The Northwest Project receives $1.3 million grant

Over 17 percent of Springfield families live at or below the poverty level, according to a Springfield News-Leader article from March 2015. For a family of four, the federal poverty level is $24,300. These Springfield families have a per capita income of only $21,000. The Northwest Project is here to fix that. Two weeks ago, […]

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The “F-word” exhibit

During Public Affairs Week, the Meyer Library hosted “The F Word” exhibit. In this case, the “f” word is not a well-known expletive, but forgiveness. The exhibit was founded in 2004 by Marina Cantacuzino, a freelance journalist who reported on the difficulties and accomplishments of ordinary people. She founded The Forgiveness Project at the same […]

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Missouri State University-West Plains self-reports NJCAA violations

The National Junior College Athletic Association placed the men’s basketball program and women’s volleyball program on probation at Missouri State University-West Plains after they self-reported numerous NJCAA violations, according to Ozark Area Network. Yancey Walker resigned as head coach of the basketball program after the discovery, effective April 30, but is under administrative leave until […]

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