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Western enrollment down three percent

As of Sept. 28, Western’s official census reported a three percent drop in enrollment from fall 2015. Currently, Western has 5,388 full time students in its cohort. Vice President of Enrollment Paul Orscheln thinks the growing economy might play a role in Western’s slight decrease in enrollment. “We saw a significant drop in the number of students age 30 and... Read More

MWSU collects $2.4 mil in program fees

One of the biggest issues facing college students is the high cost of their higher education. The cost of tuition is thousands of dollars, forcing many students to take out loans. Additionally, for some the cost of on-campus housing raises the price tag of a college degree even higher. But there is also an additional cost to college outside of... Read More

MIAA athletes make NFL impact

From 2000 to 2015 there have been 76 MIAA athletes that have continued their football careers in the NFL and of those 76 players, 21 have been drafted. The MIAA has long been known as one of the most competitive and talented conferences in Division II football and has been a constant source of NFL talent since the year 2000.... Read More

Max Experience gets an update

After eight years, the Missouri Western Athletics Department is taking student input for updates to the Max Experience booster program. With a fee of $60 per semester for full-time students, the Max Experience gives students access to all home sporting events, concessions as well as other benefits throughout the year. Freshman Lanny Leivan feels that though the fees are helpful... Read More

Women’s basketball beat bearcats

Nothing feels better than beating your arch rival, right? Well, what about sweeping them on the season? Oh, and completing that sweep in their house. Well, the Missouri Western women’s basketball team did just that last Saturday. The women took down rival Northwest by the score of 73-65 in Maryville, Missouri. The beginning and first half of the game were... Read More