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Griffs pop-up closet and campus cupboard help students

Griffs give back with an on-campus pop-up closet and campus cupboard. Griffs give back, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority incorporated and the Power Organization teamed up to create an on-campus thrift shop, also known as the Griff Pop-Up Closet. Andrea Gordon, President of Zeta Phi Beta and Director of Griffs Give Back, talks about the sponsors and the reason behind the... Read More

Master Illusionist Elliot Zimet performs at MWSU

Touring Master Illusionist Elliot Zimet from America’s Got Talent, amazed the Western students with mind-blowing tricks. Zimet performed on Sept. 20 inside the Kemper Recital Hall. Zimet provided the audience with illusions, mentalism, humor, audience interaction and today’s popular music. The magic show was hosted by the Western Activities Council. WAC President Elijah Todd explains why they chose to bring... Read More

A Different Perspective on the Michael Brown, Jr. Shooting

A Missouri Western student from the Ferguson area relayed his memories from the day that Michael Brown, Jr. got shot back in 2014 and the implications that followed. The 18-year-old black man, Michael Brown, Jr., was shot four years ago on Aug. 9 by a white police officer, Darren Wilson. Missouri Western Student Marcus Triplett lives under 10 minutes away... Read More

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