Mock Interview Week opens opportunities for students

Employers and students recently connected and networked during Employer Mock Interview Week event sponsored by the Career Services Center. The event took place April 1-5 in the Ward Edwards Building. Joni Porter, operations coordinator for the Career Services Center, said 40 employers interviewed 354 students during the event. Chelsea Wehmeyer, a senior child and family… Read more »

UCM students build their music career

Isaac Barkley, music technician major, and Vernon Percy Howard III, digital media production major, have started a music career together here at UCM. They have produced multiple pop/hip hop songs that can be found on iTunes/Apple Music and Spotify with the artist name “IKE & VP3.” Through UCM, Barkley was able to get a high-profile… Read more »

Students raise awareness about hunger

While some feasted on a three-course meal, others were left wanting more after eating meager rations of rice. Communication professor Wendy Geiger’s social influence class hosted the annual Oxfam Hunger Banquet Tuesday, April 2, in conjunction with Politics and Social Justice Week, organized by Students for Political Action. Geiger said Oxfam is a nonprofit organization… Read more »

Update: 13 Mules and Jennies honored in MIAA winter academic awards

The MidAmerica Intercollegiate Athletics Association announced the recipients of its winter academic awards. Thirteen UCM athletes were awarded either the Academic Excellence Award or the Scholar-Athlete Award. In order to earn the Academic Excellence Award, athletes must achieve a 4.0 GPA or better and accrue more than two terms at their institution. Dominique Hampton (wrestling),… Read more »

The Spotlight and WGS host Speak Out

The Center for Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies is partnering with The Spotlight to host the second annual #MeToo Speak Out. Leah Weller, a junior WGS major and ambassador, says the Speak Out is a safe space where members of the Warrensburg and UCM community can gather to listen and share their stories related to… Read more »

Why it’s crucial to bring free press back into schools

In 1988, a monumental Supreme Court case was decided that would change student journalists’ first amendment rights. Today, Missouri House Bill 743 — commonly known as the Cronkite New Voices Act after longtime TV journalist Walter Cronkite — is seeking to override the Supreme Court’s 1988 decision in Hazelwood vs. Kuhlmeier to give the right… Read more »

Students to elect new SGA leaders

The time has come again to elect the highest positions of student leadership on campus. Voting is open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday for the next president and vice president of UCM’s Student Government Association. Students can cast their ballot at tables inside of the Elliott Student Union or online. The… Read more »