UCM Theatre and Dance presents “The Gift of the Magi”

The University of Central Missouri is presenting a holiday production, “Gift of the Magi,” at the Highlander Theater this week.  The production runs Thursday- Sunday, starting at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets start at $10 for students, $15 for senior/staff/military, and $20 for the… Read more »

Zombieland 2: Double Tap — The same problems

“Zombieland 2: Double Tap,” is like the original film in many ways. It’s similar in terms of comedy, action and overall quality. Its problems are similar to the original’s as well, like feeling pointless at times and not carrying much weight.   Don’t get me wrong. “Double Tap,” like the original, can be hilarious, entertaining… Read more »

SideTracked: Best of 2010-2018

The end of the year is an exciting time for music journalists, especially when it’s the end of the decade. 2019 is winding down, and every publication’s agenda is dominated by determining which albums will stand among the best of the 10s. SideTracked is doing the same. This list features my favorite album each year… Read more »

Terminator: Dark Fate – Better than expected

Imagine you’re in a class you don’t like, taught by a professor you also don’t like. One day, this professor gives you a dumb assignment worth a lot of points. You give it all you have, turn it in and get a low B. You’re happy because it’s better than you were expecting. You can… Read more »

Welch-Schmidt Center for Communication Disorders a Staple at UCM

The Welch-Schmidt Center for Communication Disorders has been a staple on the UCM campus since its inception in 1971, but it’s easy to walk past the center without knowing exactly what they do. Kaitlyn Laughlin, a third semester grad student, said the Welch-Schmidt Center for Communication Disorders provides “diagnostics and therapy for individuals across the… Read more »

30-Years Hence: Remembering the fall of the Berlin Wall

by Maddy Harrison UCM History and German student Ian Gilpin created a replica of the Berlin Wall, hosted by the History Club and Phi Alpha Theta to raise awareness of the fall of the wall and the impact it had around the world. Maddy Harrison reports for The Muleskinner.

SideTracked: Any reason to call it quits – DEATH STRANDING: Timefall

Hideo Kojima is among the most important video game personalities in the world, mostly due to his revolutionary “Metal Gear” series which features a near-indecipherable plot centered around beefy soldiers, giant robots and existential and political conspiracies.  Imagine my surprise when I opened the soundtrack to his new game, “Death Stranding,” and saw that the… Read more »

UCM Communication Disorders Expands Clinic

The Welch-Schmidt Center for Communications Disorders at the University of Central Missouri has expanded and is now working with clients who have Parkinson’s Disease.  A Parkinson Voice Project Grant was awarded in the Spring of 2019 and the expansion started the following fall semester. Bonnie Slavych, speech-language pathologist and assistant professor, said they are trying to… Read more »

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