Tag: Spotlight

Students attend real-life Fear Factor

Brains, bugs, worms and other creepy crawling critters tested the limits of students. The Spotlight held an event based off the TV show, “Fear Factor” Friday in the Elliott Student Union. “Fear Factor” was a show hosted by Joe Rogan that aired on NBC from 2001-2006 and returned in 2011-2012, according to the NBC website…. Read more »

Homecoming contest expanded to include more participants

It’s October and that means the Homecoming Door Decorating Contest is right around the corner. Jesse Heath, graduate assistant in the Office of Student Activities, said this is the first year that door decorating has been incorporated into the homecoming events. Three groups are able to compete: students, faculty and staff and organizations or departments…. Read more »

Students decorate cupcakes at MAD event

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – I made a chocolate cupcake with red icing, chocolate chips with a Reese’s cup in the middle Saturday night at The Mules After Dark sponsored Cupcake Wars event in the Elliott Student Union. The event was a competition to see who could make the best cupcake that were then judged based on creativity and… Read more »

I ain’t afraid of no ghost!

VIDEO BY KAITLIN BROTHERS / MULTIMEDIA EDITOR (WARRENSBURG, Mo.)–Spotlight hosted “Horror University” in the Union Ballroom Thursday, Nov. 1 from 7 to 10 p.m. for students to play games, eat food, make crafts and compete in the costume contest. There were many other activities, including “pin the bone on the skeleton,” “ghost bowling,” “pumpkin golf,”… Read more »

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 »

Juggler performing at UCM

The Spotlight is presenting an evening of free, interactive fun for students, faculty and staff. Alex Clark will demonstrate his  juggling skills and entertain with comic relief. The show is scheduled for 8 p.m. April 13 in Elliott Student Union, Room 240.

Let’s Talk #UCMDiversity

In the middle of the Elliott Student Union, there is a lot of chatter, but there are always topics strictly avoided. Join Spotlight at Café Rouge to discuss the hot button issues people tend to stray away from in everyday conversation. Topics will range from issues about the nation, world and right here at UCM. Let’s Talk #UCMDiversity… Read more »

Spotlight celebrates women at diversity education event

By ALISON CUMMINGS Reporter (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — Celebrating the Legacy of Women Across the Globe, a Spotlight event put on to further diversity education, will begin at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 9, in the Elliott Student Union, room 236. Brianna Nesbit, Graduate Assistant of Diversity, will facilitate the interactive education program, as students will have… Read more »

Carmike gives advance showing of ‘Deadpool’

By JIEUN HONG Reporter (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — Spotlight is providing UCM students with the opportunity to watch the antihero movie “Deadpool,” during its Night at the Carmike event. Spotlight will be partnering with Night Ryder to transport a group of students for an advance showing of the film at 8 p.m. tonight at the Carmike Theater…. Read more »