Author: Madeline Turner

Welch-Schmidt Center for Communication Disorders a Staple at UCM

The Welch-Schmidt Center for Communication Disorders has been a staple on the UCM campus since its inception in 1971, but it’s easy to walk past the center without knowing exactly what they do. Kaitlyn Laughlin, a third semester grad student, said the Welch-Schmidt Center for Communication Disorders provides “diagnostics and therapy for individuals across the… Read more »

Criminal Justice Creates Online Bachelor’s Program

With other course work, jobs and home lives, going to school can be difficult. In order to better help students, the criminal justice program created a completely online bachelor’s program. According to the program website, the School of Public Services created this program “so busy students can finish their degree without sacrificing quality or affordability.”… Read more »

United Student Housing Association hosts Halloween Bash

The sound of the Addams Family theme song could be heard throughout the party. The United Student Housing Association hosted a Halloween Bash Oct. 28 in the Union Ballroom that was bursting with fall fun. The spooky night included drinks and snacks, fall crafts and coloring, face-painting, ring toss, raffle prizes, tarot card reading and… Read more »

The Big Idea Program provides avenue from classrooms to real world

There’s a big difference between life in the classroom and life in the real world. This can lead students to feel like they’re stumbling their way through their career. Mary McCord, professor of management, said faculty of the Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise Program wanted to create a program that provided more real-world opportunities. Thus, The… Read more »

Nightmare on South Holden Street

The Spotlight hosted Nightmare on South Holden Street in the Elliott Student Union Oct. 23 in honor of the fall season. The Halloween party included several events for students to participate in. One event was karaoke for all the brave students willing to get on stage. Those in attendance could also work on fall crafts… Read more »

UCM college provides experience and opportunity to students

The Harmon College of Business and Professional Studies stresses hands-on, real-world experiences. Whether through emphasis on internships or immersive class experiences, the faculty want students to be prepared to enter the workforce with an understanding of their desired field. One way the public relations discipline fosters this growth is through the Intern Spotlight feature on… Read more »

Romancing the Public

Rom-coms and Nicholas Sparks.  There are several people who love them and aren’t afraid to shout it from the rooftops, but mention a romance novel and they run for the hills. However, this is not the case for TV shows such as “Sex and the City” and “Jane the Virgin”, maybe even “The Carrie Diaries”,… Read more »

Muleskinner Minutes

Two music performances, volunteer and study abroad opportunities, enrollment updates, and the upcoming UCM athletics schedule. Madeline Turner has it all on this week’s edition of Muleskinner Minutes.

The Spotlight and WGS host Speak Out

The Center for Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies is partnering with The Spotlight to host the second annual #MeToo Speak Out. Leah Weller, a junior WGS major and ambassador, says the Speak Out is a safe space where members of the Warrensburg and UCM community can gather to listen and share their stories related to… Read more »

Education and Human Services team for expo

Career Services Center is hosting the first-ever Education and Human Services Career Expo Monday, in the Multipurpose Building. The expo is designed to help student teachers and other majors such as child and family development, social work, psychology, speech pathology and more, find internships and jobs after graduation, according to Career Services. The event is… Read more »