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A Year of Faces

By BETHANY SHERROW Assistant News Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo.,digitalBURG) — Everyone on this campus has a story, each one unique and important. I should know. I’ve spent the last year discovering them. I’ve made it my job to tell the stories of the individuals I’ve come across at UCM. I would often approach people who looked friendly, who seemed… Read more »

Garrett Fugate saddles up at QB

By DANIEL BARNETT Reporter (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — The Mules football team has experienced some changes in the last year. Arguably the biggest of those is the changing of the guard at quarterback. With Hayden Hawk graduating last year, Garrett Fugate takes over this year as the team’s offensive leader. Fugate spent the last two years serving… Read more »

CAs and GAs take Title IX training

by LEAH WANKUM Managing Editor New and returning graduate assistants, residence hall directors, community advisors and chapter assistants attended a mandatory training session on Title IX Wednesday in Highlander Theatre. It is required by law that everyone working for UCM attends a Title IX training session. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a federal… Read more »

Gwendolyn L. Clarence

Gwendolyn L. Clarence, 66, of Knob Noster, Missouri, died Wednesday, April 22, at Bothwell Regional Health Center in Sedalia, Missouri. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, at Charity Christian Revival Center Church in Knob Noster with Apostle Willie Shields officiating, and visitation services beginning at 11:30 a.m. Pallbearers will be Robert… Read more »

April Fools Day joke recognizes ‘Unofficial Mascot’

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – While the Mules and Jennies mascots continue to play a prominent role in the University of Central Missouri’s campus culture, staff members in University Relations took advantage of April 1 to play a practical joke aimed at engaging its social media audience. The April Fools Day announcement named the Squirrel as the… Read more »

Hundreds march to St. Louis University

(ST. LOUIS AP) — A march that drew hundreds of people protesting fatal police shootings to St. Louis University overnight dwindled to about 20 people early Monday. The protest began Sunday evening in Shaw, a south St. Louis neighborhood where last week a St. Louis police officer fatally shot a black 18-year-old. Police say Vonderrit… Read more »

Blues beat Blackhawks 4-3 in 3 OTs 

By R.B. FALLSTROM (ST. LOUIS, AP) — In the first period, Ryan Miller looked like the goalie who limped home 0-5. For the final 80 minutes, 26 seconds, the St. Louis Blues saw the cool, confident backstop they acquired to make the deep playoff run they’ve long sought. Miller allowed three goals on seven shots… Read more »

Gordon homers, drives in 4 as Royals beat Rays 7-3

By DAVE SKRETTA (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Alex Gordon hit a three-run homer and matched a career high with four RBIs, leading the Kansas City Royals to a 7-3 rout of the Tampa Bay Rays in their series finale Wednesday. Nori Aoki, Johnny Giavotella and Billy Butler also drove in runs for the Royals,… Read more »

Superintendent of Warrensburg R-IV receives honorable award

Superintendent Dr. Scott Patrick of the Warrensburg R-VI school district was honored by School Administrators Association. Patrick was among six Missouri superintendents recognized by the Missouri Association of School Administrators for outstanding performance as a new superintendent. Patrick was nominated for the honor by his colleagues in the West Central MASA and was honored during… Read more »