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Western mourns

April 24, 2007 Comments

Lauren Epps

The dust of Virginia Tech has settled, however, the minds of students, parents, faculty and administrators across the nation have not. The questions, what ifs and hypothetical situations are mounting. Concerns over safety policies and security procedures for college campuses are being called into question across the nation. Missouri Western’s Dan Nicoson, vice president of […]

London makes learning fun

April 17, 2007 Comments

Chaz Hoskins

The English 361 class of Literature on Site arrived in London around 11:30 p.m. that first Friday of spring break, so their real fun didn’t begin until next day. The students went to the Portobello Road Market, which is one of the world’s most famous markets; it’s internationally renowned for its second-hand and antique sections. […]

Belize gives one student direction

April 17, 2007 Comments

Karyn Daugherty

When Jennifer Shaffer registered for classes at the end of last semester, she had already made her spring break plans; she knew she would not be spending her spring break in Missouri, enduring the extreme weather changes. At 4 a.m. on March 11, Shaffer said goodbye to her friends and family and met the bus […]

Students experience architecture, art in Paris

April 17, 2007 Comments

Jill Muir

The Students enrolled in HON 396, Nineteenth Century Paris, traveled to Paris March 8-11 to better understand French culture and apply what they have been learning all semester in the classroom. While in Paris, students visited between two to three different sites every day and were usually done by 3 p.m. This allowed them some […]

Iraq, region discussed by faculty panel

March 6, 2007 Comments

Kathy Crawford

The U.S. will be drawn into a world war, probably within the next ten years, and China will emerge as the new world power. That is the short version of a possible scenario posed by assistant professor of political science Dan Cox, based on one political science theory. Cox and four other Western professors led […]

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