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Editorial- The dead guys on our money

Did anyone notice something a little different about this week? Maybe it was the extra day of classes? For the past two years Western has chosen not to exempt students from classes for Presidents’ Day.  Missouri Western honored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by closing campus for his birthday back in January, but has remained in session for Presidents’ Day,... Read More

Griffons fight blood shortage

After a winter that saw several cancellations of blood drives and seasonal dips in donations, Missouri Western hosted two blood drives to help address an emergency blood shortage. On Monday, Feb. 13, the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Club hosted a blood drive in Remington Hall through the Community Blood Center, which raised raised 39 units of blood from 47 attendees... Read More

Curtains for West Side Story: Western Playhouse suspended for 2017 season

Due to a drastic cut in state allocations, Western has suspended the theater program Western Playhouse for the 2017 season. Making its debut in 2012, Western Playhouse is an equity theater company that performs three full length productions per summer and casts actors, dancers and stage technicians from across the country. The program was created to give Western students an... Read More

Missouri Western hosts annual Honor Choir

On Monday, Missouri Western hosted 230 choir students from area high schools and middle schools in its annual High School and Middle School Honor Choir. Performers at the Honor Choir were nominated by their directors and then spent several hours preparing material for a performance in the evening. Elise Hepworth, the director of choral studies at Missouri Western and the... Read More