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Western Debate Duo Ranked No. 1 in Missouri

Seniors Mike Smith and Chris Miles are now ranked as the number one debate duo in the state of Missouri, and according to the National Parliamentary Tournament of Excellence (NPTE) the pair currently rank 16th nationally. After several years of working together as a team, Chris Miles feels that the national recognition from previous tournaments they have received has set... Read More

Students gather to watch 2016 Presidential Debate, with varied support

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, the two front-runners in this November’s presidential election, exchanged heated words during the Debate held Monday night. Several arguments were contrived, many opinions were voiced and a lot of students listened intently as Mr. Trump and Secretary Clinton tossed verbal jabs at one another. A room packed with Missouri Western students watched the debate at... Read More

Quantity not compromising quality

Western’s debate team attended the National Parliamentary Tournament of Excellence, March 20-22, at William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri. The sophomore duo of Chris Miles and Michael Smith were the sole representatives of Missouri Western at the tournament, due to the team’s loss of coaches and substantial drop in membership. The National Parliamentary Tournament of Excellence is recognized as one... Read More