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Smoking should not be an issue

October 10, 2012 Comments

Nick Brewer

I’m Nick Brewer, an economics major here at MWSU and a non-smoker.  That being stated, a smoke free-campus robs students of possibly the most valuable lesson college has taught me; opportunity cost.  That life is full of choices and tradeoffs between goods and services.  These past four years have been a safe place to experiment […]

Innovation Campus comes to Western

August 21, 2012 Comments

Matthew Hunt

This fall Missouri Western will be one of nine universities awarded a grant of $1 million to establish an Innovation Campus. Thanks to the partnership of the state of Missouri, Gov. Jay Nixon, Missouri Western, Metropolitan Community College and several others who made these projects possible, students will now have the chance to discover endless […]

Welcome to Western, Freshmen!

August 18, 2012 Comments

Matthew Hunt

Welcome to the incoming freshmen class of Missouri Western. It’s a new year, and the world is in the palm of your hands. Though you now have the freedom to do what you want, you must remember the cost of staying here at Western. It has been said time and time again that there are […]

New Editor-In-Chief takes reins

April 27, 2012 Comments

Eboni Lacey

Finally! Finally! Finally! I’m the new Editor-In-Chief, which is a position that I  have been fighting for over a year now. Through hard work, patience, sweat, tears, yells and screams I have received one of the best honors a journalist could achieve, and for this I am extremely grateful. Now that the fight is over, […]

The rivalry that doesn’t exist

April 23, 2012 Comments

Brian Duskey

As a proud Theatre & Cinema student, I constantly have to hear about this “Theatre and Music student rivalry.” Let me say one thing about this: shut up. This rivalry? It’s bullshit. It doesn’t exist. Any more talking about it is just fuel to a fire that isn’t even flammable. The biggest example of this […]

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