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Women In STEM

Cally Chisholm February 25, 2019

In 2018, officials with the National Girls Collaborative Project (NGCP) reported only 18 percent of women earn degrees in computer sciences and 19 percent in engineering.There are several female students...

Expressions from Puebla: The Value of Likeness

Ryan Drendel, special to the Chart October 22, 2018

Undergraduates study abroad because they want to experience something different.They want to to learn a different language or learn about a different culture.They want to eat different food, party with...

Tuition spike results in penalty

Complications related to state funding and appropriations during the spring legislative session has caused Missouri Southern officials to make changes involving fees.The issues, including an attempt to...

London study program open to students

Elizabeth Spencer, Staff Writer November 3, 2012

Sara Bularzik, program manager for CAPA International Education, gave a presentation to Missouri Southern communication students on the Missouri London Program on Sept. 12. Bularzik shared that students...

Senior Kristen Murphy and freshman Dillon Thompson are two of the anchors for MOSO Student News on KGCS-TV. The bi-weekly show is in its second semester at MSSU.

Lights! Camera! Action!

Jordan Larimore, Editor-in-Chief October 26, 2012

In the last couple of semesters, the way Missouri Southern students take in the news has changed. Broadcast students have recently decided they’d like to produce a weekly, or biweekly news broadcast....

Staffer ‘drops the ball’

Taylor Camden, Associate Editor October 1, 2012

This week I missed my first assignment due date. Not only did I miss the due date, also I mis-interpreted the assignment completely.  I sat down in my seat and noticed my peers all had neat, typed-up...

Our Opinion: Give everyone a fair shake

The Chart September 21, 2012

For those getting ready to graduate, finding a job may seem like a daunting task.Nowadays a degree alone doesn’t cut it. Experience, networking and aggressiveness are crucial if you want to actually...

Grant offers students chance for college credit

Taylor Camden, Associate Editor September 14, 2012

In August, Gov. Jay Nixon awarded nearly $9 million in grants to establish campus innovation in Missouri colleges and universities. $1 million will go to benefit students in southwest Missouri.“Innovation...

Dean investigating sexual assault

Jordan Larimore, Editor-in-Chief September 7, 2012

Wednesday night, the University Police Department received a call regarding the possible sexual assault of a student on campus.According to UPD reports, this is the second sexual assault reported on campus...

Wait, what?

Taylor Camden, Associate Editor September 5, 2012

I’m not going to lie — I was that freshman this semester stoked to be in her first college class. I got there early and put my game face on. I turned off my phone, put it and my keys in my bag, got...

Photo illustration by Curtis Almeter

Instructor opens business with help of students

Nathan Mills, Editor-in-chief February 10, 2012

“It ain’t every day a nutty professor starts a business with students and lets the students run the business.” JJ Spurlin is an associate professor of criminal justice at Missouri Southern. He’s...

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