Author: Meah Copeland

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 »

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 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 »

Father and daughter connect through football 

The University of Central Missouri is known for its academic programs, as well as its athletic ones. Tom Papez attended UCM from 1991-1994 where he was an offensive lineman for the Mules football team. In 1994, Papez received an MIAA All-Academic Team award. He now teaches at Timberland High School and coaches football in Wentzville,… Read more »