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National Guards Teach Self Defense Class

The National Guards and Center for Multicultural  Education sponsored a self-defense class in upstairs Spratt Hall. The event consisted of a presentation and several techniques students could use for self-defense. John Sorrentino is a recruiter for the National Guards and taught self defense class. “Me and Staff Sergent Hughes are both recruiters, we both tag-teamed in Self-Defense Class, we presented... Read More

Charles Drew Blood Drive aims to raise awareness

Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. Approximately 36,000 units of red blood cells are needed every day in the U.S. and nearly 21 million blood components are transfused each year in the U.S. The Center for Multicultural Education (CME) hosted their annual Charles Drew Blood drive in honor of Black History Month on Feb. 13 from 10... Read More

The Drive Behind Dianah

Not many people could handle only seeing their parents twice a year and working as often as possible to afford to live, but for Dianah Hidzir this is her life. Hidzir, a public relations major here at Western and international student from Malaysia. She has been a program assistant at the Center for Multicultural Education for two years, and has... Read More

Western promotes LGBTQA education through Safe Zone training

Missouri Western began its annual Safe Zone training Wednesday Oct. 26 with an open forum discussion on critical issues within the LGBTQA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Asexual/Aromantic, Allies and Advocates) community. The Center for Multicultural Education welcomed LGBTQA director Johnathan Pryor from the University of Missouri, Kansas City to speak on issues facing the LGBTQA community at the collegiate... Read More

Honoring Hispanic history

In honor of Hispanic heritage month, Missouri Western had its annual Hispanic Heritage Banquet on Wednesday, Sept. 30. For this year’s banquet, Latina poet Elizabeth Acevedo was asked to perform her poetry. Acevedo is of Dominican decent and grew up in New York City. Her poetry is all about the struggles she has been through and injustices she has seen in her life. She... Read More