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Honoring Hispanic history

In honor of Hispanic heritage month, Missouri Western had its annual Hispanic Heritage Banquet on Wednesday, Sept. 30. For this year’s banquet, Latina poet Elizabeth Acevedo was asked to perform her poetry. Acevedo is of Dominican decent and grew up in New York City. Her poetry is all about the struggles she has been through and injustices she has seen in her life. She... Read More

BSU hosts sensual poetry night on Valentine’s Day

It wasn’t just the snaps and applauses that made the second annual poetry night successful. The event also melted many Missouri Western hearts on Valentine’s Day. Though a traditional Valentine’s Day might consist of roses, chocolates, and heart-shaped balloons from your loved one, this was not the case at the poetry event, called “Black Love.” Many Western students gathered to... Read More