Category: UCM News

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 »

Journalism taught me more than just writing

“How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” These words from Winnie the Pooh accurately represent my thoughts on transitioning out of college, specifically with the Muleskinner and moving on to “a big kid” job. I’ve been so lucky to get to work with the staff of the Muleskinner and… Read more »

You get what you give… and much more

I hate saying goodbye. It isn’t easy to come to terms with the fact that an impactful part of my life will change drastically in less than two weeks. That’s what will happen when I graduate and my time working at the Muleskinner ends. It’s sad. I’d go as far as to say it is… Read more »

Goodbye to my job and a great adviser

The Muleskinner has been a part of my life for a long time. I have worked here for two years: as Multimedia Editor then as the News Editor. Before that, I was a contributor. My love for storytelling came due to the Muleskinner, so I joined the journalism emphasis of digital media production as a… Read more »

Social Media Coordinator signing off

Saying goodbye to the Muleskinner is bittersweet. I started off at the Muleskinner as a confused volunteer looking to get involved but not knowing where to start. I then became a contributor and wrote stories and covered events until I was able to find my voice and began writing about topics I am passionate about…. Read more »

Muleskinner adviser found family at UCM

Twelve years ago, I was standing in the middle of Douglas Street in downtown Lee’s Summit getting my picture taken. I’d just returned to that fabled suburb of prosperity and sweet outdoor shopping malls after a stint with the daily newspaper in Sedalia. Prior to that, I worked at the Lee’s Summit Journal for several… Read more »