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Stepping Up to the Plate

This week the Missouri Western softball team helped support one of St. Joseph’s most famous landmarks in preparation for their annual Pumpkinfest fundraiser. The Pony Express Museum is hosting their 22nd annual Pumpkinfest on Oct. 12-14 to raise money to cover their functioning costs. When they requested Missouri Western students to assist them in preparing, the softball team stepped up... Read More

48 hour film festival

The Department of Theatre, Cinema and Dance and the Griffon Film Society are hosting the Seventh Annual 48-hour Film Festival next month. The weekend will start with a kickoff meeting at 6:00 pm on Friday, Nov. 2, in Spratt 201. Each team will then randomly select a genre for their project by picking out of a hat. Organizers will also... Read More

Students start to understand their loans through seminar

For the last several weeks, first-year students who have taken out student loans were asked to attend a student debt seminar to learn more about their loans. Deana Wennihan has been the student loan repayment coordinator for Missouri Western for 18 years and has been putting on the student loan and debt seminar for nearly a decade. The presentation involves... Read More

Football Tames Tigers

Western football pulled off arguably the biggest win in program history last night, as they claimed a massive home victory over the fifth-ranked team in the country, Fort Hays State. It was Western’s first win against a ranked opponent since the 2013 season. On the night of the unveiling of the brand new Bill Snyder Pavilion, Western came out firing... Read More

President Robert Vartabedian to retire after 11 years

Missouri Western President Robert Vartabedian announced his plans to retire to the Board of Governors, effective July 1, 2019. Vartabedian is entering his eleventh year as Western’s president making him the longest tenured president currently serving at a Missouri public university. “I’m very appreciative of the opportunity that this university has given me to have this presidency as a capstone... Read More