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University of Missouri Board approves 3-5% tuition increase for 2024-2025 academic year

Evelyn Berger, Intern
July 12, 2024

  The University of Missouri board of Curators has approved a 3-5% undergraduate and graduate tuition increase for the 2024-2025 academic year.    The Board of Curators said in a statement that the rates are to maintain UM’s reputation for being a top value in higher...

Banner and KC skyline at Boulevardia.

Boulevardia 2024: Kansas City’s ultimate urban music fest rocks Crown Center

Catie Walker, Staff Writer
June 20, 2024

Kansas City partied last weekend on Grand Boulevard at Crown Center for Boulevardia 2024, KC’s largest urban street music festival. The festival, sponsored by Boulevard Brewing Co. and Visit Missouri, featured artists Milky Chance and Thundercat as headliners. With four...

Taking place from June 7-9, the event featured performers, businesses and other organizations.

Kansas City PrideFest: A vibrant celebration of love and acceptance

Catie Walker and Evelyn Berger
June 11, 2024

  Kansas City celebrated the LGBTQ+ community at the 47th annual PrideFest and parade this weekend at Theis Park.    “Pride gives the LGBTQIA+ community a place they can go if they are not fully supported by their own community,”said Amelia Horsley, event attendee....

Courtesy of Rosanne Wickman

Remembering G. Fred Wickman: Journalist, Professor and Mentor

Melissa Reeves, Guest Writer
May 16, 2024

On April 27, 2024, former Kansas City Star columnist, UMKC professor and U-News (now called Roo News) advisor G. Fred Wickman passed away after a courageous battle with cancer. The May 5, 2024 edition of The Star featured a lovely article about him that covers his illustrious...

Kansas City has a chance to advance to the Summit League Championship for the first time since 2011.

Roos Softball Advances to Championship Semifinal

Zach Gunter, Sports Editor
May 10, 2024

  Kansas City has thrilled viewers in the first three games of the Summit League Softball Championship.   Entering as the third seed, the Roos were set to face the North Dakota State Bison in the first round.     Last season, the Bison eliminated the Roos in the...

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