Category: Community

Christian Campus House set to host annual event for students

The Christian Campus House will be hosting its annual Connect event at 5 p.m. Friday at Northside Christian Church, 500 N. Ridgeview Dr. The event will include food and activities.  Daylen Brandes, senior campus minister, said Connect is all about students and is “a great way for students to make connections and start thinking about… Read more »

UCM to observe Patriot Day

In remembrance of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, in New York, Washington, D.C. and outside of Shanksville, Pennsylvania, UCM will observe conduct ceremonies for its annual Patriot Day observance, according to a press release from Integrated Marketing and Communications. The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the UCM quadrangle and will… Read more »

Students raise awareness about hunger

While some feasted on a three-course meal, others were left wanting more after eating meager rations of rice. Communication professor Wendy Geiger’s social influence class hosted the annual Oxfam Hunger Banquet Tuesday, April 2, in conjunction with Politics and Social Justice Week, organized by Students for Political Action. Geiger said Oxfam is a nonprofit organization… Read more »

Blaine Whitworth Foundation gives back to community

The Blaine Whitworth Foundation raises money for the community of Warrensburg through a 5K run every year to award scholarships and donate to community projects. Dianne Whitworth, foundation member, said the next 5K run will be full of things to do such as a pancake breakfast, a raffle, a country store, a silent auction and… Read more »

Sinkhole forms on South Main Street

A section of South Main Street is closed after a sinkhole opened up on a culvert. Marvin Coleman, director of public works, said the sinkhole is located directly south of Crane Stadium and Brookside Apartments. He said the hole formed after a joint in the culvert failed, causing water and soil to escape through the… Read more »

Richard Tabor: A man for all seasons

Richard Tabor was known for his warm personality, variety of interests, his intelligence and his vast knowledge of various and interesting subjects. Tabor, former UCM professor and chair of the agriculture department, died Feb 21 at age 82. Tabor started working at UCM in 1973 and retired in 2000. Fanson Kidwaro, professor and program coordinator… Read more »