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Defendants enter not guilty pleas

Story by ANDY LYONS , News Editor The two defendants in the William Blaine Whitworth murder case entered not guilty pleas during separate arraignment hearings Tuesday in Johnson County Circuit Court. Whitworth was shot and killed in his driveway Sept. 1 at 1006 Sunflower on the east side of Warrensburg. Ziyad Abid and Reginald Singletary were… Read more »

New organization offers support to student veterans

Story by Andrea Lopez, for The Muleskinner “Yesterday’s warriors, today’s scholars, tomorrow’s leaders,” is the motto that stands strong to the Student Veteran’s Organization, a club founded in January 2012. Separate from the Veteran’s Success Center, and just like any other affiliation on campus, the Student Veteran’s Organization is a means for students to get together… Read more »

Questions & answers with the president of Queers & Allies

Story by Ben Edwards, for The Muleskinner Queers and Allies is a group for members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, asexual and intersex community and its straight allies. They work through programming and education to bring advocacy and education to the UCM campus. The group also understands social needs of students and hosts social programming… Read more »

Local coach a source of inspiration

Story by Andy Lyons, News Editor One of the many faces associated with University of Central Missouri Athletics is that of coach John Culp. He’s been a face in the Warrensburg community for nearly 15 years as a teacher, principal and coach. Culp is a graduate of UCM and was a teacher, coach and administrator in… Read more »

Homecoming a time to reminisce, make new memories

Story by Ellen Becker, Managing Editor Homecoming is a time-honored tradition among high schools, colleges and universities. It’s more than just a football game and the crowning of kings and queens, it’s a time when alumni from around the country return to their alma maters to reconnect with people, places and traditions. I recently found myself… Read more »

Homecoming 2012: Advice that “makes a difference”

Story by Kristin Gallagher, Business Manager It’s that time of year again—UCM Homecoming. It is the holiday of all holidays in the ‘Burg. The anticipation of crowning royalty and thoughts of massive hangovers linger in the fresh fall air. Preparation for midterms is put aside and replaced with plans for the football game, and of course,… Read more »

Breakfast of Champions a Warrensburg tradition

Story by Mitchell Brown, for The Muleskinner Many traditions are associated with Homecoming at UCM, ranging from alumni revisiting their alma mater, to the main events of the game and the parade. Another tradition revered by a large segment of the student body is Breakfast of Championships, which isn’t at all surprising. Warrensburg has a reputation… Read more »

Mules and Bronchos meet for first time

Story by Jason Strickland, Sports Editor UCM and Central Oklahoma met for the first time for Saturday’s Homecoming game. Both teams are coming off a loss, as the Mules (4-2, 4-2) lost 30-21 at No. 1 Pittsburg State (5-0, 5-0), and the Bronchos (1-5, 1-5) lost at home against Northwest Missouri State (5-1, 4-1), 70-7. The… Read more »

Jennies golf wrapping up first fall season

Story by Alex Agueros, for The Muleskinner The historic first fall season of Jennies golf comes to an end Monday at the Truman State Bulldog Classic in Kirksville, Mo. Coach Chris Port sees this tournament as an opportunity to rebound from disappointing scores at last week’s Bearcat Fall Classic. “At the Northwest tournament, the weather was… Read more »

A trio of seniors to lead bowling team

Story by Jason Strickland, Sports Editor With 11 freshmen coming into the Jennies bowling program this season, head coach Ron Holmes expects the senior class to be active role models for them. “All three ladies have a great set of bowling skills, but it’s been a long time here at Central for us to truly have,… Read more »