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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

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