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Jacobson challenges common narratives about immigration

On April 6, Pi Sigma Alpha and SGA hosted Dr. Robin Jacobson, who spoke about immigration and the narratives about immigrants that affect our national policy decisions. Jacobson, an associate professor of political science at the University of Puget Sound in Washington state, emphasized the influence of narratives throughout her talk. “Recognize, I think, the power of narratives about who... Read More

Western Student Attends National Prayer Breakfast in D.C.

Paul Granberry III is the first Western student to have the honor of attending the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington D.C. The National Prayer Breakfast, an annual event started in 1953 by Abraham Vereide, is a series of meetings, luncheons and dinners attended by around 3,000 people from nearly 140 countries. State senators and representatives, doctors, lawyers and community leaders,... Read More

Senate now all filled up

After weeks of vacancies, all the seats on SGA senate are now finally filled. On Monday, Oct. 10, SGA introduced and passed individual pieces of legislation to bring on board six new SGA senators, bringing Senate membership to 20. The new senators are: Reece Christensen, Engoma Fataki, Kyle Fuson, Nicklaus Hanlan, Calan Hensley and Britane Hubbard. Each senate membership was... Read More

Homecoming Committee ironically violates international, federal trademarks

The Phi Delta Theta fraternity received a rude awakening in late September from the Missouri Western Homecoming Committee— the fraternity had violated policies surrounding Homecoming branding. Using the “MWSU Homecoming” brand, Phi Delta Theta had created Homecoming t-shirts and had begun selling them to students and community members. However, after hearing of Phi Delta Theta’s shirts, the Homecoming Committee ruled... Read More