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President Robert Vartabedian to retire after 11 years

Missouri Western President Robert Vartabedian announced his plans to retire to the Board of Governors, effective July 1, 2019. Vartabedian is entering his eleventh year as Western’s president making him the longest tenured president currently serving at a Missouri public university. “I’m very appreciative of the opportunity that this university has given me to have this presidency as a capstone... Read More

Student reveals discourse from the white house

After weeks of research and writing, Missouri Western junior Dominique Gilbert presented her empirical project about the discourse coming from the White House for the Trump administration around Islamic terrorism in Popplewell on Friday, April 20. Gilbert discussed the White House’s discourse around Islamic terrorism in the United States and about how that discourse may be changing Islamic culture in... Read More

Mandating clear backpacks is an invasion of privacy

On February 14, 2018, a gunman activated a fire alarm and opened fire using a .223 caliber AR-15 rifle at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. A total of 17 people were killed and another 15 were wounded in the attack. On March 21, The New York Times reported that after the brother of the shooting suspect... Read More

First time Phi Beta Sigma paint and trap

Painting was taken to a higher level on Western’s campus when fraternity Phi Beta Sigma put on a painting event with trap music playing in the Center for Multicultural Education office on Thursday, April 12. Students came to let the trap music inspire them to paint on canvases. With one teacher giving a main idea of what to paint, the... Read More