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UCM roller hockey: Yes, we have a hockey team

By JASON KETZ Sports Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — After completing their third season of play in the Great Plains Collegiate Inline Hockey League, the UCM roller hockey team made it to the semi-finals of the playoffs for the first time in program history. Tom Ratliff, the team’s president and founder, said he never thought the team… Read more »

Sorority chapter raises funds for Arthritis Foundation

By ALLYSON COOK Reporter (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — Alpha Omicron Pi’s Strike Out Arthritis was a homerun. They raised $2,500 for arthritis research April 2. Strike Out Arthritis, a kickball tournament, took place at the South Recreation Complex. The tournament was originally scheduled for March 13 but Alyssa Kinnison, Alpha Omicron Pi’s vice president of philanthropy, was… Read more »

Parks and recreation hosts adult bowling program

Warrensburg Parks and Recreation is hosting a four-week program for adult bowling from 10 to 11 a.m. Fridays from Feb. 19 and 26 and April 4 and 11 at the UCM Bowling Center in the Elliott Student Union, located at 500 S. Holden St. The program is $20 and includes lane and shoe rental. Registration is… Read more »

Faces of UCM: Kriti Gopal

By BETHANY SHERROW Features Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — Kriti Gopal doesn’t believe the Dirty Burg exists. “I think Warrensburg in itself is very beautiful,” Gopal said. “A lot of people don’t realize that, and they always call it Dirty Burg. It’s not dirty. It’s all about how you look at it.” Gopal believes that perspective is… Read more »

Hendricks Hall renovations: $3.2M in improvements planned

By CASSIE SLANA Reporter (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — Hendricks Hall is set for a $3.2 million facelift. Jason Drummond, vice president of university development, said his office is responsible for raising funds for the project. He said several small projects account for the $3.2 million price tag, so work will be split into phases. Gersham Nelson, dean… Read more »

Greek Week step show

Photo Story by BRANDON BOWMAN / PHOTO EDITOR UCM Fraternity and Sorority Life faced off in a step show competition Tuesday night in Hendricks Hall. Follow UCM FSL on Twitter @UCMfsl or on Facebook.

Tickets are on sale for Show Me Justice Film Festival

By DONGGYUN HAN Reporter (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — The sixth annual Show Me Justice Film Festival begins today where films from around the world will be featured. Shannon Johnson, associate director of the Show Me Justice Film Festival, said the purpose of this event is to raise awareness about social justice. Through the films, people are encouraged… Read more »

‘Taming the Shrew’ in the Wild West

By SARA LAWSON Assistant News Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — The Shakespearian classic “The Taming of the Shrew” is being transported to the Wild West, saloon girls and all, in the Highlander Theatre’s upcoming production. The decision to make the artistic twist was Richard Herman’s, chair of the Department of Theatre and Dance. Herman adapted the script for… Read more »

Wing Access underutilized during first year

By CLIFF ADAMS Reporter (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — Student veterans on campus now have priority enrollment, but not all of them are using it. Wing Access, an initiative that took effect in spring 2015, allows UCM’s nearly 1,200 military and veteran students to enroll in classes on the second day of open enrollment. Jeff Huffman, director of… Read more »

Mold found in Skyhaven terminal

By STEVEN SPEARS News Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — Some UCM staff members at the Max. B. Swisher Skyhaven Airport were relocated after air quality tests came back positive for mold. Asbestos Consulting and Testing, an environmental firm based in Lenexa, Kansas, conducted the testing March 16 after an individual working at the airport notified UCM Public… Read more »