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Western celebrates Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival, international diversity

Every year when the moon is at its brightest in the fall sky, Chinese people across the world celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival. Last Friday, Missouri Western joined them in their festivities. This festival, which is traditionally celebrated on the fifteenth day of the eighth lunar month, is considered the Chinese version of Thanksgiving.  Traditional Chinese families celebrate the holiday with... Read More

Mural in Blum to honor international students

Three student organizations gathered in Blum Student Union on Feb. 17 to paint a mural in honor of Western’s international community. The Griffon Art Society, Student Government Association and International Student Services all teamed up to paint flags inside the word “ONE” along the west entrance to Blum. Alison Norris, SGA director of communications, helped organize and gather funds for... Read More