Category: Features

Blogs from a quarantined college student: Week ten

Monday, May 18th, 2020 Ten weeks already? Wow, this is week ten of my quarantine blogs. That is just mind-boggling. To think that I have been sharing part of my life with the internet for that long… holy moly guacamole. Am I the only one that’s a little blown away by that? I guess we… Read more »

Blogs from a quarantined college student: Weeks six & seven

WEEK SIX Monday, April 20th, 2020 Internship I haven’t talked about my CACU internship much in these blogs, but it’s going really well! We’re into week three and we’ve gotten to talk with some of the KC business owners. We’re learning a lot about working from home during this time and I think that it’s… Read more »

Blogs from a quarantined college student: Week five

Tuesday, April 13th, 2020 Piano I think part of me wanted to minor in music because I wanted to learn more about music theory, get better at reading sheet music, counting rhythms, etc. Eventually, I decided against it, mostly because I only got two years of proper instruction over music theory in high school and… Read more »

Blogs from a quarantined college student: Week four

Monday, April 6th, 2020 Happy Monday! First and foremost, I think the exam went well! The instructions were a bit odd and I’m pretty sure my Blackboard grade is no longer accurate (cons of moving to online schooling), buuuuut I know my answers were well thought out and correct. Fingers crossed I get a good… Read more »

Blogs from a quarantined college student: Week three

Monday, March 30th, 2020 A new routine Classes started today, which was a bit of an adjustment. There’s a lot of things changing and I’m trying to adapt the best I can, but it’s all very overwhelming. Maybe it’s because I’m a freshman and not all the way settled into college (only to be thrusted… Read more »

Bringing comfort to campus: service and emotional support animals

Students face all sorts of stress everyday. A popular way of dealing with this stress is getting an emotional support animal. Owning a pet can be beneficial to a student’s health and social life.  There are many students on campus who have chosen to get an animal to provide them with emotional support. These students… Read more »

Blogs from a quarantined college student: Week two

Monday, March 23rd, 2020  Just another day As much as I love the rain, I would LOVE for some sunshine right about now. This weather is terribly dismal at this point and I would really enjoy some warmer weather so I could get outside this week. I’d love to spend some quality time repotting my… Read more »

Achievements in broadcasting: Interviewing the NETA Award-winning KMOS station

UCM, like many universities, is full of opportunities for students willing to seek them out. Students are able to get hands-on experience in almost any discipline, anywhere on campus. For broadcasting, that place is KMOS-TV, located underneath the Martin and Wood buildings.  Operating on-campus since 1979, PBS branch-affiliate KMOS broadcasts education and entertainment programs across… Read more »