Archive for Student Life

Barbosa double dribbles from Sweden to Western

May 1, 2007 Comments

Karyn Daugherty

It’s the first of May and students at Missouri Western are studying hard for finals and making plans to head home after a long year. Except for one Western student, Selma Barbosa, who will soon leave Sweden to spend the summer closer to Western. Barbosa has been doing double dribble this past year; she has […]

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


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 […]