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No penalty means no compliance: Tobacco policy leads to littering
by Steven Spears News Editor Editor’s note: This is...
#TeamUCM
The tradition is back in black. UCM’s blackout game...
Fraternity faces flooding
by Leah Wankum Managing Editor Flooding in the Fraternity...
Night of relaxation
With the semester breezing by, Spotlight is hosting “Spa...
Jan. 29 Police Reports
Warrensburg Police Department Matthew G. Ritchie, 23, of Warrensburg,...
Let’s talk: # Black history
In honor of Black History Month, Spotlight’s “Let’s Talk:...
Calling all superhero fans
by Andrea Lopez Features Editor Zap and zoom with...
Vandalism plan was a bust
by Leah Wankum Managing Editor Heads are rolling around...
Super Bowl, wing edition
Before the Super Bowl comes the wing bowl –...
No. 4 Jennies bowling stay rolling
by Briana Piercey Reporter Central Missouri Jennies bowling, ranked...
Letter to the editor: Sexual assault is no laughing matter
Dear Muleskinner editor and staff, I am writing in...
Stamp-a-Ring
PHOTO BY MARLIN COPELAND / REPORTER Sophomore Ashley Vallet...
Campus loses Internet
by Leah Wankum Managing Editor The Internet went out...
Good Heavins! On the shoulders of junior thrower Heavin Warner, Jennies track and field are ranked No. 1 for the first time in program history.
by Alex Agueros Sports Editor Defending national champion in...
No fun in winter sun
by Shelby Bilbruck Columnist We all know that the...
Faces of UCM extended edition: Jim Piatt
by Bethany Sherrow Reporter Jim Piatt is retired from...
‘Talking Mules’ take 3rd
The 11 UCM students recently competed in their first...
Student moment: Overseas edition
by Jesse Parham Reporter COMMENTARY Editor’s note: The Study...
Be the Match on campus
by Leah Wankum Managing Editor Volunteers from Be the...
Jan. 22 Police Reports
Warrensburg Police Department Ian D. Mathewson, 19, of Lees...
Calling all Mules to the dance floor
by Andrea Lopez Features Editor Break out those old...
Heroic dance number
Superhero fans, this one’s for you. The superhero spring...
Learn, laugh about sexual assault
by Andrea Lopez Features Editor Approximately every two minutes,...
Make your mark on a ring
Stamp a custom-fit ring designed with up to seven...
Transitioning home
by Leah Wankum Managing Editor The University of Central...
Q&A with Kip Janvrin and Kirk Pedersen
by Alex Agueros Sports Editor In small offices loosely...
Letter to the editor: Selmo ceases to inspire
To the Editor, The UCM Board of Governors has...
Let’s talk: #UCMDiversity
by Andrea Lopez Features Editor Thirteen individuals from the...
Step up your style
by Shelby Bilbruck Columnist It’s nearly the end of...
Soaking up the Spotlight
Stay busy between classes by enjoying games, snacks and...
‘To be a dreamer…’
by Jacque Flanagan Design Editor Being a dreamer can...
UCM relays optimistic
by Brendan Wade Reporter Expectations are high this season...
Letter to the editor: A conservative’s utopia
Dear Editor, Many on the right believe they would...
Faces of UCM: Sierra Skillings
by Bethany Sherrow Reporter Sierra Skillings shared coffee and...
University’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service
by Megan Ryba Photo Editor In honor of Martin...
Sidewalk smokers rejoice: UCM updates tobacco policy
by Steven Spears News Editor Editor’s note: This is...
New court date set for former employee
by Andrea Lopez Features Editor A former UCM employee’s...
Jan. 15 Police reports
Warrensburg Police Department Christian C. Harris, 20, of Independence,...
From clothes to cash
by Shelby Bilbruck Columnist This week’s column was originally...
Care Connection comes to campus
by Andrea Lopez Features Editor The University of Central...
‘Earth Stories’ exhibit
Beginning Monday, the University of Central Missouri’s Gallery of...
I’m new here: Doug Karleskint was hired as the Mules basketball coach in May, but can only shake the long, tall shadow of the past regime game-by-game
by Alex Agueros Sports Editor Less than an hour...
Welcome back!
by Leah Wankum Managing Editor Dear Readers, Quite honestly,...
MLK Community Service Award
by Megan Ryba Photo Editor Rick Solomon, Chairmen of...
The Body Project
A free four-week body image workshop is being offered...
UCM is military friendly
by Leah Wankum Managing Editor For the second year...
Commentary: All hail the Jennies
by Alex Agueros Sports Editor This year, it seems...
Letter to the editor
Dear Editor, Are you considering not signing up for...
Faces of UCM: Katelyn Wharton
by Bethany Sherrow Reporter Katelyn Wharton spent her afternoon...
Broadway actor to visit campus as guest artist
Broadway actor Andrew Veenstra will be visiting campus Jan....
iCentral: New Year’s Resolutions
iCentral is a web show created, produced and edited...
Dec. 4 Police Reports
Warrensburg Police Department  Karaleisa N. Rice, 19, of Warrensburg,...
GRAPHIC BY EUNJI KIM    
Final Exams Schedule
IF YOUR CLASS MET ON:      YOUR FINAL...
Fabulous for finals
by Shelby Bilbruck Columnist Finals begin next week and...
How are YOU spending your winter break?
iCentral hosts Austan Jones and Andrea Lopez took to...
Call for artwork, $500 cash reward
The Allied Arts Council of St. Joseph, Mo. is...
UCM employee arrested: Court date set
by Andrea Lopez Features Editor Jennifer A. Parrish, 48,...
A teacher’s tips to survive finals
by Tom Heapes Guest Columnist Time management is key....
International student experiences first Thanksgiving
by Denise Elam Reporter International student Peter Whitehead experienced...
Name card pickup for fall graduating seniors
Undergraduate students participating in the Dec. 13 graduation ceremony...
Dama Cooper police academy scholarship
by Kristina Keeling Reporter The Central Missouri Police Academy...
Basketball season emerges at UCM
by Alex Agueros Sports Editor Central Missouri’s basketball programs...
Letter to the editor
Dear Editor, I’m a senior anticipating to graduate this...
Faces of UCM: Parker Schnell
by Bethany Sherrow Reporter Parker Schnell spent Monday afternoon...
Fun before finals
With finals next week, Spotlight has free activities planned...
Student mentored by museum elite
by Kayla Miles Reporter One UCM student took the...
Nov. 20 Police Reports
Warrensburg Police Department Stephen K. Young, 20, of Warrensburg,...
IBE class supports Toys for Tots
by Kristina Keeling Reporter One of the businesses created...
Meaning of Christmas displayed through book presentation
Lifelong Learning at UCM presents “God Bless Us, Everyone:...
Show-Me your talent
 
Sign up for service day
The 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Service Day committee...
Seniors perform in piano, voice recital
PHOTO BY ROB CURRY / DIGITALBURG NEWS EDITOR Alex...
Volleyball faces Wayne State in regional opener
by Alex Agueros Sports Editor On a four-hour bus...
UCM’s own style guru
by Shelby Bilbruck Columnist While many of us strive...
Health center hours for fall and winter breaks
The University Health Center will be closed during the...
Emeritus professor dies
by Leah Wankum Managing Editor John Graves, emeritus professor...
Mules frozen on senior day, make bowl game
by Alex Agueros Sports Editor Winter temperatures and flurries...
Letter to the editor
Dear Editor, On Nov. 11, 2014, it was my...
Faces of UCM: Brittany Madden
by Bethany Sherrow Reporter Brittany Madden is a sophomore...
Flu season is here but no need to fear
The University Health Center is still offering flu shots...
Best-selling author speaks at UCM
by Caylee Sooter Reporter The University of Central Missouri...
Jennies soccer advances to Sweet 16
by Brendan Wade Reporter There would be no upsets...
A cappella group takes the stage
by Caylee Sooter Reporter An a cappella group made...
Comedian and hypnotist David Hall
by Jacque Flanagan Reporter More than two dozen people...
iCentral web show kicks off first few episodes
iCentral is a new web show created, produced and...
Cricket pitch in the works
by Bethany Sherrow Reporter Cricket Pitch in the works...
Letter to the editor
Dear Editor, As curator of the Johnson County Historical...
Cafe Rouge sponsors student talent showcase
The Student Talent Showcase is back with the series...
Q&A with UCM bowler Mary Wells
by Alex Agueros Sports Editor Last week, Jennies bowler...
Twice as global, twice as good?
I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but there are...
Your guide to self-confidence
by Andrea Lopez Assistant News Editor If you need...
Aug. 21 Police Reports
Warrensburg Police Department Sarah H. Spencer, 20, of Warrensburg,...
Mullin’ over Mullins
by Steven Spears News Editor Settling on a career...
General Motors donates vehicle to UCM program
General Motors recently donated a 2014 Chevy Malibu to...
Liz Wood: student rep on the UCM board of governors
by Leah Wankum Managing Editor Elizabeth Wood, an undergraduate...
Rededication of former South East Elementary School Aug. 29
Warrensburg residents, including University of Central Missouri employees and...
Art student fights to save her eye
by Amy Connor Reporter “Will trade art for surgery,”...
New bus service to and from university campuses in Warrensburg and Lee’s Summit
The UCM board of governors approved a shuttle bus...
Volunteer fair offers ways to get involved
The annual Volunteer Fair is scheduled for 11 a.m. to...
Project Community Connect needs volunteers
Project Community Connect is looking for volunteers and service...
Get the Red Out planned for Sept. 11
UCM’s annual Get the Red Out celebration will take...
UCM welcomes two new coaches
by Alex Agueros Sports Editor Central Missouri baseball and...
The seven wonders of Warrensburg
by Andrea Lopez Assistant News Editor Despite the nearly...
College or military?
by Sara Lawson Reporter It’s a question that many...
Retreat prepares freshmen for college
by Liz Wood Reporter This summer, 204 incoming freshmen,...
  • by Steven Spears News Editor Editor’s note: This is the second of a two-part series on UCM’s Use of Tobacco Policy.  Despite UCM’s tobacco-free policy, many faculty, staff and students continue to smoke on school property. When the university implemented its Use of Tobacco Policy last year, ashtrays and waste receptacles located in former designated […]

  • The tradition is back in black. UCM’s blackout game versus Missouri Southern is scheduled for Feb. 7 in the Multipurpose Building. The first 500 students to arrive at the multi on game day will receive a free blackout T-shirt by presenting their student ID. Free snacks and drinks will be provided. Jennies basketball tips off […]

  • by Leah Wankum Managing Editor Flooding in the Fraternity Complex led four Delta Chi members to turn to social media for a solution. President Chuck Ambrose received multiple tweets and retweets about the flooding Jan. 22. Within 10 minutes, he had sent direct messages to two of the students asking for their contact information. The […]

  • With the semester breezing by, Spotlight is hosting “Spa Night” for the UCM community to enjoy free spa activities. The event will begin at 8 p.m. Feb. 5 in the Elliott Student Union. From massages to manicure stations, professional spa technicians will be present as well as several DIY tables. For more information, contact MAD […]

  • Warrensburg Police Department Matthew G. Ritchie, 23, of Warrensburg, Mo., was arrested at 2:32 a.m. Jan. 11 on West Market Street on suspicion of driving while intoxicated and an open container violation. Megan E. Reed, 22, and Kelsey L. Roth, 21, both of Warrensburg, Mo., were arrested at 11:29 p.m. Jan. 18 in the 400 […]

  • In honor of Black History Month, Spotlight’s “Let’s Talk: #UCMDiversity” series will begin at noon Feb. 3 in Café Rouge. Spotlight invites the UCM community to attend the event to engage is discussion and enjoy free coffee and tea. For more information, contact Brianna Nesbitt, graduate assistant of diversity, at bnesbitt@ucmo.edu or 660-543-4293.

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  • by Briana Piercey Reporter Central Missouri Jennies bowling, ranked No. 4 in an NTCA poll and No. 1 on the inaugural D2/D3 NTCA poll, proceed with their spring season and the upcoming competition at Prairie View A&M Invitational in...

  • by Alex Agueros Sports Editor Defending national champion in the hammer throw, junior Heavin Warner, set a school record in the weight throw 20.83 meters (68 feet 4.25 inches) and notched a provisional mark with a 14.18 meters (46...

  • by Alex Agueros Sports Editor In small offices loosely decorated with UCM pomotional posters, old media guides, rosters and notebooks, head coaches Kirk Pedersen and Kip Janvrin represent more than 50 years of Central Missouri track and field. Before...

  • UCM relays optimistic

    January 23rd, 2015
    UCM relays optimistic

    by Brendan Wade Reporter Expectations are high this season for the men’s and women’s 4×400 relay runners this season. The men’s teams finished fourth at the MIAA Championship last season, and have lofty aspirations for this year. “Something we...

  • by Alex Agueros Sports Editor Less than an hour before Central Missouri’s first home game since winning the national championship, first-year head coach Doug Karleksint was in sweatpants and a Mules quarter-zip sweater. By game time, was dressed as...

  • by Alex Agueros Sports Editor This year, it seems headlines just gravitate toward Mules basketball. They began their season 10-0 with a new head coach. Now just 3-3 since, they’ve even lost in dramatic fashion. It just seems like...

  • by Alex Agueros Sports Editor Central Missouri’s basketball programs are back in town. The Mules and Jennies returned to the Multipurpose building in Warrensburg last week, and finished a combined 4-0 at home, and 8-0 overall. The Mules (7-0)...

  • by Alex Agueros Sports Editor On a four-hour bus ride to temperatures even colder than the recent record-low wind chills Warrensburg has posted, there’s lots of downtime. However, head coach Flip Piontek said he was excited for the trip...

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