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While departments shift and merge from Missouri Western’s cuts, many talented professors were unfortunately let go in order to keep finances afloat. Even during the tragic layoffs, Dr. Marianne Kunkel continues to inspire her students after her department was phased out.  READ MORE

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Missouri Western is home to many esteemed alumni. One of those is Junna Resuma who has a published poetry book titled "Hidden Layers of Love."… READ MORE

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A short drive from Missouri Western’s campus reveals the charming small town of Cosby, Missouri. With a population of 213, it may seem surpris… READ MORE

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Pete Hriso is a professor of digital animation at Missouri Western University. In a field that is constantly evolving, he has been able to kee… READ MORE

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When most people think of geography, they remember the maps we had to label growing up in social studies classes. However, map labeling is onl… READ MORE

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Anne Davies is not your typical student writer from Missouri Western. She didn’t major in creative writing at the age of 18 and she didn’t exp… READ MORE

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It seems like a lifetime ago that Regal Theater on the North Belt showed any sign of life at all. St. Joseph’s theater, like thousands of othe… READ MORE

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For sophomore Daniel Karns, biology and health sciences might be his main priority in school, but behind that is his love for playing the bass… READ MORE

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When student-athlete Jordan Jennings took the stage for Missouri Western’s “The Voice,” it was her first time singing in front of an audience.… READ MORE

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Very few people are able to say that they can blend their talents, passions, and career all together. Missouri Western Student athlete Quinton… READ MORE

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Dr. Jonathan Rhoad is a chemistry professor here at Missouri Western State University. In his free time he enjoys doing theatre on and off campus. READ MORE

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Every student at Missouri Western is working towards their dream job. However, for some their  dream jobs are already in action. Faculty membe… READ MORE

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This semester, students across the U.S. have struggled to maintain their GPA in light of the health and financial issues that the students hav… READ MORE

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Poetry and music are both beautiful artforms that take a lot of skill to write and perform. But as if either one wasn’t challenging enough, Zo… READ MORE

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While the Missouri Western drumline has not been able to perform as much this year due to COVID-19, they are run by a wonderful instructor who… READ MORE

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While many college students spent their quarantine picking up new hobbies, such as baking or exercising, one Missouri Western student spent qu… 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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Missouri Western students have probably seen the geese around campus, but have you spotted a turtle crossing the road? Dr. Mark Mills, a profe… READ MORE

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Scarred Wonderland isn’t just another book of poems comparing women’s bodies to roses; it’s a raw, lovely dive that your bookshelf is lacking.… READ MORE

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Out of all of Missouri Western’s talented and innovative professors, Dr. Mike Ducey deserves a spotlight for his creative hands-on lessons tha… READ MORE

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Danny Campos, AKA Danny Fhantum, is a student here at Missouri Western. He is majoring in General Studies and minors in Music and Musical Theatre.  READ MORE

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If you’ve ever lived in the dorms, you might have heard bagpipes being played near the pond by Mitchell Avenue. That music, which I’m sure you… READ MORE

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If you’re looking for another quirky book to add to your bookshelf, look no further. Missouri Western student Dayton Bissett created a book to… READ MORE

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From Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to St. Joseph, Missouri, Victor Ng is doing his best at adjusting to his new college life as a Division II golfer.  READ MORE

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Tons of musicians are born with natural talent. Sometimes, it’s in an artist’s blood, and this is definitely the case for Adarius Wells.  READ MORE

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With hundreds of millions of players, you could say that esports has traveled to every corner across the world. Now, esports has traveled to M… READ MORE

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From driving to the store, walking to class, or sitting in your dorm, music is probably something you listen to often, but for Missouri Wester… READ MORE

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It’s the AFC Championship at Arrowhead Stadium. Over 75,000 fans fill the narrow bleachers, creating a sea of red all around. It’s the end of … READ MORE

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A sea of red will be filling the Kansas City area on Sunday for the 2020 Super Bowl, and Chiefs fans everywhere have been preparing themselves… READ MORE

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By: Ryleigh Reagan Ghosts and ghouls are out for Spooktober and they are in a town near you. Here is a list of the five most haunted cities and their stories. Atchison, Kansas, is one of the most haunted cities in the United States and is known for Molly’s Hollow, the Waggener and most of […] READ MORE

By: Avery Corkins Sitting at a Griffon Edge event, anxious students were prompted to act out different scenarios on certain subjects.  One of the scenarios involved roommates with two different sexual orientations. After the scene, a discussion was sparked between incoming students. This made an impact on one student in particular. Missouri Western alum, Robert […] READ MORE

President-Delegate Matthew Wilson will be starting his position in July. Get to know Missouri Western’s next president. Where’s your hometown? Wilson: I originally grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah, but right now we live just in between Akron and Cleveland, Ohio, in a city called Hudson. Where’d you go to High School? Wilson: I […] READ MORE

 By: Kathleen Woods Starting out as a freshman, Andrea Gordon did not know the standard she would set for future Griffons. Unsure of her future, Gordon knew only one thing: She wanted to make a difference on Missouri Western’s campus. She began with the idea of her organization called “Power.” To make this organization a […] READ MORE

Many people think sports medicine only covers the physical side of health, but now Missouri Western is putting a focus on mental stability because they now have a new therapy dog for their student-athletes, and his name is Myron. Myron can be found running around the GISC and in the trainer’s room for the student-athletes […] READ MORE

Whether it’s enduring a night full of homework or a day of drills, senior Sienna Montgomery keeps her spirits high as she juggles life as a student and a member of the Marine Corps.   Montgomery is a biology science pre-medical major at Missouri Western who is currently enrolled in 19 credit hours. She just […] READ MORE

Put yourself in his dress shoes. Jerry Edward Page wears a boldly colored suit to his classes at Missouri Western every day, usually paired with a durag. His suits require special care, which could mean anything from a simple brushing or taking them to a dry cleaners. Wearing only suits is dedication in and of […] READ MORE