 24, 2007 Comments

U-Wire

By Djamila Grossman PHOENIX – The Arizona Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to consider the legality of a case in which former University of Arizona students sued the Arizona Board of Regents for increasing tuition by nearly 40 percent in 2003. In November, an appellate court decided the students are generally entitled to sue the board […]

Students vote for CAB’s change to WAC

April 24, 2007 Comments

Ciarra Leathers

Missouri Western students and alumni know that when it comes to student activities, the Campus Activities Board organizes the events. But there is a new name on campus, and the Western Activities Council is the new moniker for CAB. Emily Feger, who is a WAC board member, said that CAB is an overused word. “WAC […]

Western to ping pong for Prevention

April 24, 2007 Comments

Margaret Slayton

Western’ s first campus-wide ping-pong tournament will take place April 28 at 10 a.m. with an ending time determined by the number of contestants. Student Senate and Partners in Prevention will sponsor this event. The ping-pong tournament will take place in the residential halls and in Blum Union. Students must play in the hall they […]