Hohlen becomes 11th Academic All-American for Jennies

A UCM volleyball senior recently earned the College Sports Information Directors of America Academic All-American award, according to UCM Athletics. Kylie Hohlen, of Roca, Nebraska, became the 11th Academic All-American in team history and the fifth to make the first team. She was one of two student-athletes from the MIAA to earn the honor and the only… Read more »

2018 music review: A year of eclectic gems

It’s hard to label one year a “great year for music” because in reality, great music is being created every day, and each year is full of new unique releases. This year was no different, and I put together a list of what I think were the best releases of the year. This list is… Read more »

Blood collection at UCM trending upward

By Danielle Sachse and Michael Moana More than 14,000 people donated blood at UCM through the Community Blood Center of Kansas City over the past 11 years, which helped save nearly 37,000 lives, according to Student Activities. In that same timespan, 12,266 pints of blood were collected by the Community Blood Center at the University… Read more »

List of allies grows through Safe Zone workshops

By Madeline Turner and Nick Distefano Safe Zone is a program that offers participants information about LGBTQIA+ identities and ways to support students by becoming allies. The program is open to all members of the UCM community, including faculty and staff. Candice Moran, a psychologist at the Counseling Center, has facilitated UCM’s Safe Zone workshops… Read more »

We should all understand why the Chiefs fired Kareem Hunt

Kareem Hunt had to go. When I sat down to write about the controversy surrounding the Kansas City Chiefs decision to release running back Kareem Hunt following the release of a video in which Hunt committed violence against a woman, I wondered, “Is this really necessary?” My question was answered when I saw overwhelming support… Read more »

Q & A: Former Mules pitcher climbs through minor leagues

Fall league play for Major League Baseball wrapped up about two weeks ago and former Mules pitcher Grant Gavin completed his second season of professional baseball with the Kansas City Royals organization. Gavin joined the Muleskinner on a phone call to discuss his professional career and what it’s like playing for a team he grew… Read more »

Mules grad transfer hitting strides early

Not many college basketball players get to make four different stops in their short careers, but Mules graduate transfer Jafar Kinsey is making the most of his final stop as a college athlete. Kinsey was one of six additions to a Mules team that needed to fill the holes left by departing seniors Clarence Smith,… Read more »

Overlord: Action horror that’s better than it should be

Imagine an action film set during WWII about a small squad of paratroopers sent behind enemy lines in Nazi-occupied France on the eve of the D-Day landings.Imagine that it’s also part horror film as the squad comes across monsters created by evil Nazi experiments. The squad now has to battle through these monsters and their… Read more »

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