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Associate professor elected vice president of NCA

Associate Communications Professor David McMahan recently elected to be the Second Vice President of the National Communication Association and has aspirations to become the president of the organization. McMahan will continue to teach at Missouri Western while acting as vice president.  The NCA is the world’s largest communication association. The NCA has 11 academic journals, host annual conventions and a... 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

Western welcomes journalist Noor Tagouri

Erotic pictures and provocative captions are the things that tend to come to mind when someone hears the brand Playboy, but in late September Noor Tagouri shattered the raunchy stereotype by being the first woman in the magazine’s history to wear a hijab. Photographed fully clothed and poised, Tagouri is a prominent American journalist, established speaker and an international advocate... Read More

Griffon Update

Get up-to-date on the current happenings and events around campus with the broadcast and journalism team at Griffon Update. Griffon Update is a broadcast program on campus for any student looking to be more involved in broadcast journalism and news packaging. Katelyn Canon, convergent media student, describes Griffon Update and what it entails. “Griffon Update is a student-run broadcast publication,”... Read More