Student helps women escape stress with retreat

Story by Courtney Muns, for The Muleskinner— UCM has a graduate student who has accomplished many things in her life, such as an internship with BET and an internship with The Style Network through NBC Television. She has been a frequent Dean’s List student, and was initiated into the McNair Scholars Research program. She has… Read more »

Professor helps local group earn Grammy

Story by Nicole Cooke, Copy Editor— One UCM professor has helped bring a little bit of Grammy’s magic to Kansas City through his work with the Kansas City Chorale. The group was nominated for two awards this year: Best engineered album, classical, and best choral performance, both for “Life & Breath – Choral Works by… Read more »

Studying abroad offers a glimpse at world affairs

Story by LEAH WANKUM, for The Muleskinner— When I got to Korea, I decided that I was going to stay as far away from North Korea as possible. And so I have. In the five months that I’ve been here, I’ve crossed paths with only one North Korean, or at least only one who made… Read more »

Tolerance, respect for other religions part of the UCM experience

Story by ANDY LYONS, News Editor— During a recent airing of Fox & Friends, host Tucker Carlson and his guest, Tammy Bruce, joked about Wiccans during a discussion of the University of Missouri’s Guide to Religions. As the conversation continued, Carlson said “every Wiccan I’ve known is either a compulsive Dungeon & Dragons player or… Read more »

Inclement weather: What not to do

Story by ELLEN BECKER, Managing Editor— I often find that when it comes to snowy, icey weather, people tend to forget how to function normally. Therefore, I’ve decided to share some tips and tricks for surviving the upcoming winter weather. 1) Dress warm. I don’t understand when it’s 16 degrees and snowing outside, and I… Read more »

A Palestinian perspective on education

Story by RANA ZAKARNA, for The Muleskinner— Education is a human’s weapon in this life. In the first stages of their lives, children are forced by their parents to go to school. After growing up they become adults who seek to get more education and strengthen their position in society. The education in Palestine is… Read more »

Basketball teams gearing up for final regular season games

Story by JASON STRICKLAND, Sports Editor— With three games remaining, it’s the final stretch of the regular season for the Mules (17-6, 11-4) and Jennies (21-2, 13-2) basketball teams. Both teams play at Southwest Baptist Saturday, host Truman Wednesday and will be at Washburn March 2. Jennies The No. 7 Jennies are having the best… Read more »

MIAA Championships at the Multi

Story by ALEX AGUEROS, for The Muleskinner— Central will host the MIAA Indoor track and field MIAA Championships Friday in the Multipurpose Building. The Mules and Jennies look to preserve their winning reputation with the Mules six conference titles in as many years, and the Jens earning six top three finishes in that span. Co-head… Read more »