Category: Campus Coverage

I’m First to Finish: new campus organization supports first-generation students

VIDEO BY KAITLIN BROTHERS / MULTIMEDIA EDITOR (WARRENSBURG, Mo.)– I’m First to Finish is a new campus organization designed to assist first-generation college students by helping find recourses, financial questions, mentorship and more. On Thursday, Feb. 8 there was a first-generation panel with professors and one student, Jasmyne Everett, to talk about their hardships as… Read more »

Faces of UCM: Connor Bosworth

VIDEO BY KAITLIN BROTHERS / MULTIMEDIA EDITOR (WARRENSBURG, Mo.)–Connor Bosworth is a senior theater student majoring in performance, and has loved performing all his life. He has been an actor in many theater productions at UCM, as well as act in films for the 48 Hour Film Festivals. “There’s something about standing on this stage… Read more »

Faces of UCM: Mathew Martinez

VIDEO BY KAITLIN BROTHERS / MULTIMEDIA EDITOR (WARRENSBURG, Mo.)–Mathew Martinez is the student governor at the University of Central Missouri. In this Faces of UCM, Mathew talks about why he chose to be the student body representative and the importance of having a strong voice for the students here on campus.

Squirrelspiracy

VIDEO BY KAITLIN BROTHERS / MULTIMEDIA EDITOR (WARRENSBURG, Mo.)–This week’s iCentral, or “Squirrel Central,” Chris Holmberg looks at the on-going question about the squirrels here on the UCM campus- how are they so unnaturally friendly? Is there something weird going on? Chris goes to UCM students to see what they have to say about our… Read more »

I ain’t afraid of no ghost!

VIDEO BY KAITLIN BROTHERS / MULTIMEDIA EDITOR (WARRENSBURG, Mo.)–Spotlight hosted “Horror University” in the Union Ballroom Thursday, Nov. 1 from 7 to 10 p.m. for students to play games, eat food, make crafts and compete in the costume contest. There were many other activities, including “pin the bone on the skeleton,” “ghost bowling,” “pumpkin golf,”… Read more »

Why do college students still need school spirit?

VIDEO BY KAITLIN BROTHERS / MULTIMEDIA EDITOR (WARRENSBURG, Mo.)–It’s National Mule Day and Spotlight hosted an event to celebrate UCM’s official mascot Thursday, Oct. 26 from noon to 4 p.m. with prizes, food, drink with Mules “Mancow” and “Molly.” But the question is, why do college students need school spirit?

Jaylan Zackery: Breaking records one play at a time

VIDEO BY KAITLIN BROTHERS / MULTIMEDIA EDITOR (WARRENSBURG, Mo.)–Jaylan Zackery, wide receiver of the UCM mules, has had some great success this year in his football career, and at the homecoming game. Zackery broke a UCM record at homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 14, where they beat Missouri Southern 71-22, and became the all-time leader for… Read more »