Archive for September 13th, 2019

UM News Silver- September 13, 2019

September 13, 2019

This week on UM News, you’ll get a look at new security measures at Washington Grizzly stadium and see how UM is making locally-grown food available on campus. And you’ll find out how some young Missoulians are exploring dance at UM. The program was produced by Griffin Rerucha and directed by Sydney Hanson.

UM News Maroon- September 13, 2019

September 13, 2019

On UM News this week, ¬†find out how fans reacted to the university’s new policy that requires the use of clear plastic bags to bring items into Washington Grizzly stadium. You’ll also find out where you can get fresh, locally-grown produce on campus. The program was directed by Sydney Hanson and produced by Griffin Rerucha.

New Security Measures at Football Games: Clear Bags

September 13, 2019

A new security process to get into the Washington Grizzly Stadium upset some fans during the first home football game. Starting this year the UM Athletics department will only allow fans to bring in items that are in a clear bags. The plastic bags must be clear and cannot exceed 12 x 6 x 12 inches.

Reporter Tessa Nadeau talks to people on both sides of the issue.

UM Children’s Dance Class

September 13, 2019

Children in the community are taking dance classes hosted by the university’s preforming arts program.

Professor Laurel Sears instructs a class at the university level which teaches students the basics of conducting a toddler dance class on a professional level.

Sears says the class is a creative movement-based class that teaches children ages three to ten to use their excited energy and direct it towards a creative form of expression.

“It’s just a joy to get to know kids and be around their sweet energy. It’s fun to get to know professionals that will be going into the world and they get to have a little more of a voice as a teacher in this space,” Sears said.

The classes run for twelve weeks and students can still enroll after the first week.

UM Farm to Market

September 13, 2019

This summer, UM Dining started “The Farm to Market” in the University Center to promote UM fresh food gardens.

Fresh produce from the university gardens and farms across Western Montana are sold Tuesdays in the UC Market.

UM Gardens cultivates more than 90 different fruits and vegetables annually. This produce is not only used on campus, but also in the Iron Griz restaurant/catering business.

Garden manager, Stasia Orkwiszewski, said that even though the gardens don’t pull in a lot of revenue, they fulfill the agricultural needs of the campus.

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