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Health center pushes for Health fee to help with funding

Students at Missouri Western may be facing another proposed fee this spring. Esry Health Center officials are suggesting that implementing a health fee similar to the Student Success Act, which was enacted a year ago, would guarantee good treatment and services for all students. According to Esry Health Center Administrative Assistant Angie Beck, the health center totaled 1,874 visits. Beck feels that... 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

Revised SGA constitution brings wave of change for student government

On April 18, the Student Government Association will be acting under a new constitution which was passed by the students on a two-thirds vote earlier this month. Current SGA President Dillon Harp said that the most significant change to the constitution is the addition of a Student Bill of Rights. “Essentially what the Bill of Rights is going to do... Read More

Tobacco policy goes on student ballot

Missouri Western, your opportunity to cast your vote on the much bandied about Tobacco Policy will happen March 7-8. This topic has been a sore spot for many students, particularly smokers, and now everyone will have the opportunity to read the new policy and determine whether or not to adopt it. It is important to note before going any further... Read More

SGA meeting goes on with few attending

Even though many members of the SGA have been absent from the past two meetings due to illnesses and school dealings in the states capitol, it has been business as usual for those in attendance. The SGA discussed in their weekly meeting whether the decision in granting the Fellowship of Christian Athletes $750 for the streamers thrown in Western’s loss... Read More