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Ludacris to headline Spring Concert

Three-time Grammy-winning rap artist Ludacris will be this year’s guest at Missouri Western’s Spring Concert. The Western Activities Council made the announcement Friday, Jan. 23, at Western’s Centennial Ball. The announcement was met with a round of ecstatic applause from the audience. Individual responses centered around anticipation and excitement. “I feel really excited. Im glad we got someone who’s well known,” sophomore... Read More

Grab somebody, it’s a black light party.

With midterms over, the semester is bound to get harder for students; which also means more work and stress. Fortunately, there are few activities on campus that allow students to unwind, including the black-light party held by the Western Activities Council. The black-light party, which is October 30, is held in Blum 218-219. Since the party is Halloween themed, students... Read More

Western welcomes new art and music husband and wife team

New to the departments of music and art, Elise and Mathew Hepworth join Missouri Western for their first semester teaching at the university. Elise Hepworth comes to Western as the new choral director for the Department of Music. Hepworth discusses her background and education she brings with her to campus. “I’m from Hamilton, and graduated from Penny High School,” Hepworth... Read More

Music, art converge in The Magic Flute

Western’s Music and Art departments collaborated on Mozart’s opera, “The Magic Flute”, showing Nov. 1-3 in Potter Hall Theater. Students and faculty from the Western Opera Theater and Digital Animation programs joined their skills to produce Western’s third collaborative opera. Dr. Susan Carter, assistant dean of The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, is directing the opera. “My favorite part... Read More

Engage the Community

I’m walking down a tree-lined avenue listening to local street musicians while munching on a soft pretzel and sipping pink lemonade. I’m comfortable in my new spring capris, tee and Chuck’s. It’s a beautiful sunny day and I am on my way back to class at Missouri Western. The musicians are fellow Missouri Western students, getting some practice playing to... Read More