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Western dance clinic begins: preparing for auditions

Students all over Western campus are starting to get a new pep in their step. The main cause of this is the Missouri Western Dance Company (MWDC)’s dance clinics. With clinics just now beginning, and auditions coming up, many students have dance on their mind and in their daily routines. April 6th marked the first day of clinics in the... Read More

National Guards Teach Self Defense Class

The National Guards and Center for Multicultural  Education sponsored a self-defense class in upstairs Spratt Hall. The event consisted of a presentation and several techniques students could use for self-defense. John Sorrentino is a recruiter for the National Guards and taught self defense class. “Me and Staff Sergent Hughes are both recruiters, we both tag-teamed in Self-Defense Class, we presented... Read More

Western presents Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month and its purpose is to empower women of the future. At Missouri Western, for the entire month of March, Dr. Melinda Kovács is helping lead events that are bringing awareness to the importance of women empowerment. Not only is Kovács involved with discussions at the March events, but Western students are getting involved as well.... Read More

Political prodigy Rachel Gonzalez makes history

In high school, teenagers are supposed to focus on schoolwork, friends and part-time jobs. At the age of 17, Western student Rachel Gonzalez was focused on politics and the betterment of the United States of America by running as a delegate for presidential candidate Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential election. Gonzalez started out as a volunteer for the Clinton... Read More

Vartabedian’s Friedman Eulogy

Joe Friedman Eulogy by Bob Vartabedian   Dr. Joseph Friedman was born in St. Joseph, Missouri in 1920. And, he certainly had a remarkable life.   He was a war hero and liberator of Holocaust survivors. He also had a career as a well-respected local podiatrist. And, as we all know, he was a highly accomplished performer, writer, and researcher.... Read More