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It’s Spring Break for UMKC

Gabriel Flynn, Staff Writer
March 27, 2023

  After working through another tough semester many students are looking forward to a break or at least a chance to finally collect themselves.    Kayla Wiltfong, a graduate student in the creative writing master’s program, planned a trip to Baltimore to have fun with...

St. Patricks Day Parade

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Brooke Tramel, Photographer
March 20, 2023

Kansas City celebrated a chilly St. Patrick’s day with an annual parade that started at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 17. The parade route began at Linwood and Broadway, proceeded South on Broadway, and ended at 43rd street. The theme for this year's parade was “23 in KC:...

Photo by Chelsie Duckworth.

Women’s History Month Spotlight: UMKC’s Women’s Center

Angelique White, Staff Writer
March 10, 2023

 The UMKC’s Women’s Center has been around since 1971, and in honor of National Women’s History Month, individuals talk about why this community is important to them.   Chelsie Duckworth is the senior program coordinator for the Women’s Center and helps her students...

Photo by Zoe Strohm/RooNews.

Review: Noah Kahan at The Truman

Zoe Strohm, Staff Writer/Graphic Designer
February 21, 2023

  To no one's surprise, Noah Kahan is not only a phenomenal artist but an amazing performer. The Stick Season Tour made its stop at The Truman theater in Kansas City and has left me itching for more.    My friend and I arrived at the 1,200-person venue two hours before...

Kayla Brazelton in front of her poster after the show. Photo by Hugo von Reis/RooNews.

Stunning Performance Stands Out in UMKC Show

Hugo von Reis, Staff Writer
February 13, 2023

  Kayla Brazelton performed and choreographed during the UMKC dance senior capstone on Feb. 3 at Spencer Theater.   The senior capstone takes place every year in the spring semester. The dance conservatory seniors plan their own group piece that is performed by other students,...

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