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New Spaces for New Mothers: Western installs lactation rooms

In Missouri, new mothers are protected under law to be able to breastfeed their child(ren) in public spaces with discretion, but despite legal protection, it can often be difficult or embarrassing for new mother to feed their children while attending classes. Missouri Western has recently designated a series of lactation rooms throughout campus to make new parents more comfortable while... Read More

What’s in a Name?

Due to budget cuts to higher education, many universities may now find it difficult to continue expanding campus structure and programs. To combat the decreased amount of state allocations, Western will kick-off the ‘What’s in a Name?’ campaign this month. The goal of the new campaign is to inform the community of university naming opportunities and raise external funds. Vice... Read More

Western Debate Duo Ranked No. 1 in Missouri

Seniors Mike Smith and Chris Miles are now ranked as the number one debate duo in the state of Missouri, and according to the National Parliamentary Tournament of Excellence (NPTE) the pair currently rank 16th nationally. After several years of working together as a team, Chris Miles feels that the national recognition from previous tournaments they have received has set... Read More

Western loses $1.6 million in state allocations

In efforts to conserve funds and ‘tighten the belt’ of Missouri’s economy, newly appointed Governor Eric Greitens has slashed approximately $55.9 million in higher education funding for four year colleges and universities throughout the state. Of the $55.9 million, Missouri Western will see a $1.6 million withholdment of state allocations, effective immediately. For the Fiscal Year 2016, state appropriations accounted... Read More

Men’s basketball struggling in all aspects

The Griffons have struggled mightily to start the 2016-2017 season. Missouri Western is 1-8 through their first nine games. Western started the season at home with two straight losses to Wayne State and Upper Iowa. Wayne State beat the Griffons 70-57 and then Upper Iowa knocked off the Griffons 77-68. Western guard Cole Clearman scored a team -high 15 points... Read More