Tag: University of Central Missouri

Series: Spring stories in Warrensburg

Instructor’s Note: Go out there and find a spring story. Essentially that was the assignment. However, embedded in this simplicity were layers of complexity. The student reporters were each given a list of five challenges to guide the structure and content of their stories. They also drew slips of paper from a box that instructed… Read more »

UCM cuts seven staff jobs due to budget

Last week, seven staff jobs were eliminated at the University of Central Missouri. The cuts were part of UCM’s focus on operating with more economic efficiency following the 2017 budget reductions, according to a university spokesman. All seven individuals whose positions have been eliminated have been notified. However, the names of the staff members who… Read more »


In this issue, Sept. 28 – Oct. 4: Page 3 > News To cut or not to cut: fate of philosophy program finalized Community members come together at Burg Fest Page 4 > News Royal Blush drag show and Transformation Page 5 > News Student club creates interest for careers in behavioral analysis Page 6… Read more »


In this issue, Sept. 21 – Sept. 27: Page 3 > Special education major benefits from UCM Advantage program W.C. Morris renovations Page 4 > KMOS wins Emmy for ‘Missouri Life’ episode Page 5 > Watermelon Bust: games day Night Ryder continues to ride Page 6 > UCM Art Gallery opens three new exhibits Page… Read more »

Board approves construction of indoor golf training facility

By STEVEN SPEARS Managing Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — The University of Central Missouri is driving forward on the proposed construction of an indoor golf training facility. The UCM Board of Governors unanimously approved to award contracts for the construction of an indoor golf training facility during a meeting Friday, Oct. 14. The facility will cost an… 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 »

Gun pulled during altercation on campus, two arrested

By BETHANY SHERROW News Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — Two people were arrested Monday following a fight where a gun was displayed on the University of Central Missouri campus. Darrain Q. Rudolph, 24, of Warrensburg, and Keemo Rei’Diem Rudolph, 21, of Clarksville, Tennessee, were both charged Tuesday with unlawful use of a weapon, a class D… Read more »

Ventilation upgrades delay Chick-fil-A reopening

By STEVEN SPEARS Managing Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — Fans of Chick-fil-A will have to wait a few extra months before they can enjoy one of its chicken sandwiches. The UCM Board of Governors met via teleconference Friday, Aug. 5, and unanimously approved $300,000 in additional funding to cover a new vent hood system and upgrade the… Read more »

UCM Archives receives Sen. Pearce papers, memorabilia

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – The papers and memorabilia from a longtime Warrensburg legislator have found a new home at the University of Central Missouri’s Arthur F. McClure II Archives and University Museum. Missouri Sen. David Pearce recently met with Vivian Richardson, university archivist and assistant director of the archives and museum; Amber Clifford-Napoleone, curator of museum collections; and… Read more »