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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

Blithe Spirit

Hilarious. Beautiful. Spectacular. Three words that summarize the plot of this year’s last spring theater production. Set in West End, England, during World War II, Blithe Spirit is a comic play that will keep the audience on edge. On April 13, the Missouri WesternDepartment of Theater, Cinema and Dance showed their first run of Blithe Spirit in the Potter Hall... Read More

Festival of Colors

Holi is best known as the festival of colors and leaves the festival-goers coated in color by the end of the day. On March 29, the International Student Services hosted their biggest spring event. Holi, the Hindu Festival of Colors, was held in the Kelley Commons area behind Blum. Food was provided by Godavari, an Indian restaurant in Kansas City, along... Read More

Western teaches about safe spaces

On April 4, the Center for Multicultural Events held Safe Space Training, an educational program designed to educate the Missouri Western community in order to establish a safe, more civil society for individuals of all sexual orientations. Multicultural Education Director Latoya Fitzpatrick said the CME holds the training on an annual basis to allow better understanding of different students. “Our... Read More