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Homecoming Committee ironically violates international, federal trademarks

The Phi Delta Theta fraternity received a rude awakening in late September from the Missouri Western Homecoming Committee— the fraternity had violated policies surrounding Homecoming branding. Using the “MWSU Homecoming” brand, Phi Delta Theta had created Homecoming t-shirts and had begun selling them to students and community members. However, after hearing of Phi Delta Theta’s shirts, the Homecoming Committee ruled... Read More

Washburn spoils Western’s homecoming

Washburn defeated Missouri Western 21-7 on Saturday at Homecoming at Spratt Stadium. Over 5,000 fans were in attendance for the 2 p.m. kickoff when the Kansas City Royals were getting ready to begin Game 2 of the American League Championship Series 3 p.m. and for much of the afternoon those fans seemed more entertained looking at their phones for baseball... Read More

Homecoming Parade 2014

This year’s homecoming parade took place last Saturday and was blessed with beautiful weather. Mackenzie Lovitt, an art therapy major, watched the parade for the first time. “I really liked the parade, this year was my first time being here and it was really cool,” Lovitt said. Sharon Rodriguez Benarroch, vice president of the international students club , helped organizing... Read More

Chess, Checkers, Parcheesi and Homecoming

This fall, Western Homecoming will be Oct. 6-12 with familiar and novel events that will bring together students, faculty and community members. Stegall and Erin Teel are co-chairs for the 13-person Homecoming Steering Committee.  Stegall said a lot of brainstorming went into choosing the theme when the committee started planning in January this year. The theme, “Game Changers,” plays on... Read More