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SGA senate trumpets quality over quantity

One month of the semester down and nearly half of the Student Government Association Senators are gone. On the surface level, it means that the few are governing the many, simply meaning that the student body isn’t receiving full representation in SGA. Maybe that’s not a bad thing, according to SGA Vice President Jacob Scott, as he states passionately that... Read More

Whats next for the SGA Petition and our 8.2% budget cut?

Students at Missouri Western State University are forced to walk a path of misfortune in the aftermath of an 8.2 percent budget cut. Western’s Student Government Association planned a rally on June 22 this year to voice their concerns that they were dissatisfied with the State’s budget cut towards Western. “Missouri Western shouldn’t be singled out to lose more funding... Read More

SGA’s 39th session meets and passes budget

President Alison Norris’ inauguration and swearing in was held at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, April 18 and the first meeting of the 39th session of the Student Government Association began its first meeting promptly at five o’clock with special instructions from Vice President Jacob Scott to pass the proposed $450,000, 2011/2012 budget. After a few speeches and introductions of senate... Read More

Smoking Ban Issue is Cooling Off

Smokers on Missouri Western State University’s campus may be able to breathe a little easier as the current session of the Student Government Association disbands. Last Monday night was the last meeting of the 38th session of SGA senate. History will record the members of the 38th session as the first to put the campus-wide smoking ban on a ballot... Read More

Humboldt Elementary is Murals for Minds recipient.

Missouri Western’s community outreach program Murals for Minds, sponsored by the Student Government Association and the Griffon Art Society, will be held at Humboldt Elementary School April 2. Registration is from 9-10 a.m. All volunteers are welcome. Murals for Minds is a program where volunteers paint murals on walls of schools throughout the St. Joseph community. “We are helping train... Read More