Category: Letters

We learn from each other

Dear Editor, Johnson County Citizens for Environmental Action (CEA) would like to thank all who joined our Earth Day at the Farm Celebration a few weeks back. We all learned something that day, as this note will show. One of our guests at Earth Day walked her dog to our event, and she proudly shared… Read more »

Women’s studies reacts to immigration ban

Dear Editor, The recent executive order issued by President Donald Trump suspending entry to the U.S. by those from seven countries has left many confused and unsure, and some angry. While border security is an issue of great concern, we in the Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies Program stand in support with many local and national… Read more »

Ask Adalyn: graduate school

I’ve been considering going to Grad school at UCM but am worried I’m settling because I don’t think if I go somewhere more appropriate for my degree I’ll be able to afford it as easily… I’m at a crossroad, what do you think? The choice of where to go after you finish your undergraduate degree… Read more »

Study for finals

By SARA FOOS Reporter (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — Before you can leave for winter break you have to study for your finals. You have to just study more so you have a better grade on your final. Before finals week, you have to start studying. It’s not very fun to do but you will have… Read more »

The night of November 2

Dear Editor, What occurred on UCM’s campus the night of Nov. 2, presented a rare opportunity for students to be exposed to two viewpoints on almost the same issue: How should America deal with Islam and Muslim culture? Prior to Nov. 2 I was indifferent to this topic and did not give it much attention…. Read more »

Freshman year can be tough, but don’t stress

By SARA FOOS Reporter (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — I have some advice to share just for freshmen and people who are new to college. This advice should help you out on campus and off campus. Before the first day of each semester, you should find out where your classes are located. Just finding out where… Read more »

A Journey to Pakistan

By ANNEMARIE CARRIGAN Reporter (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — Hello there. I was able to go to an event called “A Journey to Pakistan” on Wednesday, October 26. This event was very interesting with a warm, vibrant culture and showed some unique aspects of Pakistan. Five Pakistani UCM students gave a presentation about Pakistan and followed… Read more »

Giving a voice to refugees

By ANNEMARIE CARRIGAN Reporter (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — I was able to go to an academic conference called “Uprooted—Refugees/Migrants/The Displaced” Oct. 10 and 11 in the Elliott Student Union. At the conference, they spoke about different international programs all around the world. The speakers made great points to help make this world a better place… Read more »