You are here

Political prodigy Rachel Gonzalez makes history

In high school, teenagers are supposed to focus on schoolwork, friends and part-time jobs. At the age of 17, Western student Rachel Gonzalez was focused on politics and the betterment of the United States of America by running as a delegate for presidential candidate Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential election. Gonzalez started out as a volunteer for the Clinton... Read More

SGA holds first senate meeting since Jan. 29

On Feb. 19, SGA held its first Senate meeting since Jan. 29 in order to conduct routine business that had piled up during the demonstration. SGA Vice President Reece Christensen said that there was concern among senators that allowing the allowing the business to be unaddressed was causing unnecessary harm to students. “There were some things on the previous agenda... Read More

SGA protest continues

SGA has not yet resumed operations since the Senate voted to immediately adjourn on Jan. 29 in protest against administrative oversight. At that time, SGA stated in a press release that it was adjourning to “bring light to current issues faced with balance of power between the Student Government Association (SGA) and its administrators.” SGA President Kyle Fuson says that... Read More

Eric Greitens proposes $68 million cut to higher education

In his annual State of the State address, Missouri Governor Eric Greitens proposed a $68 million cut to state higher education funding. In a statement to staff, President Robert Vartabedian said that this cut would equate to a $2.2 million reduction for Missouri Western. This is the second round of cuts that the governor has proposed since he took office... Read More

New law brings largest deduction in American history

On December 20, Republicans followed through on their promise to pass a tax reform bill through Christmas. The tax plan represents the largest one-time tax decrease in American History and it should result in the majority of American citizens seeing a tax decrease the next time they pay their taxes. While students will see an immediate tax decrease, Professor of... Read More