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Career fair

Students met face-to-face with ready-to-hire employers at Missouri Western’s career fair. The career fair was held on Thursday, Sept. 25 in Fulkerson Center. Almost 40 businesses were present and ready to meet with Western students looking for a job. Kay-lynne Taylor, director of the student employment center, felt the career fair was an opportunity students should never miss out on. “If... Read More

“Supersize me,” said my middle finger

In recent news, I can’t help but notice the outcry from, mostly, the fast food workers over the living wage. I really was just going to let it go, watch it fall off the radar as just some goofy blip of a trend. Quickly disappearing like a fart in a summer breeze. However, a recent trip to a fast food... Read More

Western plans for future, looks to ‘graduate students for 21st century’

Missouri Western is learning from the past to build for the future by establishing goals to move the university forward. The strategic planning process is a way for Western to identify opportunities, establish goals and objectives to move forward in continuous improvement. Associate Provost and Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs Cindy Heider said, in the current draft form, that... Read More