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Southern Hosts First Ever Mock Kill Scenario

Southern Hosts First Ever Mock Kill Scenario

Evan Stepp November 2, 2021

On Oct. 18, students of Missouri Southern’s game and fish enforcement course inspected a mock illegal hunting kill site which took place west of the Mills Anderson Justice Center. The event was a first...

Advantages of Earning a Degree for Law Enforcement Officers

Evan Stepp November 1, 2021

Entry level law enforcement jobs are available to police academy graduates, but for aspiring officers looking to advance in their future career, a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice could be a more...

The Cost of College-Is It Worth It?

Evan Stepp October 27, 2021

For decades, career placement has been a crucial selling point for universities of all locations, acceptance rates, and levels of prestige. Colleges advertising the median salaries of their recent alumni...

Concerts and carnivals: how Joplin residents define entertainment

Concerts and carnivals: how Joplin residents define entertainment

Brooklyn Cady June 2, 2021

Joplin residents took on the town the evening of May 30 to attend different entertainment opportunities. The turn out and energy of Evans United Shows spring carnival and the launch of the Downtown Concert...

Movie Review: A Quiet Place: Part II

Brooklyn Cady May 28, 2021

Director and award-winning actor, John Krasinski, briefly makes a cameo in the “A Quiet Place” sequel, which premiered at Joplin’s Regal Movie Theater on May 27, 2021.Following its predecessor, “A...

Missouri Southern loosens mask regulations

Brooklyn Cady May 21, 2021

Beginning on May 24, Missouri Southern will no longer enforce mask requirements on-campus for fully vaccinated students, faculty, and staff during the upcoming summer and fall semesters.  Southern administrators...

Community reflects on Tarzan Zerbini Circus extending their show for another weekend

Brooklyn Cady May 21, 2021

After a successful opening weekend, the Tarzan Zerbini Circus extended their stay in the Joplin/Webb City area for another week due to “popular demand.”Joplin resident, Jessica Linder, attended the...

Things I wish I knew before starting college

Brooklyn Cady May 20, 2021

A snail-paced semester has come to a close and Missouri Southern bid farewell to hundreds of graduates and welcomed incoming freshman who will be beginning their higher education in the fall.As eager young...

Southern’s new club spreads mental health awareness on campus

Samantha Dowd May 18, 2021

Missouri Southern State University students Haylee Pyburn and Christine Ibeagi recognized a lack of mental health resources at the university and decided to do something about it.Ibeagi met with Project...

Survivors walk west down 26th street in Joplin, Mo, near St. Johns Hospital after a tornado hit Joplin, Mo, on Sunday, May 22, 2011.

Community reflections of the Joplin tornado

Chart contributors May 12, 2021

Quinten SargentI remember the day very vividly. May 22, 2011. I was enjoying a sunny Sunday afternoon at the park celebrating my cousin’s birthday with my sisters. Crazy enough, my younger brother was...

Lost Photos of Joplin: Saving photos, memories, and history

Orval Howard May 12, 2021

On May 22, 2011, an EF-5 tornado ripped through the heart of Joplin leaving a path of destruction behind it. With 161 casualties and thousands of injuries, the day forever changed the city. What stood...

2011 tornado affected community identity

Brooklyn Cady May 12, 2021

Ten years after an E5 tornado took the lives of 161 people and destroyed the town, Joplin’s community has proven its resilience and adaptability regarding education, arts and culture, and the expansion...

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