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‘Captain Marvel’: Good but not great

“Captain Marvel” has a very interesting plot. However, to avoid spoilers, this opening synopsis will be kept vague. Set as a prequel to the rest of the MCU movies, the film is based off a Marvel Comics character who was never very popular. Captain Marvel, played by Brie Larson, is a Kree warrior, a powerful… Read more »

UCM adds faculty mentoring component to success advising model

The University of Central Missouri is adding a campuswide faculty mentoring program to engage students beyond the classroom. Ken Schueller, director of Success Advising, said the idea is to customize a faculty mentorship program with each school on campus. Schueller said this provost-initiated program started in January by first meeting with school chairs and program… Read more »

Update: Football to hold walk-on tryouts

Mules football is scheduled to host walk-on tryouts for those interested in joining the team Wednesday at the Multipurpose Building. Registration opens at 9:30 a.m. with skills tests following at 10 a.m. Those interested in participating must have the following materials prepared: 1. Complete the Registration Form 2. Must have had a physical within the last… Read more »

ServPro called to remedy humidity problem

Building and facility preparations at UCM hit a bump in the road toward the end of holiday break as students and faculty prepared to return for the spring semester. A UCM facilities worker doing door checks the day after Christmas was met with an abnormally humid environment upon entering the Highlander Theatre lobby, according to… Read more »

Freedom scholarship dinner brings community together

The university is scheduled to host the 2019 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Scholarship dinner at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Elliott Student Union Ballroom. The keynote speaker is UCM alumnus Robert N. Page, former executive director for equity and inclusion at Metropolitan Community College in Kansas City. The dinner is a part of… Read more »