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GOP convention creates mixed emotions between convention guest

GOP convention creates mixed emotions between convention guest

August 28, 2012 Comments

Matthew Hunt

[caption id="attachment_10956" align="alignright" width="240"] Delegates and guest on the Republican National Convention floor. Photo by. Ellis Cross, News Editor for the Griffon News[/caption]   Republican National Convention began this morning with excitement since yesterdays events were canceled due to the tropical storms. Ellis Cross, News Editor for the Griffon News is in Tampa, Florida this week covering […]

Republican National Convention hits a speed bump

August 26, 2012 Comments

Matthew Hunt

The Republican National Convention is off to a good start with a few minor obstacles. News Editor Ellis Cross has just arrived in Tampa, Fla., where the RNC is to be held. He said that activities start for him today at noon. Cross stated in his blog thecrossreference.wordpress.com that yesterday at 7:38 p.m. eastern, the […]

News editor goes to National Republican Convention

August 21, 2012 Comments

Matthew Hunt

[caption id="attachment_10833" align="alignleft" width="158"] Ellis Cross, news editor for the Griffon News and Delegate for the Republican National Convention[/caption] One Missouri Western student will have the opportunity to travel to Tampa, Fla. on August 27 to be part of this year’s Republican National Convention. Ellis Cross, news editor for the Griffon News was elected as […]

Eggs and Issues

January 2, 2012 Comments

Ellis Cross

After speaking at the Eggs and Issues event held Tuesday at 7:00 a.m. in Fulkerson Center, retired U.S. diplomat William Armbruster said, “As I looked out on the crowd I saw the minefield.” He was referring to his presentation, “The Middle East- Then and Now,” where he saw members of the Muslim mosque, United States […]

Speaker talks about experiences in Kosovo

Speaker talks about experiences in Kosovo

October 25, 2011 Comments

Ryan Swafford

Feelings of euphoria may be what many students who study abroad experience when their opportunities to interact in a different culture arrive. However, after Missouri Western international student Saranda Halili landed in the United States, she quickly became frustrated that most of the Americans she met were unable to pinpoint Kosovo, her native land, on […]

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