Category: Guest Column

by Ida Haefner My fellow Griffons: What a whirlwind of an adventure this year has been as the voice for all of you! I can honestly say that I have grown as a student and as a person, and I have learned so much in this role that I was elected to serve. This year,…

Music—an everyday occurrence yet complex notion. Music permeates our culture, used as a means of communication, expression of emotion, and even a form of therapy. We hear it on the radio, driving to and from school or work. We hear it in the supermarket as we go aisle to aisle, scouring the shelves. But what…

Mary Beth Rosenauer, Bachelor of Music Education, Hometown: Savannah, MO, Student Senator, Campus Advancement Committee Chair, Founder of Western Appeal: MWSU a cappella group Sigma Alpha Iota Treasurer, National Association for Music Educators Treasurer, Missouri Girls State Counselor, St. Joseph Youth Alliance Board Member, Starbucks Barista When you announce your candidacy for SGA president, people…

At their October 16, 2012, meeting, the Governance Advisory Council recommended a new policy banning the use of tobacco products on the campus of Missouri Western State University. I signed the policy October 23, 2012. The new policy is below. The target date for implementation of the new policy is July 1, 2013. Missouri Western…