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SSA Committee to meet on new proposal

The Student Government Association has several big decisions on their plate for this semester, but none of those have the potential repercussions or the benefits as the decision of what to do with the $672,000 raised through the Student Success Act. The Student Success Act, or SSA, states that it is “student approved fees” and use “should only be considered... Read More

Western in deep end

Missouri Western administrators are trying to stay afloat before deciding on the future of the campus pool. Western’s pool, located in Looney Hall, has been leaking water, and a lot of it… roughly five gallons every 45 seconds. Shana Meyer, vice president for student affairs, said that the leaking water is not the pool’s only problem. Because the pool is... Read More

The living, breathing law: Title IX

“No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.” Above is a quote from Title IX, a law passed in 1972 that, by definition, requires gender equity for boys and girls in... Read More

Western develops master plan

Missouri Western is developing a master plan to better the campus and is looking for students’ help. Ann Pearce, special assistant to the president, said it is time for a comprehensive master plan since one has not been completed since the campus moved to its current location. “The master plan is really a strategic plan for the physical campus. As we... Read More

Western Unity Vigil

More than 50 students, faculty and community members gathered at the Kelley Commons for a unity vigil hosted by the Center for Multicultural Education on Monday, Aug. 25. Shana Meyer, vice president for student affairs, started the vigil off by expressing her sympathy to all students and families affected by the recent events in Ferguson, Mo., where an unarmed teenager, Michael Brown, was... Read More