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When many people hear “Honors classes,” they think of extra homework and weighted grades. However, Missouri Western’s Honors Program is much more than a level of difficulty: it’s a community.  READ MORE

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The Missouri Western State University Student Chapter of The Wildlife Society added another award to their trophy case this year. The student … READ MORE

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Cheers could be heard from the crowd across campus as the Missouri Western Dance Company completed their routine at the Founder’s Day event on… READ MORE

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Grab a snack, some hand sanitizer and a face mask, because the Black Student Union had their first spa night on Wednesday. While it looked a b… READ MORE

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Echoes from the beat of drums boomed across campus at the Missouri Western Drumline performance on Friday.  READ MORE

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Although many sports are suffering from the impact of COVID-19, esports has some flexibility with players being able to play remotely online. … READ MORE

By: Austin Hoverder  On the spookiest day of the year — Halloween — the Missouri Western Spanish Club held their largest annual event, the Day of the Dead celebrations.  Missouri Westerns Spanish Club President, Elizabeth Combs said that the Day of the Dead is a holiday celebrated throughout Mexico on the second and third of […] READ MORE

By: Christian Sarna You’re walking through Blum one night and a student approaches you. She asks if you’re religious and seems well meaning, so you answer her. She begins to tell you about a religious organization that she’s a part of on campus. She says that it’s a Christian denomination, but the longer she explains […] READ MORE

By: Ryleigh Reagan The Missouri Western Dance Company held at dance battle royale on Oct. 2, and  while no other dance groups came to battle, that didn’t stop the Missouri Western Dancing Company from showing off its skills.  The dance battle marks two years since the MWDC was founded. The event – held in Blum […] READ MORE

By: Ali Pilgram The Communication Club raised over 300 items for the canned food and clothing drive. The food drive gave students and faculty a two week window, from March 25 – April 4, to collect and donate items to the Campus Cupboard and the Pop-up Closet. Jordan Atkinson, the advisor of the Communication Club, […] READ MORE

The Black Student Union held their Academic Success Panel on Sept. 20, in Spratt 201, at 6 p.m. The event taught students how to be successful with academics while attending college, such as having a planner to have good time management, going to the CAS if you need help in a class, as well as […] READ MORE

Day of the Dead was last week and many on campus had the opportunity to learn more about the holiday while getting free snacks. The Spanish Club held an informative lecture about Day of the Dead in Spratt 205 on Nov. 2. Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) begins on Oct. 31 and ends […] READ MORE

The numbers are in, and 88 people have made the decision to go Greek. The past two weeks have been hectic for both the sororities and fraternities of Missouri Western. The sororities held recruitment during the week of Sept. 12-18. Alpha Gamma Delta welcomed 12 new members, while Alpha Sigma Alpha and Sigma Sigma Sigma […] READ MORE

  While other Western students enjoyed their spring breaks on tropical beaches or family vacations, members of the Missouri Western Shotgun Club traveled to two shooting competitions in Lincoln, Nebraska and Gypsum, Kansas. The weather was cold, rainy and miserable for both competitions, but that didn’t stop the team from successfully representing Missouri Western according […] READ MORE

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After nine years, Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity returns to Missouri Western’s campus to begin establishing itself as a new chapter. In 2007, the fraternity went dormant after the members failed to recruit new members. Coordinator of expansion and growth for Alpha Sigma Phi, Matt Weido, explains the circumstances that led to the fraternity’s return. “Missouri […] READ MORE

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Epsilon Tau Pi, a national fraternity for Eagle Scouts, has made its way here on campus, officially becoming recognized last fall. Jack Malo, the fraternity’s education officer, explains the organization’s current status on campus. “We are still going through the process of filling a chapter, actually, because right now we are still just a colony,” […] READ MORE

Something as simple as lighting a paper lantern could be exactly what Missouri Western students needed to unite them. On Tuesday, Nov. 17, Missouri Western students had the unique experience of celebrating Diwali, thanks to International Student Services and several international students from India. Diwali is a spiritual celebration in India. It signifies the victory of […] READ MORE

While some campuses in Missouri, such as Mizzou, were having conversations about race during their Homecoming week celebrations, Western was having its own conversation on women’s equality. On Wednesday, the student group Women of the Future (WTF) held a demonstration outside of Blum Union from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Students gathered in a line […] READ MORE