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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

Graduation speaker short list announced

Five nominees are firing up their computers and writing their commencement speech in hopes of being chosen as the Spring 2014 graduation commencement speaker. The top five left in the running for commencement speaker have interviews this week. The nominees have been narrowed down to accounting major April Buntin, communications major Lauren Prywitch, vocal music major Derek Thompson, political science... Read More

Family Weekend Promises Exciting Events

(Info box information: Friday’s Events Women’s Soccer, 4pm, MWSU Griffons vs. Wayne State College Chris Carter, Mentalist, 7pm in Spratt 101 – Free Event Saturday’s Events President’s Pancake Brunch, 10am to 11am in Remington Atrium – Free Event Planetarium Showings – Free Event Cardboard Rocket – 11am Wonders of the Universe – 12pm The Serengeti – 1pm Student Organization Activity... Read More

Last withdrawal date approaches by March 29

Withdrawal from a class can adversely affect graduation completion rate.  With only two weeks left to withdraw, any student considering withdrawing from a class should seek advisement. Director of Financial Aid Marilyn Baker recommends that students familiarize themselves with their unique situation. The MWSU website has helpful information found under the financial aid tab. Students need to be aware of... Read More

Student-athletes strive for academic success

There is a trend at many universities that shows that, counter to what some may think, student-athletes maintain a higher average GPA than regular students do. The most important things that seem to facilitate athletes’ high grades are structure, time-management, drive and a very strong support network. Head coach of baseball at Western, Buzz Verduzco, has witnessed regular students coming... Read More