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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

Students gather to watch 2016 Presidential Debate, with varied support

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, the two front-runners in this November’s presidential election, exchanged heated words during the Debate held Monday night. Several arguments were contrived, many opinions were voiced and a lot of students listened intently as Mr. Trump and Secretary Clinton tossed verbal jabs at one another. A room packed with Missouri Western students watched the debate at... Read More

A Brief History of Student Success

The Student Success Act, signed into action in 2012, is a Student Government legislation that outlines a $75 a semester fee for certain student services and a committee to oversee the allocation of funding. The program was initially created to cover a possible cut in state education funding. If a funding cut had been enacted, student services— Esry Health center,... Read More

SGA Funds Free St. Joseph Transit Rides

The Student Government Association has signed a contract with St. Joseph Transit to provide students, faculty and staff of Western with free public bus rides. Anyone with a valid Western I.D. will be allowed unlimited rides to and from any of the bus stops Transit already routes. Shana Meyer, director of student affairs, explains that though the program has just... Read More