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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

Staff

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 […]

Editorial: Hidden fees create chaos for students

Editorial: Hidden fees create chaos for students

November 7, 2012 Comments

Staff

The future of students graduating has been trampled down by hidden fees and secretive dates making it almost impossible for graduation. Missouri Western might offer students a great opportunity through earning a degree, but trying to get out of college after you have passed all these classes might be a challenge. Students who are seniors […]

Editorial: Students should take a stand on this election season

October 30, 2012 Comments

Staff

Flip-flopping seems to be the game that the Missouri Western Board of Governors likes to play. In a crucial election year, the Board of Governors has decided to support Proposition B which would favor a bill that could raise taxes on cigarettes for revenue toward Higher Education. The proposition would generate an estimated $84 million […]

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