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On June 4, Missouri Westerns Center for Franchise Developments, Franchise Competition, came to a close with graduate Hayden Glaubius winning his own Auntie Anne’s Pretzel Franchise. READ MORE

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April 19 meetings began with Hannah Berry, the student governor announcing a board meeting on Thursday at 12:30 for people to tune in and watc… READ MORE

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The International Education Day event was held on April 16. The event started at 4 p.m. and was a virtual experience open to the public. READ MORE

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One of the most frequent ways that Missouri Western students are able to band together in common interest is through the formation of student-… READ MORE

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With the end of the semester rapidly approaching the Griffon Esports program is hosting the Griffon Gaming Series. The event is being put on b… READ MORE

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With the 2021 semester having begun, students have returned to campus back for Spring classes, but while everyone else was away Missouri Weste… READ MORE

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On Oct. 29 the Missouri Western women's tennis team braced the cold to volunteer at the Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph. The team volunteered t… READ MORE

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The YMCA pool has closed thanks to the impact of COVID-19, but that doesn’t mean any more swimming for the residents of St. Joseph, Missouri. READ MORE

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With the semester halfway over, students are hard at work trying to push on to finals week. While students hit the books, the Student Governme… 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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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. 25 the Student Government Association held another senate meeting that ranged from talk on changes to Baker, voter turnout, 360 evalu… 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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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   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: Christian Sarna It might only be located on the second and third floor of Hearnes, but the Missouri Western library has countless stories. Day two of the library open-house will take place today from 1-4 p.m. Students can enter to win one of two $30 Amazon gift cards and prize baskets. Prizes aside, library […] READ MORE

By: Kylie Hawes Every year new Griffons are excited to move in, begin their college career and join the Griffon family.  Although this can be a very overwhelming time, freshmen have the opportunity to participate in a program to help with this transition: Griffon Edge. Griffon Edge is a five-day program that gives students the […] READ MORE

Students at Missouri Western came to Spratt Hall 214 on April 19 for a night of eating pancakes, playing with slime and playing Black Card Revoked, all while in their PJs. The event, meant as a fun way to relieve finals stress, was sponsored by the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority. The event stated promptly at […] READ MORE

The Black Alumni Network sponsored Speed Networking on April 12. Students had the chance to discuss their résumé and chat with alumni. Director of Alumni Relations Colleen Kowich attended the event and explained what took place. “This event is a speed networking event, it’s sponsored by the Black Alumni Network which is a new Alumni […] READ MORE

Nicole Maines, a transgender motivational speaker, spoke to Western on March 29th in Spratt Hall about standing in her truth. Center of Student Involvement sponsored Standing in Your Truth at Spratt Hall 101 on March 29, students came to listen to Nicole Maines, a transgender advocate lecture about standing in your truth. Individuals listened to Nicole […] READ MORE

The National Guards and Center for Multicultural  Education sponsored a self-defense class in upstairs Spratt Hall. The event consisted of a presentation and several techniques students could use for self-defense. John Sorrentino is a recruiter for the National Guards and taught self defense class. “Me and Staff Sergent Hughes are both recruiters, we both tag-teamed […] READ MORE

Missouri Western’s International Student Services and Residence Hall Association sponsored the second annual International Cooking Class. Cooks, Isabelle Hannson and Maria Martens taught individuals how to make Swedish meatballs at the kitchen commons. Program Coordinator and student Charity Page has helped with the previous cooking class and believed that it’s not the numbers of attendees […] READ MORE

The International Student Services at Western hosted their first Tea and Talk on Feb 28th. The event consisted of tea and food and a discussion about relationships from other parts of the world. Assistant Director of ISS, Fumi Cheever discusses the meaning and importance of Tea and Talk. “People may have some questions about different […] READ MORE

The Chinese Spring Festival was packed full of traditional dancing, food and music that encouraged attendees to learn about Chinese culture.  On Mar. 6. in Blum Union the International Student Center put on the Chinese Spring Festival. The Chinese Spring Festival celebrated the Chinese New Year with a mix of education and fun activities.  Chinese […] READ MORE