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‘Make-A-Wish’ come true

By ALI OVERSTREET Reporter (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — The Panhellenic Hall Council and Interfraternity Council are partnering to help make wishes come true for children who suffer from life-threatening illnesses. The UCM…

Remembering those lost too soon: Purse Palooza funds children’s memorial

By SHELBY BILBRUCK Reporter (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — “She had just graduated from high school and was accepted into UCM when she was killed,” said Ramona Conant, “Two weeks after her high…

Jackie Robinson’s Brooklyn Dodgers contract on view in NYC

By ULA ILNYTZKY (NEW YORK, AP) — Jackie Robinson’s contract with the Brooklyn Dodgers that broke Major League Baseball’s color barrier is on public view in New York. The April…

Syrian family that was resettled in Missouri to speak

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — A member of the first Syrian family to be resettled in the U.S. under a speeded-up “surge operation” for refugees is speaking to the media. Ahmad al-Abboud…

Faces of UCM: Kriti Gopal

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…

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…

Greek Week step show

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…

GOP’s social, fiscal conservatives at odds over gay rights

By DAVID A. LIEB Associated Press (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Republican lawmakers upset about the Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage have advanced measures in about a dozen states this year…

Boonville celebrates rehabilitation of old railroad bridge

(BOONVILLE, Mo., AP) — Hundreds of people from Boonville and beyond have gathered at a former railroad bridge to celebrate its resurrection as part of a state park. The Columbia Daily Tribune…

Faces of UCM: Dawn Pauling

Faces of UCM: Dawn Pauling

By BETHANY SHERROW Features Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — You’ve probably heard of Bruce Willis, but have you heard of Bruce Quillis? Quillis is a hedgehog and just one of UCM instructor…