Archive for Opinion

Bear Pride

May 5, 2014 Comments

Nicholas Ingram

I have been asked recently about why I constantly wear shirts, hats, coats and carry a Missouri State University lanyard. Simple answer, I believe Missouri State is a much better school. Yes, there are good things about Missouri Western. The professors I have are great, certain members of the administration have helped me, being a […]

Is it even worth it?

May 5, 2014 Comments

Nicholas Ingram

As we go through college, we are introduced to numerous opportunities that could lead to our future careers. However, I have to ask the question, is it all really worth it? Education is definitely important, and anyone that says it isn’t is crazier than I am, but what I am questioning is whether or not […]

Spratt gets a facelift

May 5, 2014 Comments

Michael Penn

Now is the time to excite students about Griffon sports, and  renovations to Spratt Stadium might just do the trick. Student support of Missouri Western athletics has been hard to come by recently. Sure, students will come to the game, but after halftime Spratt Stadium is less than half full and is overtaken by the visiting […]

IFC cap lifted

May 5, 2014 Comments

Michael Penn

Rush restrictions will finally be lifted, and fraternities need to take advantage of this amazing opportunity. Missouri Western’s Inter Fraternity Council has proposed to remove the cap for fraternity rush, beginning in the Fall of the 2014-2015 academic year.   In the previous years, IFC rush was capped at a certain percentage, depending on the […]

Editorial — B.o.B ticket sales B.o.m.B

May 5, 2014 Comments

Staff

In the February 13th edition of The Griffon News, we ran a staff editorial entitled, “B.o.B costs a F.E.E.” In that editorial, we predicted that the new $5 fee assessed to students to attend the Spring Concert, which they’d already paid for through student fees, would be a bad idea. It pains us to say […]

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