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The Student News Site of University of Central Missouri

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The Student News Site of University of Central Missouri

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Rachel Becker

Rachel Becker, Editor in Chief, from Aug. 2022 to Dec. 2023

Rachel Becker was the Muleskinner Graduate Assistant and Master’s student in the Communication Department at the University of Central Missouri from Aug. 2022 to Dec. 2023. As Editor-in-Chief of the Muleskinner, Rachel worked to lead a newsroom to produce informative and entertaining content for UCM and the surrounding community. The Muleskinner prides itself on being published for students and by students, and Rachel supervised all the students who made up the Muleskinner throughout her tenure. 

As a student journalist for over eight years, Rachel understands the importance of student voices in news media. She operated the newsroom as a learning lab for students, a place where students can explore journalism and gain real-world experience. 

Rachel is a decorated student journalist, having been awarded at the state and national level for writing, photography, and multimedia coverage. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication, with an emphasis in journalism from Truman State University. During her time at Truman, she was Editor-in-Chief of The Index, the student-produced newspaper.

All content by Rachel Becker
Parking Services Sergeant, James Krahenbuhl, walks around the parking vehicle with camera-like scanners on top. The vehicle is meant to scan licence plates on cars to flag ones that are illegally or incorrectly parked on campus.

[Photo] Parking Services innovates campus parking

Written by Autumn Craig, Staff Reporter
November 14, 2023
Graphic by Abram Tabor

Mule Grant Projected to Positively Impact Yield

Written by Rachel Becker, Editor-in-Chief
May 10, 2023

Students Shine a Light on Sexual Assault

Written by Rachel Becker, Editor-in-Chief
May 8, 2023

UCM Foresees Increase in Fall Enrollment

Written by Rachel Becker, Editor-in-Chief
May 5, 2023
Editor-in-chief Rachel Becker experiences Times Square while in New
York City. The College Media Association’s 2023 spring confrenece was
held March 9-12. Photo by Muleskinner Staff

What I learned in New York

Written by Rachel Becker, Editor-in-Chief
April 4, 2023
The Purpose of Central Connect

[Photo] RSOs Move to New Platform

Written by Abram Tabor, News Editor
April 3, 2023
University of Central Missouri students, faculty, staff and community members joined to march from UCMs Amphitheatre to the Johnson County Courthouse on Jan. 22. The group of about 60 people walked to empower social change.

Marching for Social Change

Written by Rachel Becker, Editor-in-Chief
February 14, 2023
Journalism Matters, Right Now

Journalism Matters, Right Now

Written by Rachel Becker, Editor-in-Chief
December 3, 2022
MO Votes Yes to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

MO Votes Yes to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Written by Rachel Becker, Editor-in-Chief
December 3, 2022
Teresa Britton, nurse practitioner at the University Health Center filling a syringe. UCM’s health center offers flu shots as well as
COVID-19 vaccines and boosters.

Health Officials Give Vaccine Advice

Written by Rachel Becker, Editor-in-Chief
December 2, 2022
Jennies Lose to Hornets

Jennies Lose to Hornets

Written by Rachel Becker, Editor in Chief
November 16, 2022
Jennies Soccer Grabs MIAA Title

Jennies Soccer Grabs MIAA Title

Written by Rachel Becker, Editor in Chief
November 7, 2022
Jennies Advance to MIAA Championship

Jennies Advance to MIAA Championship

Written by Rachel Becker, Editor in Chief
November 6, 2022

Federal Student Loan Relief Announced

Written by Rachel Becker, Editor-in-Chief
September 15, 2022

From the Desk of the Editor

Written by Rachel Becker, Editor-in-Chief
September 4, 2022
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