Archive for Student Life

Student’s counseling practicum: helping others with relationship issues

March 27, 2007 Comments

Patrick McGuire

Everyone has times when they struggle with relationships, and Western students can find help right here on campus with that issue. For the next three weeks, senior psychology major Lindsey Barnes will be continuing a group session based on everyday relationships. Her group meets every Wednesday at 3 p.m. in the Counseling Center, located in […]

Summit brings close to Women’s History Month

March 27, 2007 Comments

Ciarra Leathers

The Center for Multicultural Education presents the first Annual Women’s Summit, “Sisterhood Denied,” on March 26 in Blum Union 218/219 at 6 p.m. for Women’s History Month. The summit will introduce women to Global Sisterhood and controversial issues that deny true unity among women. It will start with the introduction of the staff, which is […]

Spring break on a tight budget

March 6, 2007 Comments

Jessica Payne

Imagine waking up in a cold, dreary apartment. Spring break is supposed to be the best week of a student’s life, but instead you are stuck at home. Friends are gone because they went somewhere exciting for this special week. Many students have to stay home because they don’t think they have enough money to […]

Western professors affected by the death of Matthew Shepard

March 6, 2007 Comments

Guest Columnist

By Ellis Cross For Missouri Western professors Pat Scott and Martha Ellison, the news of Matthew Shepard’s brutal murder in October of 1998 represented more than the loss of a life because of anti-gay hate— it meant the loss of a friend. Both Ellison and Scott met Matthew at the University of Wyoming, where they […]

Vaccine cost sticks students

February 27, 2007 Comments

Ciarra Leathers

A vaccine for genital human papillomavirus could be made available in the Esry Health Center at Missouri Western, but whether students could afford it is an issue. Administrative assistant Angie Beck said that the vaccine is so expensive that they don’t have the money for it. “We’ve had some inquiries, but we don’t have the […]