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New Student-Led Campus Garden Cultivates Sustainability on Campus

New Student-Led Campus Garden Cultivates Sustainability on Campus

Amina Shaw, Staff Writer
February 28, 2024

  The Environmental Student Counsel (ESC) announced the start of a new student-led garden here on campus on Feb. 15.   After months of planning, ESC’s vision for a student-led sustainable garden is becoming a reality. The garden, which will be located on the Volker Campus...

Forward/Center Melvyn Ebonkoli slam dunk.

Men’s Basketball Extends Win Streak to Four

Zach Gunter, Sports Editor
February 28, 2024

    When the Roos men’s basketball team started its conference season with a record of 4-4, questions arose about what would become of the team.   Head Coach Marvin Menzies constantly spoke of the “Rise of the Roos” and how he wanted to turn this team into...

Kelsie Lemon and Dr. Amy Robertson

UMKC Music Therapy Department Celebrates 50 Years

Lauren Zoller, Staff Writer
February 26, 2024

 Faculty, students and alumni of UMKC’s Music Therapy department are gearing up for a momentous occasion as they celebrate the program’s 50th anniversary.   Set to take place April 6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in James C. Olson Performing Arts Center, the event promises...

Courtney Masterson, a restoration ecologist and the Executive Director of Native Lands Restoration Collaborative, sits with their hands in a bucket of seed mix.

UMKC’s Student Environmental Coalition Works to Rehabilitate Kansas Riverbank

Aurora Wilson, Lifestyle and Culture Editor
February 22, 2024

  UMKC’s Student Environmental Coalition (SEC) spent a chilly morning spreading millions of seeds across the Kansas riverbank to help restore the natural species of wildflowers and native grasses.    Around 30 members of the community showed up on Feb. 10 to help Friends...

The crowd size has increased at each Super Bowl parade for the Chiefs, causing more planning and work for the KCPD.

Former NYPD Cop Weighs in on Crowd Safety at Chiefs Parade

Ben Springer, Staff Writer
February 19, 2024

  An estimated one million people attended New York City’s Times Square New Year’s Eve ball drop with zero fatalities or injuries.     An estimated one million people attended the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl victory parade last Wednesday. More than 20 people...

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