2018 has been quite a year for Roger Best. In July, the Board of Governors appointed him as the interim president after the resignation of then-president Chuck Ambrose. Then, in closed session on Nov. 2, the board unanimously approved his appointment as the 16th president of UCM. His appointment comes after an arduous two fiscal… Read more »
Category: Campus Coverage
Video by Erin Wides/Features Editor and Kaitlin Brothers/News Editor In this iCentral we had a special guest reporter. Political Science Associate Professor Robynn Kuhlmann goes to the Elliott Student Union to ask students why it’s important to exercise their right to vote. Voting polls open at 6 a.m. Tuesday and will remain open until 7… Read more »
The Muleskinner hosted an event last Friday to bring back former Muleskinner staff for a reunion party. Some of the alumni reflected on past memories with Erin Wides, features editor. They also told her what they gained from working at the Muleskinner and gave their advice for students going into journalism. Time stamps: 0:30- What… Read more »
Brains, bugs, worms and other creepy crawling critters tested the limits of students. The Spotlight held an event based off the TV show, “Fear Factor” Friday in the Elliott Student Union. “Fear Factor” was a show hosted by Joe Rogan that aired on NBC from 2001-2006 and returned in 2011-2012, according to the NBC website…. Read more »
The UCM Royal Blush Drag Show was held Sept. 27 in Hendrick’s Hall with 856 people in attendance. Drag queens Dirty Dorothy, Widow Von’Du, Miss Priscilla, RiiRii, Heidi Banks and Genewa Stanwick performed at the show with two acts each. Heidi Banks gives an inside look of what it’s like to be a drag queen…. Read more »
On Sept. 6, Get the Red Out brought UCM and the Warrensburg community together with food, drinks, prizes, performances and activities. The community dressed in all red to show their school spirit and get pumped for the Mules football game.
UCM students gather at the south end of the quad to show their true colors through painting on a mural on Aug. 28. A Spotlight member lead the event. She named off a list of activities in life that would show people’s true colors, for example splattering the piece of art if their parents are… Read more »
Roger Best recently took the role as UCM interim president after Chuck Ambrose. Erin Wides, Muleskinner Features Editor, asks Best questions about his goals for the university, renovations, his new campaign “opportunity in action” and more. Specific topics in the interview: :23- What’s the Strategic Leadership Team? 2:09- Elliot Student Union Renovations 4:18- Goals for… Read more »
Interim President Roger Best delivers the State of the University Address Aug. 22.
Chuck Ambrose spent eight years serving as UCM’s president but recently took a new position with KnowledgeWorks, a nonprofit organization in Cincinnati. Erin Wides, Muleskinner features editor, asks Ambrose all about his time here as president, how he feels about his upcoming position and his thoughts on Roger Best serving as interim president. Specific topics in… Read more »