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Banner and KC skyline at Boulevardia.
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Boulevardia 2024: Kansas City's ultimate urban music fest rocks Crown Center
Catie Walker, Staff Writer • June 20, 2024

Kansas City partied last weekend on Grand Boulevard at Crown Center for Boulevardia 2024, KC’s largest urban street music festival. The festival, sponsored by Boulevard Brewing Co. and Visit Missouri, featured artists Milky Chance and Thundercat as headliners. With four separate stages and an ongoing silent disco, music was in every corner of the festival. “The silent disco was my favorite part. I loved being able to switch between the three different DJs, that way there was always something...

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A picture of the posters on the University Walkway.
UMKC Students Received University Pushback at Pro-Palestine Protest
Aurora Wilson and Maisy Blanton April 29, 2024

  Over 150 students showed up to participate in a protest in solidarity with Palestine and other protests across the nation on Monday.   Around 2 p.m., organizers and students put up tents at the University Walkway, started chants and listened to speakers share their passion about Palestinian liberation. Hours...

Cars parked in the UMKC Rockhill parking garage.
SGA Presidents Address Ongoing Struggle with Campus Parking Scarcity
Sydney Siemens, RooTV Executive Producer, Staff Writer • April 18, 2024
Student walking in front of Linda Hall Library.
Outback in the Office
Manuel Rivera, Staff Writer • April 18, 2024
Meet the Staff
Zayin Barnes
Zayin Barnes
Managing Editor

Zayin Barnes was born and raised in Kansas City, MO. He attended Rockhurst High School and graduated with the class of 2020. After high school, Zayin started his college career at the University of Central...

Bre Blankenship
Bre Blankenship
Editor-In-Chief

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