Category: Lifestyle

Professor fondly remembered

A celebration of life service was held in the Twomey Auditorium Saturday, Sept. 8 for former history professor Alfred Eugene Twomey. He was recognized by many of the students he taught and colleagues with whom he worked for his highly personalized teaching style and air of cynicism, which earned him an extra measure of respect…. Read more »

Campus Cupboard feeds students

Smoke rose above Crane Stadium Aug. 15. The Warrensburg Fire Department responded. Shortly after arriving, a small fire was found and extinguished. It would seem this was like many other calls received by WFD. One thing, however, made this call unique. The fire was started by a homeless woman who had created an encampment on… Read more »

Artistic talent molded at Old Drum Open Mic

In downtown Warrensburg, on the corner of Holden and Pine streets sits Java Junction, a cozy café. While the main attraction is the roasted coffee, every first Thursday at 6 p.m. the focus is turned elsewhere. This diversion comes from the Old Drum Open Mic, a night filled with expressions of the often overlooked culture… Read more »

New ID card prominently features Mule image

University of Central Missouri ID cards have a new look with added red and white coloring along with the mule logo. The university implemented the new design for the Mule Card on May 22. Dan Plott, manager of the Campus Card Center, said he is excited about the new card, which is designed to capture… Read more »

FACES of UCM: Katie Kim

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) –Growing up in Oak Grove, Missouri, UCM junior Katie Kim was not exposed to that much diversity. That changed when she requested to room with an international student her freshman year. “I had no idea what to expect, I just asked for an international roommate and didn’t know what country she would come… Read more »

Not an easy read, but an important one

California professor shares her sexual abuse experience (WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – A California professor is sharing her experiences involving the #MeToo movement through her first memoir. J.K. Stein, a victim of sexual abuse, wrote “The Director: A Memoir” using raw journal entries that she kept while experiencing abuse from an unnamed, but popular movie director who said… Read more »

Seniors start reaching for the stars with the semester winding down

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Some are calm, some are excited and some are panicking. It sounds like a typical April at a university for seniors. Commencement is creeping up on the University of Central Missouri, so some seniors have been using their knowledge and connections to land jobs and internships. Kameran Huffman, a criminal justice major, plans… Read more »