Archive for Opinion

Thumbs up to the master planning team

October 1, 2014 Comments

Taylor Allen

In case you haven’t heard, the master plan project sounds pretty important. Just the name, ‘master plan,’ indicates that this isn’t just a normal, routine improvement plan – this is the comprehensive, big deal, will-affect-the-campus-for-a-long-time, master plan. This plan is going to affect almost every physical aspect of our campus – landscaping, building improvements (including the […]

Noticing the small changes

October 1, 2014 Comments

Daniel Cobb

Last week, the Griffon News staff was able to sit down with the president’s cabinet at Missouri Western. During this editorial board meeting, we were able to get a lot of information on various events and projects that Missouri Western is currently working on. It was a very enlightening experience, and we were continuously informed […]

Easy riders

October 1, 2014 Comments

Andy Garrison

This one is for all of the people who have to commute to Western… You will get this for sure. It never fails. I start out on my hour-and-a-half trek every morning, minding my own business, listening to whatever morning show I happen to have on the radio, and I see a hulking silhouette on the […]

20 and married

September 23, 2014 Comments

Taylor Allen

“You’re MARRIED? How old are you?” “Aren’t you like 20?” “Why would you want to be married so young?!” I’m a 20-year-old full-time college student, a Missouri Western employee, the news editor for the Griffon News and a wife. Unfortunately, many people think one of these things doesn’t fit. I’ll give you a hint: it […]

Giving students free theatre tickets? Yes please

September 18, 2014 Comments

Mika Cummins

This year, the School of Fine Arts is doing something that benefits the students and hopefully themselves. They are giving away tickets to their musicals and plays free of charge to any Missouri Western student who presents an student I.D. Yeah. That’s right. Free. Every college students favorite word. Originally, students had to pay about […]

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