SideTracked: Say with certainty – Reviewing Swans’ 15th album

leaving meaning. – Swans Released 10/25/2019 – Young God Records Genres: Experimental Rock/Gothic Country/Post-Rock/Avant-Folk The new Swans album is an hour and a half long meditation on existence. As the name suggests, “leaving meaning.” deals heavily with the absurd—from questioning our reality in “Annaline” to the dizzying dichotomies delivered on its title track. It’s also… Read more »

2019 Mules football season is historically great

by James Schnorenberg For the first time in school history, the University of Central Missouri Mules football team is 9-0, and they’ve done so in a variety of ways in all phases of the game, with key contributions from several different players. Here’s a look at the season so far.

Students get festive around Halloween

by Ryah Williams The holiday season is definitely in the air on the campus of the University of Central Missouri. Halloween brought out the costumes–and also brought some snowfall, too. Many students around the campus wore their most festive costumes for the special holiday. Here is a look at a few who were out and… Read more »

United Student Housing Association hosts Halloween Bash

The sound of the Addams Family theme song could be heard throughout the party. The United Student Housing Association hosted a Halloween Bash Oct. 28 in the Union Ballroom that was bursting with fall fun. The spooky night included drinks and snacks, fall crafts and coloring, face-painting, ring toss, raffle prizes, tarot card reading and… Read more »

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood–a review

Like all of Quentin Tarantino’s work,“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” is a movie about nostalgia. This time it’s nostalgia for an era of Hollywood that, in memory at least, was much more innocent. It’s set in 1969, with the Charles Manson Family Murders looming in the background. This series of killings, including actress Sharon… Read more »

Muleskinner Minutes

In this edition of Muleskinner Minutes, Garrett Fuller talks about the Military Appreciation Blood Drive, escape rooms hosted by The Spotlight, 30 Years Hence, the FBA Fashion Show and more going on on campus and beyond.

SideTracked: Definitely a departure – Kanye’s ninth LP

The culture is conflicted on Kanye’s newest project. The record has received a large amount of critical backlash, with Consequence of Sound giving the record an F, their second-lowest possible score. Their writer’s manual claims an album receiving this rating is “proof that there is no God”—funny, given this review is over Kanye’s first attempt… Read more »