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Prosecution prepares for shooting case trial

Joshua Boley, Editor-in-Chief November 15, 2013

Jasper County Prosecuting Attorney Dean Dankelson says his office does not plan to release any additional facts about the shooting death of Missouri Southern Coach Derek Moore, which took place Nov. 2.Suspected...

Gallon jugs hold donations made during halftime at the Nov. 9 football game

Strong support, outreach continues

Joshua Boley, Editor-in-Chief November 14, 2013

In the wake of the death of Assistant Football Coach Derek Moore, the campus and football team are finding ways to move on.One way is to help support Moore’s 6-year-old son, Elijah Moore, by establishing...

Jerrick Williams, Kappa Sigma president speaks to those gathered on the Oval Oct. 16 to honour Tyler Bower a member of Kappa Sigma who passed away after a car accident on Oct. 12.

Kappa Sigma honors life of fallen brother

Joshua Boley, Editor-in-Chief October 17, 2013

Over 100 students, friends and supporters gathered on Missouri Southern’s Oval the night of Oct. 16 for a candle light vigil to honor former student Tyler Bower.Bower passed away Oct. 12 following a...

Cartoon by Kendra Bridsco

Government maintains stupidity in shutdown

Joshua Boley, Editor-in-Chief October 17, 2013

I have to admit when the deadline came down for the government to make a decision prior to the then looming shutdown, I expected the government to be shut down for an hour and then magically start back...

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Senator’s stand inspires editor

Joshua Boley, Editor-in-Chief October 2, 2013

Regardless of how a person feels about ObamaCare a person has to have respect for Sen. Ted Cruz. The Texas Republican senator spoke for over 21 hours in an attempt to raise discussion about something he...

Matt Bourgault of Neosho, Mo. gets the attention of students walking through the oval on Sept. 25.

Guest causes uproar from Lions

Crowds of students gathered on and off for several hours on Sept. 25 outside the Billinglsy Student Center as Matt Bourgault with Consuming Fire Campus Ministries of Neosho preached and took questions...

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New editor-in-chief looks to The Charts future

Joshua Boley, Editor-in-Chief April 15, 2013

Around mid-semester, Jordan Larimore made the announcement to The Chart staff that he would be stepping down as editor-in-chief after landing a job that may kick start his career. While he remains on staff...

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Individual voices are important

Joshua Boley, Executive Editor March 13, 2013

On March 5, 2013 a letter from the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) was sent to Attorney General Eric Holder and Secretary Janet Napolitano.The letter was an effort of the organization to inform U.S....

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MSSU suffers ‘identity crisis’

Josh Boley, Executive Editor February 27, 2013

How often do students attending Missouri Southern feel like the University falls short in the sense of providing a true college experience?The combination of movies and television has shown the youth of...

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It’s time for society to take responsibility for itself

Joshua Boley, Executive Editor February 13, 2013

Society has been enamored with television and Hollywood since the Marylyn Monroe and James Dean days. Since the boob tube invaded our homes it has been directing society’s views and opinions. Certainly...

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Why can’t we be friends?

Joshua Boley, Executive Editor February 5, 2013

With the Polar Plunge happening soon, it got to me thinking about how we treat those that are different from us in some way.Sure, this may apply to those with mental handicaps as that is the current season,...

Editorials draw fire from campus: Letter to the Editor no. 3

I am writing to express my dismay at what appears to be The Chart’s current approach to dealing with discrimination and bullying in our area (and, in recent weeks, on our campus).As a reader, I cannot...

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