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Jefferson claims title as Western’s Voice

The line outside of Spratt 101 on Nov. 20 got longer as the anticipation grew among the viewers who were soon going to see who would win The Voice of Western. There were six finalists, two competitors per judge, and it was freshman LaShonda Jefferson whose name was called in the end. “I was at a loss for words when... Read More

Undergraduate enrollment declines 4.06%

According to the data release which came out last Tuesday, Western’s enrollment numbers have fallen; however, this wasn’t unexpected. The numbers in the fall, 2013 release show that enrollment of undergraduates is down by 4.06%. After coming off of a several year enrollment high, the falling numbers were not a shock to most. Associate Dean of Enrollment, Tyson Shank explains:... Read More

Jeremy Todd Wins Addy award

Stiff competition cannot match the creativity found at Western. The American Advertising Federation holds a student ADDY Awards competition every year. The ADDY Awards Competition is a national awards program that is designed for college students. Student works are judged locally and can move up through regional and national judging. Jeremy Todd, a Missouri Western Senior Graphic Design Major, recently... Read More

Campus Voice: What’s your New Years Resolution?

Sarah Faubel, Sophomore  “My ususal New Years Resolution is to cut back on sweets,  but that doesn’t last long.” Bryan Miller, Junior  “My New Years Resolution is to travel more.”   Joyce Stevenson, Junior  “My New Years Resolution is to study more.” Tracy Whorton, Junior  “My New Years Resolution is to spend time with my family who has been living... Read More

Missouri Senate Passes 4.8 Percent University Budget Cut

Missouri State Senators voted Wednesday, April 20 to pass their budget proposal including a higher education budget cut of only 4.8 percent. This is 3.2 percent lower than what Gov. Jay Nixon had proposed earlier this year. Western’s administration is hoping that the budget cuts do not exceed Nixon’s proposed 7 percent. If the House of Representatives agrees with the... Read More