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Politicizing death

Chart Staff Editorial September 7, 2018

Recently, the name Mollie Tibbetts has circled through news outlets nationwide as the subject of news reports and editorials. Tibbetts, 20, a rising sophomore at University of Iowa, was reported missing...

OUR OPINION: Talk of American military in Syria opens 9/11 wounds

September 18, 2013

A moment of silence to commemorate the events of Sept. 11, 2001, led some of us to reflect on the current situation in Syria.Tuesday night, President Obama asked the nation to support his plan to attack...

OUR OPINION: Nixon’s veto should stand

September 10, 2013

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon visited the Missouri Southern campus to defend his veto of HB 253. The bill would implement cuts to a variety taxes including the community development district tax, sales and uses...

OUR OPINION: Charties look forward to the new semester

September 2, 2013

New has often been considered synonymous with better. If this stands to reason, Missouri Southern should have a banner year.Big changes have taken place since last spring semester; bring some new face...

Our Opinion: Honor must be earned

May 7, 2013

As you open this issue of The Chart you will find an eight-page special section entitled Life After Service, discussing many issues affecting veterans. In addition to these issues, veterans also suffer...

Silhouettes show differences

OUR OPINION April 15, 2013

As part of Diversity Week, committees placed chalkboard cutout people around campus so students could write or illustrate how they view themselves as diverse. A cup of colored chalk sat at the foot of...

Chart editor takes first step toward success

OUR OPINION April 9, 2013

It’s been a hectic spring so far.Check The Chart’s masthead, and you’ll see a few staff changes took place over our spring break hiatus.Jordan Larimore has landed his first job in the professional...

Senate’s tunnel project leaves questions

Our Opinion March 10, 2013

Next week, Student Senate will come to a decision on whether or not it will spend $4,000 to paint the inside of the tunnel that connects the campus to the residence halls. Or it’s supposed to, at least....

Snow day more trouble than it was worth

Our Opinion March 3, 2013

Tuesday marked the third snow day of the semester at Missouri Southern following last Thursday and Friday. There was less than three inches of snow on the ground and the snow plows had hit the main roads...

Assessments: Waste of seniors’ time

Our Opinion February 27, 2013

Wednesday’s senior assessment tests were the biggest waste of time since Missouri’s 2012 presidential election primary.Actually, that’s not native to this semester’s tests alone. This whole system...

Campus needs more action, less talking

Our Opinion February 16, 2013

At Wednesday’s administrative council meeting, University President Bruce Speck’s views of shared governance were a hot topic.Recently, faculty members have expressed disagreement with Speck’s views.Before...

A step in the right direction

Our Opinion February 11, 2013

For anyone who doesn’t know, earlier this week, Missouri Southern and the city of Joplin announced that a federal grant has been approved for the purpose of building a walking trail from MSSU to the...

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