Archive for Editorial

Stand up for Lavonte

April 8, 2013 Comments

Staff

He fought for you on the basketball court, it’s time for you to fight for him. Lavonte Douglas, number 34 on the Missouri Western’s Men’s basketball team, represented Western on the court for two years. He was a 2011-2012 MIAA all-conference tournament player. He averaged 13.6 points per game. Most importantly, Lavonte is a student. […]

Editorial – SGA voter turnout dies with a whimper

March 23, 2013 Comments

Andy Garrison

If students at Western have a problem with the Student Government Association next semester, they can blame poor campaigning procedures and unreasonably short campaign time. Through a lack of taking full advantage of campaigning through social media sites as well as web-based voting problems, the election for SGA president and vice president came to an […]

Editorial: What do they actually protect and serve

March 7, 2013 Comments

Eboni Lacey

It’s pretty safe to say that we are not 100 percent confident in our school’s police staff and that is quite sad. It’s not that students don’t want to trust police officers – especially the ones that ensure that the campus we attend is safe. It’s simply because there are too many problems and too […]

Editorial: It’s hard to discover gold in a snow storm

February 25, 2013 Comments

Staff

After a giant snow storm, discovering gold could have waited until Monday. Students were relieved last Thursday when they awoke to cancelled classes, but the day after the storm Western decided to reopen. Despite snow-covered roads and highways, Western made the decision to ask students’ to gamble their safety and make the trek to school. […]

Editorial: Possible breath of life for Blum

February 22, 2013 Comments

Staff

With funds that were set aside for cuts in the budget at Western that never came to fruition, there are talks about remodeling the Blum Student Union building. Blum is pretty sterile and not very inviting to students at all as it is now, and the remodel could go far to boost the moral on […]

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