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SGA tables constitutional amendments

Despite a demonstration and a meeting dedicated to editing the constitution, SGA has tabled its constitutional amendments to next semester. Last week’s meeting saw the first proposed constitutional amendments since Jan. 29’s demonstration against what SGA saw as an imbalance of power between it and administration. There were concerns among both senators and administrators that the constitution was not ready... Read More

Caleb McKnight running for Missouri State Representative

Caleb McKnight is a senior at Western and is involved in many organizations on campus who will be running to become a state representative of Missouri. McKnight will be running against Representative Jim Neely. Neely is a republican and represents Clinton and Caldwell counties and parts of Clay and Ray (District 8) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was... Read More

Festival of Colors

Holi is best known as the festival of colors and leaves the festival-goers coated in color by the end of the day. On March 29, the International Student Services hosted their biggest spring event. Holi, the Hindu Festival of Colors, was held in the Kelley Commons area behind Blum. Food was provided by Godavari, an Indian restaurant in Kansas City, along... Read More

Western teaches about safe spaces

On April 4, the Center for Multicultural Events held Safe Space Training, an educational program designed to educate the Missouri Western community in order to establish a safe, more civil society for individuals of all sexual orientations. Multicultural Education Director Latoya Fitzpatrick said the CME holds the training on an annual basis to allow better understanding of different students. “Our... Read More