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Administrators find no wrongdoing in Taser use

After the fight that took place outside of Blum Student Union on November 5 led to two arrests, administration members are asking any witnesses to step forward. Though arrests have been made, charges have yet to be filed, according to Missouri Case.Net. Cale Fessler, vice president for financial planning and administration, suggests that the viewpoints of new witnesses will be... Read More

Admin doubts effectiveness of allowing guns on campuses

New legislation in Kansas allowing students and staff to carry concealed guns onto campuses has been met with a mostly negative reaction from Kansas’ public universities and Western. Kansas joins the ranks of seven other states that prohibit gun bans on college campuses; Colorado, Idaho, Mississippi, Oregon, Texas, Utah and Wisconsin. Tim Kissock, Western’s risk manager, tells where Missouri lies on... Read More

Meyer named Chief of Police

After seven months of searching, Missouri Western welcomes Yvonne Meyer as the new Chief of Police. Meyer, Chief of Public Safety at Cape Cod Community College in West Barnstable, Massachusetts, will begin her duties as head of the MWSU police staff on Feb. 17. Meyer will succeed former Chief of Police Jonathan Kelley, who retired in late June of 2014... Read More

Parking not a problem

The 5 percent increase of first-time freshman at Missouri Western may give the impression that parking will be even more difficult for commuting students. However, the numbers show that finding a spot before class should be easier. According to Tyson Schank, Western’s dean of admissions, parking is always a “number one issue” on national student satisfaction surveys. “Parking is always... Read More