Category: Photo Stories

Students get festive around Halloween

by Ryah Williams The holiday season is definitely in the air on the campus of the University of Central Missouri. Halloween brought out the costumes–and also brought some snowfall, too. Many students around the campus wore their most festive costumes for the special holiday. Here is a look at a few who were out and… Read more »

Nightmare on South Holden Street

The Spotlight hosted Nightmare on South Holden Street in the Elliott Student Union Oct. 23 in honor of the fall season. The Halloween party included several events for students to participate in. One event was karaoke for all the brave students willing to get on stage. Those in attendance could also work on fall crafts… Read more »

Unwinding at midterm… with monsters

The midway point of the semester can bring lots of work, stress and fatigue. There are many things people can do to work through those things. One common, centuries-old remedy is dressing up like monsters or the undead and competing in carnival-style games. That was the landscape at the Elliott Student Union on Wednesday, where… Read more »

Homecoming 2019: Photo Recap

UCM’s 2019 Homecoming parade and football game took place Oct. 12. Here’s a look back at some of the moments captured throughout the day. Homecoming Parade The Homecoming Parade, an annual tradition for the campus and the Warrensburg communities, began at 9 a.m. Floats from campus and community groups as well as performances from the… Read more »

Family Weekend Talent Show features many different skills

The Family Weekend Talent Show was last Saturday, ending the activities of Family Weekend. There were 12 performances judged by Roger Best, interim president; Keondrin McClish, UCM alumna; Jim Gulbranson, graduate student in the college student personnel administration program; and Isabel Anderson, sophomore events, marketing and management major. Zach Moore, junior criminal justice major, received… Read more »

Study Abroad Fair aims to broaden horizons

Students interested in studying abroad were able to learn more during the Study Abroad Fair held Sept. 6 in the Elliott Student Union. Representatives from different departments, programs and universities were available to field questions, give pointers and hand out materials. Vicki Orcutt, director of academic outreach for extended studies, said that studying abroad is… Read more »