Archive for Student Life

Planetarium holds fall shows

October 2, 2007 No 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 No 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 […]

Shang bolts for UMKC

September 11, 2007 No Comments

Rikki Cason

Many changes are in store for Western over the next few semesters. The biggest change however, comes in the staffing. With many faculty and staff leaving over the summer, many faculty members have had to double up on jobs and find replacements for their missing colleagues. Dr. Paul Shang is one of the members of […]

Students to direct Western plays

September 11, 2007 No Comments

Daniel Donan

Imagine yourself driving home from whatever you’re doing at 2:35 a.m. and your car radio is tuned into KFEQ. The weather report is on and little do you know the stolid sounding female voice that is telling you that rain is on the way is one of your peers at Missouri Western State University. Her […]

Recruitment format allows more to attend Greek events

August 28, 2007 No Comments

Rikki Cason

For everyone looking for a chance to find brotherhood or sisterhood, Western’s Greek recruitment will begin the week of Sept. 4. Though the idea of recruitment has stayed the same, many new features have taken effect, which will allow more students the opportunity to go through the recruitment process without affecting too much of their […]