Nixon touts program to improve college campuses

Nixon touts program to improve college campuses

By STEVEN SPEARS News Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) – The W.C. Morris Science Building was filled with Missouri legislators and university leaders Tuesday as Gov. Jay Nixon visited campus. Nixon was on campus to announce a more than $12 million bond as part of his Building Affordability initiative,…

Faces of UCM: Anthony Portis

Faces of UCM: Anthony Portis

By BETHANY SHERROW Assistant News Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — What started as a hobby with a friend, making bracelets, became a form of art one student weaved to financially support himself as a homeless St. Louis teenager. Anthony Portis, a freshman construction management major, is a first-generation high…

University celebrates school colors with ‘Wear Red, Be Proud Day’

PHOTOS BY BRANDON BOWMAN / PHOTO EDITOR Friday was “Wear Red, Be Proud! Day” at the university. Freshman Roberta Essman (left) walks across campus Friday afternoon wearing her red. (From left) Sophomores Alyssa Field, Kody Reed, Kaleb Heber and Zac Leonard head back from the University Store wearing their…

Gov. Nixon set to discuss higher education during UCM visit Tuesday

Gov. Jay Nixon plans to visit the University of Central Missouri Tuesday to announce investments designed to strengthen the quality of higher education…

Kansas City Zoo’s geriatric care includes arthritis therapy

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Treating elephant arthritis is among the challenges the Kansas City Zoo is facing…

Cafe Blackadder features work by retired professor

Cafe Blackadder features work by retired professor

Photo by BRANDON BOWMAN Photo Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — Customers at Cafe Blackadder at 121 N. Holden…

Faces of UCM: Ryan Chase

Faces of UCM: Ryan Chase

By BETHANY SHERROW Assistant News Editor (Warrensburg, Mo., digitalBURG) – Ryan  Chase experienced his first day as a UCM Mule…

Officials: Military likely to open most combat jobs to women

By LOLITA C. BALDOR (WASHINGTON, AP) — Two women have now passed the Army’s grueling Ranger test, and…

Army skydivers returning to Fort Bragg after member’s death

(CHICAGO, AP) — Members of a U.S. Army skydiving team were grieving and regrouping Monday after one of…

Lawmakers develop intern rules to prevent sexual harassment

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — The Missouri House is working on new intern rules aimed at preventing sexual…

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