Tag: COVID-19

UCM sports in the fall 2020 season

UCM’s spring semester has come to an end, and students are already looking forward to the fall 2020 semester. Many are wondering what is going to happen with the semester, and how COVID-19 will shake it up. Additionally, the sports fans among them are watching to see what will happen with the semester’s sports events. … Read more »

Blogs from a quarantined college student: Week ten

Monday, May 18th, 2020 Ten weeks already? Wow, this is week ten of my quarantine blogs. That is just mind-boggling. To think that I have been sharing part of my life with the internet for that long… holy moly guacamole. Am I the only one that’s a little blown away by that? I guess we… Read more »

Blogs from a quarantined college student: Weeks six & seven

WEEK SIX Monday, April 20th, 2020 Internship I haven’t talked about my CACU internship much in these blogs, but it’s going really well! We’re into week three and we’ve gotten to talk with some of the KC business owners. We’re learning a lot about working from home during this time and I think that it’s… Read more »

COVID-19: the financial implications for UCM

The University of Central Missouri wisely decided to close the school in March, but it may also bring a financial toll in the next few months and coming years.  “We often hear this time described as ‘unprecedented,’” UCM President Roger Best said. “It is true that none of us have ever experienced a moment such… Read more »

A letter from an essential worker

I want to start this letter out by apologizing to all my professors. During this time I have not been doing my best with homework and projects because it is hard to find the time. I am trying my best to keep up with everything.  During the first week of quarantine I struggled with all… Read more »

COVID-19: An international student’s perspective

As an international student, I worry about how fast COVID-19 is spreading in the United States. I worry about how many people are not taking the necessary precautions, and most importantly how it is affecting Nigeria, my home country.  Like the rest of the world, Nigerians are reacting to the pandemic in a number of… Read more »

A UCM student’s experience with COVID-19

Symaria Fisher was diagnosed with COVID-19 on March 26. She has recovered and is now doing well. She is currently living on campus and agreed to share her experience with the Muleskinner and on Facebook. Fisher has a complicated medical history. In 2015, she was diagnosed with thyroid cancer. She also has a history with… Read more »