Archive for Out Front with Hunt

Registration coming to an end

October 1, 2012 Comments

Matthew Hunt

In decades past we have heard our elder’s say that students are not educated enough to vote, and when they do vote, they do it for all the wrong reasons. It’s true, not all students care to vote, but there are those who keep up with how the local, state, and federal government is working […]

Student activism lacks among Western students

September 25, 2012 Comments

Matthew Hunt

Student activism isn’t what it used to be. It seems that Missouri Western students have lost their rights to protest and rally all together. In the past couple of years we have only seen the “You Can’t Let a Griffon Down” rally form when Western faced budget cuts. The Student Government Association worked to rally […]

Putting academics ahead of the game

September 14, 2012 Comments

Matthew Hunt

When student athletics and academics combine,  they cause chaos not only for the players themselves, but for the team as well. Proposition 48 was a regulation voted on by the NCAA in 1986 for Division I schools to force requirements both academic and drug-related for college athletes to continue playing sports. The idea behind this regulation is […]

A solution to decrease future student loan debt in the US

September 2, 2012 Comments

Matthew Hunt

Most people believe that a college degree is one of the best investments in a person’s life. However, there are pitfalls for earning that degree. In May of 2012 the student loan debt in the United States exceeded the $1 trillion marker and is exceeding that number as we speak. Students who come to college […]

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