Category: Community

Former UCM president flies in B-2 Stealth Bomber

While former UCM President Chuck Ambrose was saying his goodbyes to students, faculty and staff, he got a phone call he never expected. In July, Gen. John Nichols, United States Air Force commander, called Ambrose to invite him for a flight in a B-2 Stealth Bomber at Whiteman Air Force Base on Aug. 28. Ambrose… Read more »

Royal Blush Drag Show returns to UCM

UCM is hosting a drag show for the sixth year in a row featuring drag queens with multiple dance performances. The Royal Blush Drag Show is 7 p.m. Thursday Sept. 27 in Hendricks Hall. The performers this year are Dirty Dorothy, Widow Von’Du, Miss Pricsilla, RiiRii, Heidi Banks and Genewa Stanwyck. Each drag queen will… Read more »

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Financing in place, Union renovation proceeds

After a few years of planning, construction is close to beginning on the renovations to the Elliott Student Union. The Elliott Student Union Master Plan Phase I Project includes the addition of a 300-seat auditorium, revisions to the south entrance facing Clark Street and modifications to Steak ‘n Shake and the Union Bowling Center. In… Read more »

Renovations to Warrensburg’s downtown

The grand opening of Soul Song, relocation of The Market and the renovation at The District, along with the renovation of Holden Street between South and Grover streets, which is part of a larger project to update downtown Warrensburg, will give downtown a new look by the end of the fall. Amber Bradbury, assistant executive director… Read more »

People walk Out of the Darkness to raise suicide awareness

A haze enveloped Warrensburg Saturday. The air was unseasonably cool, the sky was overcast and the clouds released an inconsistent but somehow constant drizzle. Despite the elements, many people came to the UCM campus for the Out of the Darkness Community Walk. The walks, organized by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, are aimed at… Read more »

Holden Street fills for Get the Red Out

Thousands of community members and college students filled Holden Street Thursday for Warrensburg’s annual Get The Red Out street fair. Around 1,500 visitors attended the event in Warrensburg, according to a law enforcement official. More than 40 vendors set up tables and tents along Holden Street this year from Clark to South streets. An array… Read more »

UCM Remembers 9/11 and Spencer Duncan

Students, staff, faculty and members of the community gathered at the University of Central Missouri Quadrangle, Wednesday, in observance of Patriot Day on the 17th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11. The Fighting Mules Battalion, the Office of Military and Veteran Services and first responders from Warrensburg, Johnson County and Whiteman Air Force… Read more »