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Many Missouri Western students strive to reach the point in their education where they are able to apply what they have learned and the skills they have acquired in the classroom to real world situations, which is vital for their future careers and further education.  READ MORE

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Registration for the spring semester begins Monday, Oct. 26, and it’s important that students begin scheduling advising appointments with thei… READ MORE

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The emergency blood drive was able to hit their goal of 30 units this past Wednesday. The drive was held outside Blum Union in parking lot D. … READ MORE

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College students whose family income has changed due to the pandemic may be eligible for more financial aid than they qualified for prior to t… READ MORE

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Oct. 2, 2020, the Student Government Association convened once again for their senate meetings. This week's meeting was jam-packed with import… READ MORE

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On Sept. 14, Missouri Western students received a malicious email asking them to surrender their passwords.  READ MORE

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The recreation services at Missouri Western have experienced changes in 2020. No longer using the Handshake program for hiring new employees, … READ MORE

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Missouri Western has introduced a teach-out program to students whose majors or concentrations are being phased out of the university. As seve… READ MORE

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Missouri Western State University changes student parking conditions, including a mandatory annual parking fee. Any students living on campus … READ MORE

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Missouri Western has reached their fourth week of classes and as of Tuesday, Sept. 8, have 30 reported positive cases of COVID-19. READ MORE

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As students and faculty were welcomed back to campus, they found a few areas weren’t in the condition they expected.  READ MORE

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Due to the health concerns that come with the recent spread of COVID-19, Missouri Western has decided to close campus for the rest of the semester. READ MORE

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Student confusion arose as talk spread on changes to the graduation commencement ceremony scheduled for this May. READ MORE

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In hopes of increasing the number of international students in the coming years, Missouri Western State University opened the Global Center on… READ MORE

By: Christian Sarna This week’s Chats with Matt discusses recent employment cuts, setting the record straight on Fall break and winning song association at the Western Voice. How can you justify new expenses when we are cutting student and full-time positions? During the last week of October, 14 university employees were let go. Another 21 […] READ MORE

By: Christian Sarna   Lightning seldom strikes twice, but the storm shows no signs of passing for the 7 Thunders Club. Earlier this semester, the club — also known simply as “7 Thunders”— lost their status as a registered student organization due to the lack of a faculty advisor. Despite this and other changes for […] READ MORE

By: Avery Corkins Beginning in August 2020, Missouri Western is implementing a new approach to course scheduling called Gold Fridays.  This initiative was introduced by President Matt Wilson to make Fridays more functional for students.  Most classes will be held from Monday to Thursday so that students can utilize any tools, work opportunities, study time, […] READ MORE

By: Zoe Jones Thirty-five positions were eliminated from Oct. 30-Nov. 1 at Missouri Western, but out of the 35 positions, only 14 people were let go.  Over the last five years during former President Robert Vartabdeian’s term, the university had managed to lose a little bit more than $11 million. When President Matthew Wilson and […] READ MORE

By: Parker Williamson Missouri Western’s Student Government Association has released an executive agenda for the 2019-2020 school year. SGA hosted a town hall Monday night kicking off SGA week. The email announcing SGA week was sent out on Monday at 12:25pm, 85 minutes after the first event listed was to start.  Six hours later SGA […] READ MORE

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By: Christian Sarna For this week’s edition, President Matthew Wilson discussed the potential for a split fall break, current measures to control the deficit and his Halloween plans.   Midterms hit hard — can we get a break in October?   During the fall semester, Missouri Western students have non-weekend time off every month besides […] READ MORE

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By: Ryleigh Reagan   Broken washers and dryers will supposedly become a thing of the past this coming January as Missouri Western upgrades laundry services in of all the residence halls.  Caldwell and Gregory, a company that focuses solely on university laundry systems, has been chosen to complete the renovations — at no cost to […] READ MORE

By: Ryleigh Reagan   The Community Blood Drive was hosted on Thursday, Oct. 10, in the Blum Student Union as a way to give back to the community for Missouri Western’s Homecoming week.   The blood drive has been an event held at Missouri Western for over 20 years. This is the first year that […] READ MORE

By: Christian Sarna Missouri Western hosted an array of competitions during homecoming week 2019, with one of those competitions being created to help MWSU students in need.   A penny war was held to benefit MWSU’s student cupboard.    Missouri Western senior Nah’ryan Reed-Crawford is the president for Western Activities Council. She had the opportunity […] READ MORE

By: Ryleigh Reagan Missouri Western President Matthew Wilson announced a new scholarship, and while current students won’t be able to receive it, Wilson said that this new program will make the scholarship process much easier for everyone. “The idea is that we want more students to be able to graduate,” Wilson said. “It was looking […] READ MORE

By: Kathleen Woods It’s the homecoming pep rally, and you’re on the basketball court with your best dress waiting to hear if your name will be called. Both third and second place have been handed their trophies and it’s down to two. The announcer makes the call for first place, and it’s your name he […] READ MORE

By; Kathleen Woods, Avery Corkins, Austin Hoverder A former student of Missouri Western is coming back to his alma mater to speak to students about “Bold Solutions.”  On Thursday, Oct.10, from 12:45-1:45 p.m. in Spratt 101, Missouri Western will be welcoming a speaker with great knowledge to our campus. Missouri Speaker of the House Elijah […] READ MORE