Tag: Erin Wides

Journalism taught me more than just writing

“How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” These words from Winnie the Pooh accurately represent my thoughts on transitioning out of college, specifically with the Muleskinner and moving on to “a big kid” job. I’ve been so lucky to get to work with the staff of the Muleskinner and… Read more »

Saying ‘goodbye’ to co-workers, friends

When I graduated high school, I thought my journalism career was over. All four years of high school I was involved with our student newspaper. I also interned with the local newspaper, where I saw the newsroom go from a staff of six or seven to only one or two. I saw with my own… Read more »

Former teacher finds purpose podcasting

Once a small bedroom, now transformed into a welcoming space for people to share their stories. A chalkboard wall, slowly filling with quotes, stands behind Jill Szoo Wilson and her guests. Szoo Wilson is the producer and host of the podcast, “Small Town. Big Stories.” The tagline — “Finding purpose wherever you are.” It has… Read more »

UCM superhero to many moves on to her next challenge

The Student Activities Office was recently filled with hugs, tears and laughter. What started as a blank canvas laid out on a table, quickly filled with messages of good luck. More than 50 friends and coworkers gathered to celebrate the friendship and service of Emily Bergsieker on March 6. A slideshow flipped through photos and… Read more »

iCentral: National Women’s Day

VIDEO BY KAITLIN BROTHERS / MULTIMEDIA EDITOR (WARRENSBURG, Mo.)–In this week’s iCentral, reporter Erin Wides asks UCM students what they think about National Women’s Day. The holiday was celebrated yesterday, March 9. For more iCentral, go to the last episode. Jeremy Shields and John Moeller contributed to this video.

iCentral: The Larry Nassar case

VIDEO BY KAITLIN BROTHERS / MULTIMEDIA EDITOR (WARRENSBURG, Mo.)–In this week’s iCentral, we ask UCM students about their reaction to the recent Larry Nassar case. For more iCentral, go to last week’s episode. John Moeller contributed to this video.

iCentral: The best dining hall?

VIDEO BY KAITLIN BROTHERS / MULTIMEDIA EDITOR (WARRENSBURG, Mo.)–In this week’s iCentral, reporter Erin Wides asks students about the big debate: which dining hall do students prefer? Todd? Ellis? Maybe Fitz? Or not any at all? Watch the video to find out. For more iCentral, go to last week’s episode.

iCentral: What are your resolutions for 2018?

VIDEO BY KAITLIN BROTHERS / MULTIMEDIA EDITOR (WARRENSBURG, Mo.)–In this week’s iCentral, reporter Erin Wides asks students what their resolutions are for 2018, as well as giving advice to other students on how to be successful in them. For more iCentral, go to the last episode.

iCentral: Thoughts on Las Vegas

VIDEO BY KAITLIN BROTHERS / MULTIMEDIA EDITOR (WARRENSBURG, Mo.) –In this week’s iCentral, students discuss their thoughts and feelings about the mass shooting that occurred in Las Vegas on Oct. 1. For more iCentral, check out last week’s episode.

Breaking tradition: Spotlight hosts comedian off campus

By KAITLIN BROTHERS Reporter (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — Spotlight brought comedian Dulcé Sloan to Traditions at Pertle Springs Wednesday, Sept. 14, deviating from its usual comedy venues on campus. Erin Wides, Spotlight’s comedy coordinator, said the change was intentional. “One of the different things we did with Dulcé is we had it at Traditions,” Wides said. “With… Read more »