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Lisa Olliges poses for her first portrait as the General Manager of KGCS-TV.

Olliges Named New Head of KGCS-TV

Jace Opel, Reporter 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, Sept. 12, officially marked Olliges’ first...

Tales from our troops: what does Memorial Day mean to you?

Brooklyn Cady May 30, 2022

          Thank You For Your Service

Tales from our troops: being a disabled veteran

Brooklyn Cady May 30, 2022

  According to Statista, a database of statistics for market data, as of 2019 roughly 1.66 million veterans had service-related disability ratings of 70% or higher. U.S. Army Veteran...

Tales from our troops: sexual assault and harassment in the military

Brooklyn Cady May 30, 2022

As of 2020, women only make up about 16% of enlisted forces for the United States military. Even though there is nearly three women for every 20 men in the military, the Department of Defense (DoD)...

Tales from our troops: battling with mental health struggles and suicide

Brooklyn Cady May 26, 2022

Although the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides mental health services, treatment through the VA emergency department, and access to the Veterans Crisis Line, millions of Veterans receive...

Tales from our troops: an insight on the process of military service

Tales from our troops: an insight on the process of military service

Brooklyn Cady May 23, 2022

Memorial Day is a national holiday where most Americans celebrate a day off work by grilling hot dogs and cooling off by a pool. For the Americans who served in the military, or loved someone who served,...

Exchange students Yoko Koike (Japan), Risako Yokote (Japan), and Yuna Seo (South Korea) enjoy the final international event of the semester.

International Club provides classic American experience

Alexa Fletcher May 12, 2022

Pretty dresses, corsages, limousines, promposals. Around the world, young men and women watch TV shows and dramas portraying the big dance: Prom. Students like Tamaki Seimiya, a Japanese international...

According to the World Health Organization, 4.7 to 13.2% of maternal deaths are attributed to unsafe abortions, or approximately 220 deaths per 100,000. According to Business Insider, 12 of the 13 states with trigger laws would allow abortions to be performed if the mother’s life was at risk, with Oklahoma being the only exception by not allowing abortion for any reason, even if the mother is in danger.

A student’s journey through unplanned pregnancy

Morgan Shields May 9, 2022

Due to the sensitive nature of this story, this student requested anonymity so names have been changed to respect her privacy. Amelia Miller’s abortion was February 17. A young woman too scared...

Students to travel abroad amidst war in Eastern Europe

Students to travel abroad amidst war in Eastern Europe

Lydia Carlson May 6, 2022

In the spring of 2022, Missouri Southern State University students are heading out to seven study abroad trips in Europe for the first time since before the Covid-19 pandemic hit. However, an unforeseen...

MSSU offers new financial forgiveness plan

MSSU offers new financial forgiveness plan

Dylan Bolden May 5, 2022

Former Missouri Southern State University (MSSU) students with a hold on their account, can now finish their degree without having to worry about any prior debt. MSSU created a new program to help former...

Mahiro Kinoshita, a Japanese exchange student, and Thao Nguyen, a Vietnamese exchange student, both participate in the international club.

Students host 7th annual World Music & Cuisine Festival

Alexa Fletcher April 22, 2022

This Saturday, the Missouri Southern State University international students are providing some extra entertainment and food for a low price, hoping to raise money for future events. Jesse Briscoe,...

Russell and Gail Smith Award

Isabella Schuber, Editor April 5, 2022

The Russell and Gail Smith Award is an annual award given for the best writing on a scientific topic selected by an MSSU student in the previous year. The first-place recipient of the Smith Award will...

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