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Student Project Aims to Break Barriers for Minority Representation in KC

Emily Wheeler, Staff Writer
May 9, 2024

  Limitless Artists KC aims to raise awareness and funding for underrepresented artists in the KC area.   Princess Sarah Ehioguh started Limitless Artists KC after noticing a lack of representation among minorities in the art scene.    “The art of minorities is...

A student testing out the colors.

UMKC’s Women’s Center Brightens Campus with Spring Clothes Swap and Color Analysis Event

Amina Shaw, Staff Writer
April 18, 2024

  It was all giggles in the Women’s Center last Tuesday afternoon during their Spring Clothes Swap and Color Analysis event.   Students and staff bantered over whether participants were “warm spring" or “cool summer.” The backroom overflowed with donated clothing...

The show has brought back an old fanbase as well as bringing in new fans.

Review: X-Men’s Explosive Comeback

Troi Buford, Staff Writer
April 9, 2024

  “X-Men ‘97’s” incredible return to the television screen has caught many people off guard.    Most people have lost faith in Disney’s ability to make quality TV shows after a series of financial and critical flops. After shows like “Echo” and “Secret...

Visit the City Market to explore local vendors.

Smart Saving Strategies for a Wallet-Friendly Spring Break

Emily Wheeler, Staff Writer
March 14, 2024

  UMKC students are ready for the upcoming week-long spring break, but are their wallets?   From travel adventures to staycations, spring break plans don’t have to break the bank.    Brandon Vazquez, senior computer science major, will visit Miami during his week...

The program for the Sight x Sound event featuring the performers.

Art and Music Collide: UMKC Conservatory Students Shine in Monet-Inspired Performance

Catie Walker, Staff Writer
March 13, 2024

  UMKC Conservatory students explored impressionism through music in a sold-out show at the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art for the “Sight X Sound: An Art and Music Series.”   “Monet and his Modern Contemporaries” was the first in a series of three performances in...

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