Category: Student Life

It’s a student problem, not a black problem. That was the message given by Tay Triggs, the Multicultural Education Director, during the last SGA meeting. Many of the students involved with the excessive noise, vandalism, vulgarity, and all around bad behavior at the Blum Student Union are African American. “It is perceived as a black…

As the Homcoming week wrapped up, besides the annual drenched students who were out to support the Griffons, the tired organizations who have spent night and day working on the floats, and the exhausted steering commitee who have worked hard for months, most students involved with homecoming have a bitter taste in their mouth. “The…

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…

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,…