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A Brief History of Student Success

The Student Success Act, signed into action in 2012, is a Student Government legislation that outlines a $75 a semester fee for certain student services and a committee to oversee the allocation of funding. The program was initially created to cover a possible cut in state education funding. If a funding cut had been enacted, student services— Esry Health center,... Read More

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

Western has a fat wad

-Editorial- With all the excess money that Western has accumulated to prepare for the cuts that never took place, they should cover health care fees for students on campus. Initially the student success act had us paying a fifty dollar a month fee to cover the costs of visiting the health center; the thing is, none of us benefit from... Read More

New Fee for Esry Health Services Proposed

The Esry Medical Services office may begin to cost everyone in the form of a fee every semester. The move is controversial because fees are not met with enthusiasm but the benefits to everyone could be greater than the cost. The idea of a fee for Esry’s medical services is not new. They charge a fee of between $15 to... Read More