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Recap of Black History Month

Black History Month was celebrated and sponsored by the Center for Multicultural Education department at Missouri Western. The CME held events throughout the month of February which included students of all races coming together to celebrate African-American history. CME Program Assistant Alexis Williams has been a part of the organization for many years. She believes that each event held in February went well... Read More

The Drive Behind Dianah

Not many people could handle only seeing their parents twice a year and working as often as possible to afford to live, but for Dianah Hidzir this is her life. Hidzir, a public relations major here at Western and international student from Malaysia. She has been a program assistant at the Center for Multicultural Education for two years, and has... Read More

Tunnel of Oppression seeks volunteers

Once again the CME annual tunnel of oppression is looking for volunteers to help lead groups through the tunnel, sound effects and pictures, from October second through the nineteenth. According to Director Latoya Fitzpatrick,  “We need people to be actors in the tunnel. We need people to lead tours through the tunnel We also need people to help set up... Read More

NAACP hosts ‘To Be Black or Black-ish’

On Thursday, the Missouri Western chapter of the NAACP hosted ‘To Be Black or Black-ish,’ a program designed to educate people about the black experience. The event was attended by six people in Spratt 201. Eric Toliver, President of the Western NAACP and host of the event, emphasized being genuine about yourself throughout the event. “My goal for ‘To Be... Read More

Griffons fight blood shortage

After a winter that saw several cancellations of blood drives and seasonal dips in donations, Missouri Western hosted two blood drives to help address an emergency blood shortage. On Monday, Feb. 13, the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Club hosted a blood drive in Remington Hall through the Community Blood Center, which raised raised 39 units of blood from 47 attendees... Read More