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Year Of The Dog: Chinese Spring Festival

The Chinese Spring Festival was packed full of traditional dancing, food and music that encouraged attendees to learn about Chinese culture.  On Mar. 6. in Blum Union the International Student Center put on the Chinese Spring Festival. The Chinese Spring Festival celebrated the Chinese New Year with a mix of education and fun activities.  Chinese Exchange Instructor Jin Peng performed... Read More

Annette Weeks featured in Ingram’s list

Director of Center of Entrepreneurship Annette Weeks, was chosen to be on Ingram’s “50 Missourians You Should Know 2018” list. Ingram’s is a business magazine based in Kansas City and Week said she’s honored to have made the list. “It was a tremendous honor to be included in Ingram’s ’50 People to Know,’ especially when I got to looking at... Read More

Freedom of the Press

Widely known free speech activist Mary Beth Tinker talked to Missouri Western students and faculty on Monday, Feb. 19 about the importance of free speech and understanding citizen’s own constitutional rights.  In 1969, Tinker and her brother John, along with three other students, wore black armbands around their arms to protest the Vietnam War. Their school administration said the students... Read More

Google Comes To Western

Communication and journalism majors, as well as members of the community, were given free Google Cardboard headsets and training on how to use 360 video. On Tuesday, Feb. 6 in Spratt Hall from 2 to 4 p.m. Digital Tools Trainer Daniel Petty, spoke to students on how to use the tools that Google has to offer. At this presentation students... Read More