Tolerance, respect for other religions part of the UCM experience

Story by ANDY LYONS, News Editor— During a recent airing of Fox & Friends, host Tucker Carlson and his guest, Tammy Bruce, joked about Wiccans during a discussion of the University of Missouri’s Guide to Religions. As the conversation continued, Carlson said “every Wiccan I’ve known is either a compulsive Dungeon & Dragons player or… Read more »

Inclement weather: What not to do

Story by ELLEN BECKER, Managing Editor— I often find that when it comes to snowy, icey weather, people tend to forget how to function normally. Therefore, I’ve decided to share some tips and tricks for surviving the upcoming winter weather. 1) Dress warm. I don’t understand when it’s 16 degrees and snowing outside, and I… Read more »

A Palestinian perspective on education

Story by RANA ZAKARNA, for The Muleskinner— Education is a human’s weapon in this life. In the first stages of their lives, children are forced by their parents to go to school. After growing up they become adults who seek to get more education and strengthen their position in society. The education in Palestine is… Read more »

Basketball teams gearing up for final regular season games

Story by JASON STRICKLAND, Sports Editor— With three games remaining, it’s the final stretch of the regular season for the Mules (17-6, 11-4) and Jennies (21-2, 13-2) basketball teams. Both teams play at Southwest Baptist Saturday, host Truman Wednesday and will be at Washburn March 2. Jennies The No. 7 Jennies are having the best… Read more »

MIAA Championships at the Multi

Story by ALEX AGUEROS, for The Muleskinner— Central will host the MIAA Indoor track and field MIAA Championships Friday in the Multipurpose Building. The Mules and Jennies look to preserve their winning reputation with the Mules six conference titles in as many years, and the Jens earning six top three finishes in that span. Co-head… Read more »

Mules wrestling team at regional

Story by ALEX AGUEROS, for The Muleskinner— Mules wrestling will travel to Ashland, Ohio Saturday for the Division II Super Regional. Ashland University hosts the event. Central will send 10 wrestlers to the tournament, led by redshirt junior Nick Viterisi (22-10) and senior Clarence Neely (8-2). For Viterisi, the regional puts him one step away… Read more »

Emergency snow ordinance in effect Monday

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) — Another snowstorm is on the way, and city officials are asking drivers to move their vehicles to make way for the plows. The city’s Emergency Snow Ordinance will be enforced at 6 p.m. today and will remain in effect until roadways can be successfully cleared to their full width, according to a… Read more »

Phase I Emergency Snow Ordinance takes effect Monday

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Current forecasts show exceptional quantities of snow and blizzard conditions hitting the Warrensburg area. In anticipation of the potential for another round of heavy winter weather, the City of Warrensburg is declaring that Phase I of the Emergency Snow Ordinance go into effect at 6 p.m. on Monday evening, Feb. 25. The… Read more »