Monument honoring Divine Nine installed in Selmo Park

UCM recently created a monument of plots to recognize the National Panhellenic Council chapters of historically black Greek sororities and fraternities that have been a part of UCM for over 50 years. The plots consist of nine platforms arranged in a semicircle in front of stone benches in the southwest corner of Selmo Park. Each… Read more »

UCM professor opposes transgender issue

A women, gender and sexuality program professor at UCM has some ideas for how people can become better allies in the face of potential Trump administration changes that would narrow the definition of gender. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is considering changing the Title IX law to define sex as either male… Read more »

Library to purge unused materials to revive itself

Unused books may be flying off shelves soon — going to new owners or recycling bins. The collection at the James C. Kirkpatrick Library is undergoing a revitalization. Librarians said the process is intended to purge unused books, streamline the acquisition process and make collections more student-centric. The process, known as deaccessioning, involves removing unused… Read more »

Update: Jennies soccer has two named All-Region

The United Soccer Coaches released its All-Region teams Tuesday, naming Jennies seniors Jada Scott and Courtney Killian to the Central Region team. Killian earned second-team honors for the first All-Region award of her Jennies career. Her 13 goals in 2018 are nearly double the amount she’d recorded in her first three seasons with the Jennies…. Read more »

Update: Jennies begin conference play

No. 7 Jennies basketball will open its conference schedule Thursday against the Southwest Baptist Bearcats. The Jennies spent the Thanksgiving weekend in San Antonio playing in the St. Mary’s Thanksgiving Classic. St. Mary’s handed the Jennies their first loss of the season Friday in a 101-97 double overtime thriller. The Jennies were able to bounce… Read more »

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Update: Two Jennies rack up postseason awards

Despite Jennies volleyball’s premature exit from the NCAA Tournament, two of the Jennies best hitters continue to earn postseason individual awards. Junior Audrey Fisher picked up two All-Region honors following her All-MIAA first team selection. The Division II Collegiate Commissioners Association named Fisher to its All-Region team. Fisher then was named to the American Volleyball… Read more »