Tag: UCM

2019 Mules football season is historically great

by James Schnorenberg For the first time in school history, the University of Central Missouri Mules football team is 9-0, and they’ve done so in a variety of ways in all phases of the game, with key contributions from several different players. Here’s a look at the season so far.

UCM gets ready for Homecoming

All of campus participated in many homecoming events, from window decorating to voting for king and queen. Emily Bergsieker, assistant director of student activities, discusses everything the students to do prepare for this special occasion. Tessa Shrout contributed to this video.  Music by Scott Holmes.

An inside look of drag culture

The UCM Royal Blush Drag Show was held Sept. 27 in Hendrick’s Hall with 856 people in attendance. Drag queens Dirty Dorothy, Widow Von’Du, Miss Priscilla, RiiRii, Heidi Banks and Genewa Stanwick performed at the show with two acts each. Heidi Banks gives an inside look of what it’s like to be a drag queen…. Read more »

UCM welcomes Best as interim president

Roger Best recently took the role as UCM interim president after Chuck Ambrose. Erin Wides, Muleskinner Features Editor, asks Best questions about his goals for the university, renovations, his new campaign “opportunity in action” and more. Specific topics in the interview: :23- What’s the Strategic Leadership Team? 2:09- Elliot Student Union Renovations 4:18- Goals for… Read more »

UCM says goodbye to President Ambrose

Chuck Ambrose spent eight years serving as UCM’s president but recently took a new position with KnowledgeWorks, a nonprofit organization in Cincinnati. Erin Wides, Muleskinner features editor, asks Ambrose all about his time here as president, how he feels about his upcoming position and his thoughts on Roger Best serving as interim president. Specific topics in… Read more »


In this issue, Sept. 28 – Oct. 4: Page 3 > News To cut or not to cut: fate of philosophy program finalized Community members come together at Burg Fest Page 4 > News Royal Blush drag show and Transformation Page 5 > News Student club creates interest for careers in behavioral analysis Page 6… Read more »


In this issue, Sept. 21 – Sept. 27: Page 3 > Special education major benefits from UCM Advantage program W.C. Morris renovations Page 4 > KMOS wins Emmy for ‘Missouri Life’ episode Page 5 > Watermelon Bust: games day Night Ryder continues to ride Page 6 > UCM Art Gallery opens three new exhibits Page… Read more »

Board approves construction of indoor golf training facility

By STEVEN SPEARS Managing Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — The University of Central Missouri is driving forward on the proposed construction of an indoor golf training facility. The UCM Board of Governors unanimously approved to award contracts for the construction of an indoor golf training facility during a meeting Friday, Oct. 14. The facility will cost an… Read more »

Breaking tradition: Spotlight hosts comedian off campus

By KAITLIN BROTHERS Reporter (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — Spotlight brought comedian Dulcé Sloan to Traditions at Pertle Springs Wednesday, Sept. 14, deviating from its usual comedy venues on campus. Erin Wides, Spotlight’s comedy coordinator, said the change was intentional. “One of the different things we did with Dulcé is we had it at Traditions,” Wides said. “With… Read more »