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MIAA athletes make NFL impact

From 2000 to 2015 there have been 76 MIAA athletes that have continued their football careers in the NFL and of those 76 players, 21 have been drafted. The MIAA has long been known as one of the most competitive and talented conferences in Division II football and has been a constant source of NFL talent since the year 2000.... Read More

Western faces familiar opponents as MIAA play begins

After playing in three nonconference tournaments, the Griffons will finally face a familiar opponent as they begin their conference play against the Northeastern State RiverHawks. In Western’s previous nonconference tournament, the LAAS Memorial, the team pitched a shutout in the opener, defeating Concordia-St. Paul 3-0. However, they went on to lose three out of the next four games, leaving the... Read More

Housing situation, better than before

Missouri Western faces one of the highest numbers of students living on campus in its history with 1,306 residents. At the beginning of the semester, housing was so full that students were put on a waiting list for a place in one of the residence halls. According to Nathan Roberts, director of residential life, this issue was resolved thanks to... Read More

Western hosts Court of Appeals

Missouri Western hosted the Missouri Court of Appeals for the seventeenth consecutive year on Tuesday, Oct. 14. The Court of Appeals hosted a three-judge panel, which included Karen King Mitchell, Cindy Martin and Gary Witt. These judges heard arguments for five cases. Western’s Department of Criminal Justice, Legal Studies & Social Work sponsored the event. Suzanne Kissock, associate professor of legal... Read More

The living, breathing law: Title IX

“No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.” Above is a quote from Title IX, a law passed in 1972 that, by definition, requires gender equity for boys and girls in... Read More