Author: Erica Oliver

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4,000 band members come to campus for Festival of Champions

Some 4,000 high school band students from Missouri and Kansas, representing 32 bands, descended on the UCM campus Saturday for the 38th annual Festival of Champions. This 14-hour event featured field competition, indoor drumline competition and indoor guard competition. Anthony Pursell, director of bands at UCM, said the festival serves as a recruitment event for… Read more »

Students attend real-life Fear Factor

Brains, bugs, worms and other creepy crawling critters tested the limits of students. The Spotlight held an event based off the TV show, “Fear Factor” Friday in the Elliott Student Union. “Fear Factor” was a show hosted by Joe Rogan that aired on NBC from 2001-2006 and returned in 2011-2012, according to the NBC website…. Read more »