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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 […]

Western has a fat wad

February 18, 2013 Comments

Andy Garrison

-Editorial- With all the excess money that Western has accumulated to prepare for the cuts that never took place, they should cover health care fees for students on campus. Initially the student success act had us paying a fifty dollar a month fee to cover the costs of visiting the health center; the thing is, […]

Students need a Christmas gift

February 18, 2013 Comments

Matthew Hunt

Even before students go on break they are expected to pay Student Success Act fees for the second time as they enroll in the spring 2013 semester. Full-time students will pay another $75, part-time will pay $50 and summer will pay $25 on top of what they pay for tuition. If you will remember, the […]

Editorial: State funding leads to inequality for Western

February 18, 2013 Comments

Staff

In recent years Western has faced some difficult challenges—mainly through budget cuts. Unfortunately, the tough times for Western are most likely not over. Despite the economy turning around, the current Missouri Governor has made it clear that he does not support higher education. Unless there is a drastic change in Gov. Jay Nixon’s attitude, Western […]

Editorial: Missouri Western State High School

February 18, 2013 Comments

Ellis Cross

Personal freedoms are being limited at Western to the point that all we need to complete the experience is lockers in the hallways and bells between classes. Students are not allowed to vote on major legislation on this campus. Recently the Student Government Association made the decision for the student body and voted in a […]

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