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Opinion: It’s time for UMKC to mandate masks or vaccinations

Opinion: It’s time for UMKC to mandate masks or vaccinations

Lawrence Brooks IV
February 17, 2022

UMKC is off to a dreadful start of the semester when it comes to containing the highly transmissible Omicron variant.  The World Health Organization first received reports of Omicron in South Africa in Nov. 2021, and it arrived in America on approximately Dec. 1. Since...

Chiefs keep slim playoff chances alive with win against Giants

Chiefs keep slim playoff chances alive with win against Giants

Lawrence Brooks IV
November 4, 2021

In arguably the ugliest win of the season for the defending AFC Champions, the quest for a third straight Super Bowl appearance looks bleak. Especially since the Chiefs have the toughest remaining schedule of all 32 NFL teams. Although the defense stood firm against an...

Truman Medical Center rebrands, cements affiliation with UMKC School of Medicine

Truman Medical Center rebrands, cements affiliation with UMKC School of Medicine

Lawrence Brooks IV
November 2, 2021

Truman Medical Centers has rebranded as “University Health,” formally bringing its relationship with academia to the forefront of its image. The Hospital Hill location on 23rd and Holmes will now be known as University Health Truman Medical Center, and their eastern Jackson...

Kansas City Chiefs bounce back with convincing win on the road

Kansas City Chiefs bounce back with convincing win on the road

Lawrence Brooks IV
October 19, 2021

Despite another turnover-filled first half with three giveaways, the Chiefs eventually dominated in their 31-13 win versus the Washington Football Team. This game was the literal definition of "the tale of two halves." The first half resembled the alarming early season...

UMKC Chemistry Department highlights professors’ research on climate change battle

UMKC Chemistry Department highlights professors’ research on climate change battle

Lawrence Brooks IV
September 30, 2021

Members of the chemistry department at UMKC are meeting the climate crisis head on with novel ideas to help reduce carbon emissions, and decrease air and water temperatures.  In a First Semester Experience event earlier this month, professors and faculty from the department...

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