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MWSU Students Produce Cinematic Film

On July 9-13th, Missouri Western State University Theater, Cinema and Dance students descended upon St. Joseph to create a student-written short film titled “The Eclipse”. After many weeks of pre-production, the students took four days to shoot the film in various locations around St. Joseph. Currently in post production, the intent of the film is for submission into local and... Read More

Blithe Spirit Play Preview

Blithe Spirit may be an unknown play to many students, but the storyline revolves around themes that everyone is familiar with: ghosts, stressful relationships and revenge. Written by English playwright Sir Noël Coward, this comedy play tells the story of an eccentric novelist, Charles Condomine, who invites a medium into his home in an attempt to gain new material for... Read More

Western’s Board of Governors kicks off the year with big renovations

Western’s Board of Governors hit the ground running with their first meeting of the 2016-2017 academic year, Thursday, Aug. 25 at 1:30 p.m. in Blum 220. Vice President of Student Services, Shana Meyer gave a brief update on campus renovations. Including the remodel of the Center for Student Involvement and International Student Services offices, as well as renovations to Potter... Read More

Farewell Dr. Rogers

After decades of instruction Western’s music department will say a final farewell to percussion instructor Dennis Rogers. Rogers came to Western in 1978, shortly after spending nine years teaching at the University of Missouri, Kansas City Conservatory. Although Dean of Fine Arts Robert Willenbrink was not at Western when Rogers was hired, he is grateful for the many years of... Read More