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Attention Transfer Students
Attention Transfer Students
Jace Opel, Reporter • February 10, 2023
It’s a new semester at Missouri Southern, which means a new and exciting announcement. MSSU announced an increase in scholarships for students looking to transfer in as a Lion. 
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Missouri's largest school district yet to adopt four-day weeks
Jazmine Knight February 8, 2023
Remember in grade school when we would go through the school week, and we would be dragging by Thursday or Friday? Well, some school districts are looking to change that.  Back in December, the Independence school district voted 6-1 to become Missouri’s largest district to change to a four-day school week. Starting fall 2023, students will no longer have school on Mondays, but Tuesday-Friday school days will be extended by 35 minutes. 
The Billingsly Student Center is scheduled to be renovated for the first time since 2001.
Missouri Southern launches Lions Forward campaign
Deidre Brown December 4, 2022

When Dr. Dean Van Galen arrived on Missouri Southern’s campus in 2020, he knew that it was time to look to the future of the university and begin making...

Prepare for the polls
Prepare for the polls
Morgan Shields October 25, 2022

Over the last decade voter turnout for college students has been on the rise. On Tuesday, Nov. 8, citizens of the United States have the opportunity to vote...

Tailgate parties with alcohol now allowed on campus
Tailgate parties with alcohol now allowed on campus
Jace Opel, Reporter • October 6, 2022

Missouri Southern students 21 and over can now kick off home games with alcohol while tailgating. This new tailgating policy officially went into effect in August. According...

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MSSU athletics hit with probation, sanctions after self-reported NCAA violations
MSSU athletics hit with probation, sanctions after self-reported NCAA violations
Trevor Batson February 15, 2023
On December 9, 2022, the MSSU athletics department was hit with sanctions by the NCAA.  According to the NCAA, "Missouri Southern State failed to monitor its football program which committed multiple NCAA violations over two years."  However, all of these infractions were committed by people no longer with the university.
Photo of the finish line at the Tom Rutledge Cross Country Course
Cross Country Set to Compete in Regionals on Home Course
November 18, 2022

Cross country season is slowly coming to an end meaning no more running 100 miles per week for those runners.  Two weeks ago, Missouri Southern’s cross country...

Director of Athletics Rob Mallory speaks at the 2022 All-Athlete Banquet.
Director of Athletics focuses on key initiatives to support athletes, community
October 11, 2022
Rob Mallory discovered his passion for mentoring students. Mallory started his career working at the division one level, but did not feel the same connection with the student athletes. 
Jermaine Young Jr brings down Lincoln quarterback Zamar Brake for a loss on Saturday, at Fred G Hughes Stadium, in Joplin, MO
Lions Dominate Blue Tigers on Homecoming
October 11, 2022

Saturday at Fred G Hughes Stadium the 3-2 Missouri Southern Lions took on the 0-5 Lincoln Blue Tigers. It was homecoming for the Lions. Jaedon Stoshak would get...

Tailgate parties with alcohol now allowed on campus
Tailgate parties with alcohol now allowed on campus
October 6, 2022

Missouri Southern students 21 and over can now kick off home games with alcohol while tailgating. This new tailgating policy officially went into effect in August. According...

Photo of the finish line at the Tom Rutledge Cross Country Course
Cross Country Set to Compete in Regionals on Home Course
Jazmine Knight November 18, 2022

Cross country season is slowly coming to an end meaning no more running 100 miles per week for those runners.  Two weeks ago, Missouri Southern’s...

A councilman’s perspective on voting
A councilman’s perspective on voting
October 28, 2022

Students at Missouri Southern expressed their confusion about voting. Students wanted to know what to expect when voting and what would be on...

Campus gets more colorful
October 4, 2022

Disney’s “Pocahontas” said that we can paint with all the colors in the wind and on Sept. 7, students did just that. The McCormick Courtyard...

Lisa Olliges poses for her first portrait as the General Manager of KGCS-TV.
Olliges Named New Head of KGCS-TV
September 15, 2022

Coming from an extensive background working in the communications field, Lisa Olliges has now claimed the title as the General Manager of KGCS-TV.  Monday,...

Tales from our troops: what does Memorial Day mean to you?
Tales from our troops: what does Memorial Day mean to you?
May 30, 2022

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