Archive for Editorial

Editorial: Time to act on fee is now

February 18, 2013 Comments


Be prepared to pay more money for your education next semester—or not. The Student Success Act, written and passed by SGA in the last month, imposes a new fee on students. The fee stepladders depending on your student status: full-time students will pay $75, part-time students $50 and summer students $25. SGA has held several meetings […]

Editorial: Next VP for Student Affairs must be in tune with students

February 12, 2013 Comments


Before Esther Peralez, Missouri Western was without a vice president for student affairs. If her brief time here taught students and faculty one thing it’s that we need a VP. It’s an important job. College isn’t just about grades and diplomas. It’s about an experience. What students need is an administrator that understands who they […]

Editorial: Western is slipping

February 5, 2013 Comments

Andy Garrison

Western’s school closing policy for weather events needs to loosen up or get better supplies to combat the conditions. In the aftermath of the freeze followed by snowfall recently, there have been many reports and witnessed events of students falling on several days of slippery sidewalks around campus. Physical Plant Director Lonnie Johnson explains the […]

Editorial: Give students a fair chance

January 31, 2013 Comments


Missouri Western has always been about the little guys. So when the Student Government Association decided to change its process for how its annual SGA t-shirt is chosen, they didn’t consider the little guy. The SGA executive board disregarded what this university means to some students; a chance to shine. In the past, students submitted […]

Editorial: Enforce, or expect students to ignore

January 15, 2013 Comments

Andy Garrison

Like a puff of smoke in a summer breeze, Western’s policy makers are wandering aimless when it comes to how they will enforce the new smoke-free legislation slated to begin this summer, and the clock is ticking. To pass such a restrictive policy without any solid proposal of how to enforce it seems like an […]

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