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Big changes for the FAFSA

The time to get the Free Application for Federal Student Aid completed is now Oct. 1 – Feb. 1. Though FAFSA can now be completed anytime before February, it is advised that students fill it out as quickly as possible. This change is to better help first-year college students when they are choosing possible institutions by allowing them to know how much financial... Read More

Western students possibly receiving tuition refund

Missouri Western undergraduate students who are residents of Missouri may have some money coming their way in the near future. The Western Board of Governors will be polled anonymously to decide whether or not to refund 1.74 percent of tuition, or $3.35 per credit hour, to resident undergraduate students. If passed, the tuition increase will also be permanently removed going forward.... Read More

Western in deep end

Missouri Western administrators are trying to stay afloat before deciding on the future of the campus pool. Western’s pool, located in Looney Hall, has been leaking water, and a lot of it… roughly five gallons every 45 seconds. Shana Meyer, vice president for student affairs, said that the leaking water is not the pool’s only problem. Because the pool is... Read More

Student Affairs conducts Max’s Mart survey

A survey was sent out to all students who live in the residence halls last week regarding the current hours at Max’s Mart, Missouri Western’s convenience store, located in the Commons building. Students were asked eight questions concerning their opinions about the importance of grab & go items, if they would visit the c-store if it was open earlier in... Read More

Will work for food

Getting something for nothing generally never ends well as seems to be played out annually in America with more and more people choosing to subsist on government benefits rather than finding a job or making themselves better equipped to maintain an income in the job market. It seems to be the case that unemployment will last forever and food is... Read More