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Students celebrate Chinese Mid-Autumn festival

Last Friday, Missouri Western students got to experience a little bit of a 1,500 year old tradition: the Mid-Autumn Festival. Chinese instructor Yiming Liu was excited to share the Chinese culture with students. “The purpose is to promote cultural exchange; I will show something unique about Chinese culture. I like to introduce these unique things to the audience,” Liu said.... Read More

Dana Andrews goes to China

Info for info box: Strong science and engineering programs. Over 40000 students. Located in Xi’an. Ranked one in 2006 in Telecommunications Engineering and Information Processing Technology. Dana Andrews, professor of English, has gone to China this semester to teach English at Xidian University. This is the second year of the professor exchange agreement between Western and the university in China.... Read More

Creativity fills the walls of the EFLJ department

Colorful new murals have sprouted out onto the walls of the English, Foreign Language, and Journalism department hall. The renovation team consisted of Teresa Rodewald, Natasha Snyder Hatcher, Hanna Greenwell and Roxanne Chase. Chase, coordinator for the new artwork, said that she was in Dr. Mike Cadden’s children literature class when the whole project started. Chase said Cadden wanted to... Read More

Writers Circle helps improve creativity

Colorful compliments and helpful criticism echo in Eder 211 after students read the short stories and poems they have been working hard on aloud. English professor and leader of Writers Circle, Dana Andrews, throws out “That’s good shit, man,” and “You can’t teach that” to his “veterans” that have been with the group for semesters. English professors Andrews and Meg... Read More