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Vaccine mandates are coming to UMKC for all employees, including student workers, under the directive issued by President Biden. (David J. Phillip/Associated Press)

UMKC suspends vaccine mandate for all employees, including student workers

Connor Stewart
December 7, 2021

Update: As of 5 p.m., Dec. 7, the UM System has decided to suspend the vaccine mandate for all employees. This decision comes only hours after a federal judge in Georgia issued a stay on the enforcement of the president's mandate, which would require all federal contractors...

Review: “Arcane” sets a high score for video game adaptations

Review: “Arcane” sets a high score for video game adaptations

Connor Stewart
December 6, 2021

Video game film adaptations are often looked down upon, understandably so. Wave after wave of disappointing renditions of gaming classics have made it to the big screen, but they never earn critic nor fan praise.  Hollywood just couldn’t get it right…until now. “Arcane”...

Review: “Eternals” is an ambitious addition to the Marvel Universe

Review: “Eternals” is an ambitious addition to the Marvel Universe

Connor Stewart
November 29, 2021

At this point in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, moviegoers have seen everything from talking raccoons to time-warping wizards. Now, the franchise behemoth unleashes its latest heroes to join the fight against evil: a bunch of mythological, god-like beings that ponder free will...

KC women’s soccer team announces new $70 million stadium at Berkley Riverfront

KC women’s soccer team announces new $70 million stadium at Berkley Riverfront

Connor Stewart
November 8, 2021

Kansas City adds another sports stadium to its list of athletic attractions, and this one comes with a riverside view.  The owners of the Kansas City National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) recently announced a new stadium was coming to the Berkley Riverfront area. The...

Review: “Squid Game” is worthy of the hype

Review: “Squid Game” is worthy of the hype

Connor Stewart
October 28, 2021

Fair warning, this review will contain spoilers. Netflix quietly released “Squid Game” last month, reaching a surprising 111 million viewers. The show’s massive success has spurred rumors of a potential second season, and Netflix is reportedly looking into making a...

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