Category: Campus Coverage

Suicide awareness group hosts annual community walk

By KAITLIN BROTHERS Reporter (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — April Roller’s husband Jeremy died by suicide three years ago. “When Jeremy died, I told people that he was sick and we didn’t know,” Roller said. “He was raised with the mentality that it’s not OK to seek treatment.” Roller said her personal loss inspired her to join efforts… Read more »

UCM hosts town hall meetings for Latinos

By ANDREA LOPEZ Multimedia Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — Members of SOL, the new student organization of Latinos, met in the Elliott Student Union Jan. 20 to voice their opinions about the underrepresentation of Hispanics on campus. Among those who participated in the town hall meeting was senior middle school education major, Johnny Arroyo. “I haven’t felt… Read more »

THRIVE program at UCM continues to prosper

Video by ANDREA LOPEZ, CLIFF ADAMS and NATALIE DATTILIO (digitalBURG) — In its fifth year at the University of Central Missouri, the THRIVE program continues to add more students to this unique two-year long program geared for students with special needs.