Scholars Symposium showcases student research

Story by ELLEN BECKER, Managing Editor— Students will have the opportunity to present their undergraduate research projects in a public forum during the 12th annual Scholars Symposium Tuesday, April 2, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the JCK Library. The symposium is an event dedicated to promoting the research and creative achievements of undergraduate… Read more »

Unity Week engages students in shaping the future

Story by Andrea Lopez, for The Muleskinner— ONE voice. ONE goal. ONE campus. Unity Week was a diversity program consisting of speakers, panels, entertainment, food and music that ran from Feb. 11-15. Hosted by the Diversity Committee, it was a collaborative effort put on by students, faculty and administrators. To kick off Unity Week, four… Read more »

Movie Review: “A Good Day to Die Hard”

Story by Joshua Leonard, for The Muleskinner— “A Good Day to Die Hard,” the fifth installment of the “Die Hard” franchise, was a decent action movie, but not a good “Die Hard” movie. In this film, John McClane (Bruce Willis) takes a ‘vacation’ to Moscow, Russia, to visit his son, Jack McClane, aka John McClane… Read more »

“The Walking Dead”: “Home” episode

Story by Joshua Leonard, for The Muleskinner— Sunday’s episode, “Home”, should have been the mid-season premiere. “Home” gave “The Walking Dead” fans everything we want out of season three. Spoiler alert: “Home” starts where we left off with the end of “Suicide King.” Rick is still off his rocker and chasing around a dead Lori… Read more »

Local men involved in minor injury accident

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – A local man suffered minor injuries in a single-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol reports. Eric T. Hawkins, 32, of Sedalia, was northbound on Route F with Vernon K. Collett, 48, of Warrensburg. Hawkins lost control of the vehicle when he attempted to turn, according to Highway Patrol… Read more »

Student helps women escape stress with retreat

Story by Courtney Muns, for The Muleskinner— UCM has a graduate student who has accomplished many things in her life, such as an internship with BET and an internship with The Style Network through NBC Television. She has been a frequent Dean’s List student, and was initiated into the McNair Scholars Research program. She has… Read more »

Professor helps local group earn Grammy

Story by Nicole Cooke, Copy Editor— One UCM professor has helped bring a little bit of Grammy’s magic to Kansas City through his work with the Kansas City Chorale. The group was nominated for two awards this year: Best engineered album, classical, and best choral performance, both for “Life & Breath – Choral Works by… Read more »

Studying abroad offers a glimpse at world affairs

Story by LEAH WANKUM, for The Muleskinner— When I got to Korea, I decided that I was going to stay as far away from North Korea as possible. And so I have. In the five months that I’ve been here, I’ve crossed paths with only one North Korean, or at least only one who made… Read more »