Archive for November, 2017

UM News Maroon Show November 29, 2017

November 30, 2017

This week on UM News, students volunteer at local after school programs, the Outdoor Recreation Center is prepping for the winter sports season, and UM’s ice fishing club shows off their new gear.  Anchors DJ Stewart and Meri DeMarois also show you Missoulians getting a first look at the US Capitol Christmas Tree before it arrived in Washington D.C.  This show was directed by Natasha Woodworth and produced by Matt Skillman.

UM News Silver Show November 29, 2017

November 29, 2017

In this show, UM News goes over the new UM Winter Program “Ice Holes,” how a fun after school program is moving to another middle school, and do you need to rent winter gear? UM News anchors Meri DeMarois and Maria Anderson tell you more. This newscast was produced by Meghan Bourassa and directed by Drew Cox-Koulman.

Ice Holes breaks new ground in Missoula

November 29, 2017

UM Ice Holes recently became the only fully recognized ice fishing club in the United States. Reporter DJ Stewart takes a look at how the first year group is looking to expand beyond the University and involve the local community.


U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree makes a stop in Missoula

November 28, 2017

The Capitol Christmas Tree made a 3,000 mile journey from the Kootenai National Forest to Washington D.C. The 79-foot Engelmann Spruce will light up the west lawn of the Capitol building on Dec. 6. But before that, it made a stop in Missoula. People got to sign the official banners, see the handmade ornaments and star that go with it, and get in the Christmas spirit. Reporter Meri DeMarois has the story.

UM Students Volunteer For After School Program

November 28, 2017

UM students are helping fill the need for volunteers after a free after school program expanded to Meadow Hill Middle School. Reporter Maria Anderson shows how Flagship helps students of all ages in and out of the classroom.

Student Group Protests UM Speech Code

November 28, 2017


Young Americans for Liberty recently held a protest against the University of Montana’s speech policies. Reporter Wayne Stevenson talked with their president about the reasons why they say their First Amendment rights are in danger.

Drug Arrests in Missoula on the Rise

November 28, 2017

Montana Crime Board data shows a rise in drug arrests in the Missoula area. Police say that some of this has to do with an increase in opiate use. Reporter Wayne Stevenson spoke with police and community members about this.

UM Outdoor Recreation Program Continues Despite Cuts

November 28, 2017

Despite ongoing budget cuts, the University of Montana Outdoor Recreation Center will continue to provide low-cost winter sport equipment rentals to students and the community. UM News reporter Aunica Koch finds out how the program has changed and what is still available.

Photo Essay: UM Health Fair Aims at Keeping Missoulians Healthy

November 17, 2017

UM programs like Curry Health Center and the School of Pharmacy set up booths in the University Center on November 15th to talk about health. Most of the booths had healthy snacks that were free to the public and those who had their insurance card on hand could get a free flu shot. Participants could spin the wheel for prizes, make season’s greeting cards, or get a free cup of coffee. Curry Health Center plans on doing health events like this one in the future.

Photo Essay by Mederios Whitworth-Babb

UM News Maroon November 15, 2017

November 16, 2017

This week UM News features UM students creating a group to build relationships and do activities with local Missoulians of all ages with disabilities. The show also highlights the end of Griz football season with the ROTC program unveiling a new cannon to celebrate touchdowns, a closer look at Monte’s involvement with the community and how Missoulians are hoping to win on and off the field by Canning the Cats during this year’s Brawl of the Wild. This week’s show is anchored by Aunica Koch and Wayne Stevenson, directed by Tiffany Folkes and produced by Maria Anderson.

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