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Editorial: Occupy Missouri Western

November 3, 2011 Comments


Your job is to be a student. College students, including some Western students, are participating in the Occupy Wall Street movement. With as much as is going on in their lives, how can these students juggle it all? We are not unemployed. Any traditional college student has a job: getting an education. They are not […]

Editorial: hard work paid off

October 25, 2011 Comments

Blair Stalder

Kudos to the Homecoming Committee for putting on a successful homecoming week. There was an abundance of school spirit this last week with decorations all over campus, including signs painted by several organizations posted along Downs Drive and attractive visuals of Max drawn on dorm and building windows. The events were not completely new, but […]

Griffon athletes represent all of Western

October 20, 2011 Comments


Several months ago two Missouri Western football players took heroic action in saving a baby. Their good deed was recognized nationally and the Student Government Association rewarded them at this fall’s convocation. While these two athletes represented Western with honor and dignity, not all athletes have learned to follow in their footsteps. In a city […]

New Athletic Director will be Western asset

October 13, 2011 Comments


Missouri Western spent countless hours and months searching for a new Athletic Director, hoping to find somebody that will stabilize the position much needed in order to have program success. Western may have found one in Kurt McGuffin. McGuffin was the first of the four finalists to present his case as to why he should […]

Editorial: Western, the other black and gold

October 6, 2011 Comments


Seven years of growth is a huge accomplishment for an organization with diminishing funds. Then again, Missouri Western has never been an average institution. In the past seven years, Western has increased its enrollment by 27 percent. We are a growing and diverse university. Most Western administrators would attribute this to the harsh economy. Layoffs […]

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