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Clinton vs Trump: an election unlike any other

E. Smith, Reporter Indescribable. Unprecedented. Crazy. These words have been used to describe this year’s Presidential election cycle. And Missouri Western’s own political science professors certainly have a lot to say about the election. “It is unprecedented in so many ways,” said Dr. Melinda Kovács, who has been teaching political science for 13 years and has spent the past five... Read More

The ballot, explained

While there’s been a major focus on the presidential election this year, it’s important to keep in mind that there are other races to be decided on Election Day that hit a little closer to home. Besides the president, Missourians get the chance to vote for candidates running for an array of statewide offices. To the right is a list... Read More

Editorial – SGA voter turnout dies with a whimper

If students at Western have a problem with the Student Government Association next semester, they can blame poor campaigning procedures and unreasonably short campaign time. Through a lack of taking full advantage of campaigning through social media sites as well as web-based voting problems, the election for SGA president and vice president came to an end with only .072 percent... Read More

Guest Column: Mary Beth Rosenauer targets communication

Mary Beth Rosenauer, Bachelor of Music Education, Hometown: Savannah, MO, Student Senator, Campus Advancement Committee Chair, Founder of Western Appeal: MWSU a cappella group Sigma Alpha Iota Treasurer, National Association for Music Educators Treasurer, Missouri Girls State Counselor, St. Joseph Youth Alliance Board Member, Starbucks Barista When you announce your candidacy for SGA president, people ask one of two questions.... Read More