Archive for Editorial

Are you “green” yet?

October 2, 2007 Comments

Charlene Divino

Your local supermarket has gone green and wants to know if you have yet. So do the celebrities that can’t stop doing voiceover for Discover Channel specials about global warming. The fuel manufacturers want to know too. Are you buying into the movement?    Are you going to jump on the bandwagon too? I was […]

Recycling Rocks! Western joins the recycling cause

September 25, 2007 Comments


So it’s begun.   We, as a campus, have finally entered the 21st century and joined the recycling world.     Students can now recycle the following in the bins on campus: white and colored copier paper, “post it” notes, envelopes without windows, computer paper, stationary, manila and colored file folders without labels, notebook paper, forms […]

New president needs good qualities

September 18, 2007 Comments


Get the job done right. We, as students, expect nothing less from decision-makers at Missouri Western. The firm hired to assist in the search for Missouri Western State University’s next president has begun its work and we’d like to submit some ideas to Dr. Allen E. Koenig, senior consultant with R.H. Perry & Associates (RHPA) […]

There’s a right way and a wrong way

September 11, 2007 Comments


Back in seafaring days it was bad luck if rats abandoned a ship when it was docked at port. The superstition went that they knew something was wrong and the ship was doomed. Well the S.S. Missouri Western saw some rats go over the side this summer. The roster of departures reads: Stan Sweeney, director […]

No Left Turn

August 28, 2007 Comments


You’ve seen it right? When you come into campus via Faraon like we’ve had to do all summer, there is a lovely sign here, just as some people might normally turn left to get into the student union parking lot entrance 50 feet away. No Left Turn. So technically, to get into that lot one […]

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