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So uncivilized Western (Editorial)

October 29, 2014 Comments

Nick Ingram

There has been a growing trend not only in St. Joseph, but also here on our own campus, crime. This is issue nine of the Griffon News and so far this semester, we have reported 36 crimes that have happened on campus including one sexual assault. So far this semester, we have reported 36 crimes […]

Nothing nice to say? Don’t say it

October 20, 2014 Comments

Mika Cummins

Everyone at one point or another has had something mean said or written about them. In the age of cyber bullying, it seems that every time you turn your back, there’s a new way to anonymously be rude to someone via the Internet. It’s gone from chatrooms and IMs to Facebook accounts dedicated to “confessions.” […]

Love isn’t supposed to hurt

October 9, 2014 Comments

Mika Cummins

When you think about domestic violence, plenty of images can flood your mind. A battered Rhianna after a fight with Chris Brown or Ray Rice dragging his unconscious fiancee out of an elevator. Those are just the instances that stick out in the media over recent years. Recently, two events focusing on domestic violence have […]

Show us the money

October 3, 2014 Comments

Taylor Allen

Missouri Western administrators have recommended that the Board of Governors refund a tuition increase to undergraduate students that are residents of Missouri. This seems to be because Western finally received state funding that wasn’t budgeted. Now, there is an adjustment, leading to a possible refund – however small – to students that paid the increase […]

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 […]

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