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Jacobson challenges common narratives about immigration

On April 6, Pi Sigma Alpha and SGA hosted Dr. Robin Jacobson, who spoke about immigration and the narratives about immigrants that affect our national policy decisions. Jacobson, an associate professor of political science at the University of Puget Sound in Washington state, emphasized the influence of narratives throughout her talk. “Recognize, I think, the power of narratives about who... Read More

Missouri Western continues its fight to prevent child abuse

Everyday, five children in the United States will die from abuse. Missouri Western is continuing its five-year battle to end child abuse by educating the public and students in an affordable way. The Child Abuse: Education, Prevention and Investigation conference is free to students with a $10 lunch option meant to encourage networking among professionals and students. Non-students pay $45... Read More

NAACP hosts ‘To Be Black or Black-ish’

On Thursday, the Missouri Western chapter of the NAACP hosted ‘To Be Black or Black-ish,’ a program designed to educate people about the black experience. The event was attended by six people in Spratt 201. Eric Toliver, President of the Western NAACP and host of the event, emphasized being genuine about yourself throughout the event. “My goal for ‘To Be... Read More

Western increases tuition for Fall 2017

Students can expect a slight tuition increase for the fall of 2017. Missouri Western’s Board of Governors approved a 0.79 percent mid-year tuition increase to take effect this fall.The tuition increase will not be applied to students in the spring semester, but Administrators are still discussing if the fee will be applied to students enrolling in summer courses. Prior to... Read More

Logan Hall closing due to high maintenance costs and low occupancy

After a year of deliberation, Logan Hall is being shut down due to increasing maintenance costs and lower occupancy numbers in residence halls across campus. Cale Fessler, Vice President of Financial Planning and Administration, cites the building’s age as a reason for increased costs, which have been estimated at anywhere from $95,000-$120,000 annually. “It is the oldest facility – obviously... Read More