Archive for Student Life

Western in deep end

October 7, 2014 Comments

Taylor Allen

Missouri Western administrators are trying to stay afloat before deciding on the future of the campus pool. Western’s pool, located in Looney Hall, has been leaking water, and a lot of it… roughly five gallons every 45 seconds. Shana Meyer, vice president for student affairs, said that the leaking water is not the pool’s only […]

The living, breathing law: Title IX

October 3, 2014 Comments

Meghan Stevens

“No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.” Above is a quote from Title IX, a law passed in 1972 that, by definition, requires gender equity […]

Western develops master plan

October 1, 2014 Comments

Taylor Allen

Missouri Western is developing a master plan to better the campus and is looking for students’ help. Ann Pearce, special assistant to the president, said it is time for a comprehensive master plan since one has not been completed since the campus moved to its current location. “The master plan is really a strategic plan for […]

Family Day 2014

October 1, 2014 Comments

Jessica Kopp

Over six months of planning and $15,000 came to fruition during Missouri Western’s 2014 Family Day. Family day took place on campus last weekend, September 19 and 20, and was organized by Isaiah Collier, assistant dean of student development, and his team. “It was definitely worth it,” Collier said over the weekend. “I am very […]

Fraternities receive fall pledges

October 1, 2014 Comments

Meghan Stevens

In previous years in the Interfraternity Council, there was a limit for the amount of new members each fraternity could receive. This cap has recently been removed, leaving each social fraternity with an equal opportunity to gain as many members as they find necessary. The three social fraternities that went through recruitment week are Phi […]

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