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Student reveals discourse from the white house

After weeks of research and writing, Missouri Western junior Dominique Gilbert presented her empirical project about the discourse coming from the White House for the Trump administration around Islamic terrorism in Popplewell on Friday, April 20. Gilbert discussed the White House’s discourse around Islamic terrorism in the United States and about how that discourse may be changing Islamic culture in... Read More

Western presents Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month and its purpose is to empower women of the future. At Missouri Western, for the entire month of March, Dr. Melinda Kovács is helping lead events that are bringing awareness to the importance of women empowerment. Not only is Kovács involved with discussions at the March events, but Western students are getting involved as well.... Read More

Congressmen Visit MWSU

Two former congressmen visited Missouri Western last Thursday in celebration of Constitution Day. Former Congressmen Bill Sarpalius, D-Texas, and Steven Kuykendall, R-Calif., came as part of the Congress to Campus program that was hosted by the departments of Economics, Sociology and Political Science, and History and Geography. They spoke at several events and classrooms throughout the day to discuss the... Read More

Professors clash at political science gun symposium

College Republicans and Democrats pulled the trigger on gun control debate a symposium hosted by the groups on Thursday, April 10. Jonathan Euchner, assistant professor of political science at Missouri Western, served as a monitor for the debate at in Spratt Education Hall. Panelists Edwin Taylor, assistant professor of political science, Steven Greiert, professor of history, and City Councilmember P.J.... Read More

Film series educates on ‘Election Politics’

Although two films have already been shown, there is still much more the political film series being shown on campus has to offer for Missouri Western. “Politics are often represented in popular culture, so it’s a different way for students to engage in politics and learn about campaigning outside the classroom,” political science professor Dr. Edwin Taylor said about why... Read More