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UM News Maroon Show for December 6, 2019

December 5, 2019

On UM News this week, reporter Griffin Rerucha talked with instructors of a CPR and First Aid Training class offered at UM about the importance of reacting quickly to an emergency. The class offered at the Grizzly Pool will host four classes over the spring semester starting on January 25th. UM students also worked to save lives through their support of the transgender community. The purpose of a candlelight vigil held on the Transgender Day of Remembrance at UM was to honor those murdered and bring awareness to these issues. This weeks final newscast was produced by Tessa Nadeau and Directed by Tina Brennan.

UM News Silver Show for December 6, 2019

December 5, 2019

In the final newscast for UM News, you will learn about how a class offered at UM teaches participants CPR and First Aid training in the effort to reduce the number of preventable deaths in the community. Also, students in the UM ceramics club are helping people get into the holiday spirit through an art sale on campus. Another club on campus known as the Circus Club offers classes open to the public. Participants can learn aerial acrobatic skills and stunts. This weeks newscast was produced by Tessa Nadeau and Directed by Tina Brennan.

CPR and First Aid Training

December 5, 2019

The University of Montana’s Grizzly Pool is working to reduce the number of deaths by educating people on medical emergency training. Staff at the pool teach around four CPR and first aid courses throughout each semester. These classes cover everything from nose bleeds to life threatening emergencies like cardiac arrest or stroke. Paige Morkrid head staff at the Grizzly Pool tells us about why its so important to have people around that know CPR. Then we hear from one class participant on why they took this class.

Transgender of Remembrance

December 4, 2019

Some UM students are trying to increase support and alliance for the transgender community. They came together on Transgender Day of Remembrance for a candlelight vigil.

In the last year about 30 transgender people were murdered in the United States. Most of those were transgender women of color.

UM student Raleigh Nordhagen that the support from those outside the LGBTQ community is important.

For more information on local LGBTQ events and resources you can visit The Western Montana Community Center online.

UM News Silver Show November 22, 2019

November 22, 2019

In this UM News show we talk to some ROTC cadets about a tradition at the football games at the Washington Grizzly stadium. Then we check in with Briane White on how forestry students are preparing for the forestrers ball. Lastly we go to a comedy sock fundraiser at the Badlander. This show was produced by Griffin Rerucha and directed by Sydney Hansen.

UM News Maroon show November 22, 2019

November 22, 2019

In this weeks UM News show we talk to ROTC cadets to see what they are doing to help the community and serve their country. Than we go to the Blackstone launchpad’s new location and talk to them about how they can help potential businesses. This show was produced by Griffin Rerucha and directed by Sydney Hansen.

Laugh Your Socks Off

November 22, 2019

Jokes and birthday cake filled The Badlander last week for a night of philanthropy and comedy. The cost of admission? A pair of fresh socks.

The Badlander hosted “Laugh Your Socks Off,” a stand-up comedy show that uses a pair of clean socks as admission. Crystal Koosman, a volunteer DJ for UM’s KBGA radio station, worked with revival comedy team to organize the show as a way of celebrating her birthday. “I just wanted to host a show because I really like hosting, and then I wanted to do something that would give back to the community,” says Koosman. “I wanted to, instead of trying to get stuff on my birthday, I wanted to give something.” \

This was the second annual sock drive comedy night Koosman has organized.

Story by David Atkinson.

Foresters Ball Preperation

November 22, 2019

UM’s Forestry club is preparing for the one hundred and third Foresters ball which helps raise money for scholarships and student field research.
Club members practice swing and line dancing every Thursday in preparation for the event. The event brings community members and students together for an Old West themed dance, student Madeline Damon said the club prepares for the ball all year but it is worth all the hard work.
“It’s just this super cool thing to have here that goes back, and the alumni always come back for it. It’s just a really cool thing we have here,” Damon said.
The twenty-twenty Foresters Ball will be February Seventh and eighth, tickets are on sale now through GrizTix online.

Written and edited by Tina Brennan

UM’s ROTC Program Helps Out in the Community

November 21, 2019

Members of The University of Montana’s Reserve Officer Training Corps prepare to serve in the military while also spending their time volunteering in the community. Next month they’re holding a fundraiser. Tickets for the fundraiser can be purchased from any ROTC cadet.  Reporter Tessa Nadeau talked with cadets about how the money will help them and how they are trying to give back.

UM News Silver Show November 15, 2019

November 14, 2019

In this weeks UM News show we talk about the flu season and flu shots. We check in with the competitive canned food drive between MSU and UM. Then we hear about how a science center that is moving to the Missoula public library. This show was directed by Graham Garner and produced by Griffin Rerucha.

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