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UCM loses student over weekend

A UCM student died Sunday in his campus residence. Andrew Pierson, Fredericktown, Missouri, was a senior music major with a concentration in music technology and minor in management. “Mr. Pierson’s death was attributed to natural causes; in no way is it the result of self-harm or foul play,” said Johnson County Coroner Clark Holdren. Capt. Bill… Read more »

Student mobilization efforts leading up to midterm elections

Political rallies throughout the Kansas City metropolitan area in the final days leading to the midterm election have helped energize and mobilize political candidates on both sides of the political spectrum. Candidates from each of the two main political parties, Republican and Democrat, spoke of solidarity and uniting around common legislative priorities and values.  … Read more »

iCentral: Why is it important to vote?

Video by Erin Wides/Features Editor and Kaitlin Brothers/News Editor In this iCentral we had a special guest reporter. Political Science Associate Professor Robynn Kuhlmann goes to the Elliott Student Union to ask students why it’s important to exercise their right to vote. Voting polls open at 6 a.m. Tuesday and will remain open until 7… Read more »

Dual Credit Scholarship gets students ahead of the game

The Warrensburg Schools Foundation recently announced the winners for the Dual Credit Scholarship. The winners were awarded the scholarship on Sept 14. The students awarded were Brook Barker, Gracie Brant, Kalissa Castanedo, Nolan Chapman, Jimmy Le, Kaylee Russell, Richard Saettone, Gabrielle Shull and Russell Sproat. Judy Long, executive director of the Warrensburg Schools Foundation, said… Read more »

Success Advising Center now hiring student coaches

The Success Advising Center is hiring five undergraduate students to work as academic success coaches. Success coaches are students who help assist other students schedule classes. They also help students study for tests. Ken Schueller, director of Success Advising, said a student must have a 2.7 GPA or above and cannot be on disciplinary probation… Read more »

UCM gets ready for Homecoming

All of campus participated in many homecoming events, from window decorating to voting for king and queen. Emily Bergsieker, assistant director of student activities, discusses everything the students to do prepare for this special occasion. Tessa Shrout contributed to this video.  Music by Scott Holmes.


In this issue, October 25-November 8 Page 1 > News Jennies golfers make program history Page 4 > News Remembering Carmen Techau Page 5 > Feature UCM alumni check in for homecoming 2018 Matthew Dunehoo: Kansas City filmmaker Page 8 > Features Cafe Thyme offers fresh dining experience Page 9 > Features Indian community celebrates… Read more »

BSU talks about God and conflict

Four ministers from different parts of Missouri recently came together for a panel discussion that touched on the morality of war, the death penalty and abortion. Atticus Dyer, director of Baptist Student Union, said the purpose of the event title “Gospel Talk: God and Conflict” was to help students think critically about whether their actions… Read more »