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Faculty, students share tips for freshmen

Story by ROB CURRY, Assistant News Editor Freshmen are settling into their first college semester. That is just a few weeks of waking up at the first alarm, of running late or conquering mornings somewhere comfortably in the middle. Freshmen are collapsing into piles of fresh books and supplies in the plush furniture of the… Read more »

Advice for grieving students

Story by KRISTIN GALLAGHER, Business Manager Dear students, faculty, staff and community members, Death is no easy subject to tackle. There is no right or wrong way to cope, or any directions on how to move on. It is time, as they say, that heals all wounds. But in this time, our minds wander. This… Read more »

Cherishing life, moving forward

Story by ANDY LYONS, News Editor Most of the time when we receive a text alert from UCM, it’s because there’s a brutal storm blowing in. Saturday night’s alert at about 10:15 p.m. that police were investigating a shooting, was a complete surprise. During the 2011-2012 school year, I know there were at least three… Read more »

Shooter admits to murder for hire

Story by ANDY LYONS, News Editor One of the two men charged in the homicide of a local bar owner has confessed to the shooting, according to court records. Reginald L. Singletary, 27, of Warrensburg, told police after he was arrested in Sedalia, Mo. Tuesday evening that he shot William “Blaine” Whitworth with a handgun… Read more »

Public Safety’s four divisions maintain UCM

Story by KEVIN LYON, for The Muleskinner The tuition bill students see at the beginning of every semester goes for everything from repaving roads on campus, to drugs dogs in dorms, to the UCM police force that patrols the campus day and night. A big part of what UCM is as a campus is contained… Read more »

Mixed-use building in the works for campus

Story by MITCHELL BROWN, for The Muleskinner As UCM enrollment continues to surge, plans for new student housing are in development. The motion for what has been named the “mixed use” project was recently approved by Central’s Board of Governors. The building differs from the dorms and current university apartments in that the first floor… Read more »

Board approves Gould Evans contract

Story by ELLEN BECKER (Managing Editor) The Board of Governors approved the issuance of a contract to Gould Evans for   bridging designer and owner’s representative professional services for the relocation of  the General Services Building, stadium upgrades and mixed- use projects at its meeting Aug. 23. In  June, the Board approved the “design build” project… Read more »

Dummy Line railroad returns to Warrensburg

Story by ANDY LYONS (News Editor) Two brothers are attempting to revive the Dummy Line railroad as a chance to bring environmental friendly transportation with a taste of nostalgia to Warrensburg. The current plan is to have the tracks laid in almost exactly the same route as the Dummy Line of the late 1800s. Warrensburg… Read more »

Performing Arts Series brings eight acts to campus

Story by MITCHELL BROWN (for The Muleskinner) The 2012-2013 Performing Arts Series season is set to start next month. Eight events  are scheduled to take place. The first event, “Charo In Concert!,” will be on Sept. 28, and will be a part of UCM’s   Family Weekend. Jeff Imboden, director of the Performing Arts Series, said “Charo… Read more »