A brief history of Easter

As a kid, Easter was always about hunting for eggs, making delicious treats and getting gifts from the Easter Bunny, but as we grow older it’s important to understand why the holiday is celebrated. Jay Lemanski, assistant professor of history, explains that Easter begins with the Jewish Festival of Passover. “Passover commemorates when the Jews […]

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Degrees of success

Most students today appear to think that college is just a place to come after high school, get a degree and move on. Most students today are wrong. As I walk the halls of Missouri Western, with my bag full of so many books it feels like I have a body thrown over my shoulder, […]

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Convocation: How it began

Some wonder about the birth, the genesis, the uprising and takeover of the Convocation on Critical Issues at Missouri Western. This year’s Convocation on Critical Issues will hosts T. Boone Pickens who’s speech is titled Leadership and Getting Things Done: Reflections on a Lifetime of Comebacks and America’s Energy Future. The Convocation was the brainchild […]

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