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Caleb McKnight running for Missouri State Representative

Caleb McKnight is a senior at Western and is involved in many organizations on campus who will be running to become a state representative of Missouri. McKnight will be running against Representative Jim Neely. Neely is a republican and represents Clinton and Caldwell counties and parts of Clay and Ray (District 8) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was... Read More

Pi Sigma Alpha to sponsor voter registration

Pi Sigma Alpha, Western’s political science honor society will be sponsoring a voter registration session Thursday, Feb. 11 and Friday, 12 from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. in the Blum Union. With recent polling from the Iowa Caucus, Republican front runner Ted Cruz emerged victorious after obtaining 27.6 percent of the delegates support, as well as Hillary Clinton holding 49.9 percent... Read More

Film series educates on ‘Election Politics’

Although two films have already been shown, there is still much more the political film series being shown on campus has to offer for Missouri Western. “Politics are often represented in popular culture, so it’s a different way for students to engage in politics and learn about campaigning outside the classroom,” political science professor Dr. Edwin Taylor said about why... Read More

Rediscovering the Joy of Movement

All-star athletes come from all walks of life. At Missouri Western, they can even be found in the form of our professors. Dr. Edwin Taylor, assistant professor of Political Science since August of 2010, will be participating in an upcoming marathon. “Actually, I ran my first in November,” Taylor said. “I never intended to run a marathon. The thing... Read More