Category: Campus Coverage

Best lays foundation for milestones at inauguration

Story by Jason Brown/Managing Editor Video by Kaitlin Brothers/News Editor Students, faculty, alumni and members of the community gathered Thursday afternoon in the Multipurpose Building to witness another milestone in the 148-year history of UCM. The 23-year UCM career of Roger J. Best culminated in his installation as the university’s 16th president. The ceremony represented… Read more »

Three students awarded Freedom Scholarship

Three UCM students were awarded the Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Scholarship for $3,000. Mariah Woodson, freshman nursing major; Arlanda Brown, senior sociology major; and K’Ron Richardson, sophomore criminal justice major, were awarded the scholarship Jan. 22 at the Freedom Scholarship Dinner in the Elliott Student Union Ballroom. The guest speaker was UCM alumni Robert… Read more »

iCentral: Why is it important to vote?

Video by Erin Wides/Features Editor and Kaitlin Brothers/News Editor In this iCentral we had a special guest reporter. Political Science Associate Professor Robynn Kuhlmann goes to the Elliott Student Union to ask students why it’s important to exercise their right to vote. Voting polls open at 6 a.m. Tuesday and will remain open until 7… 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 »

An inside look of drag culture

The UCM Royal Blush Drag Show was held Sept. 27 in Hendrick’s Hall with 856 people in attendance. Drag queens Dirty Dorothy, Widow Von’Du, Miss Priscilla, RiiRii, Heidi Banks and Genewa Stanwick performed at the show with two acts each. Heidi Banks gives an inside look of what it’s like to be a drag queen…. Read more »