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UMKCs RoosRead gathers students and staff for a year-long literary journey and a page-turning community.

A new reading initiative is taking shape on the UMKC campus

Alexandrea Erisman, Staff Writer
November 27, 2023

  UMKC unveiled a new initiative this year called RoosRead. The program is aimed to encourage students and staff to read a recommended book, fostering a sense of community and belonging by creating a campus-wide book club.    The Office of the Chancellor launched the...

Students navigate the strain of part-time jobs in todays economic landscape.

Students Juggle Part-Time Pressures Among Soaring Living Costs

Lucas Campbell, Staff Writer
November 27, 2023

  Students working part-time are being put through more stress than ever due to the large number of hours they are working to support themselves.   With the rising cost of living expenses, it would only seem natural for students to be forced to work to stay afloat. However,...

Navigating the Semesters Homestretch: UMKC Academic Support and Mentoring (ASM) Offers Essential Resources for Student Success Amidst Midterms and Thanksgiving Break.

The End of the Semester is Here, but Don’t Panic– There is Help!

Luis Marin, Staff Writer
November 27, 2023

  Thanksgiving break is the beginning of the end of the semester for students at UMKC.   It’s normal to feel overwhelmed at this point in the semester, but students should not panic. UMKC Academic Support and Mentoring (ASM) wants to help them during this time.   According...

Roo News Visits 41 Actions News

Roo News Visits 41 Actions News

Julia Kapros, Photographer
November 26, 2023

Roo News staff recently visited our local 41 Action News station for an exclusive tour and engaging conversations with broadcast professionals. Check out the photo gallery capturing the memorable experience.

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Students Advised on Safeguarding Cars During Continual Hyundai and Kia Heists

Savannah Jerman , Staff Writer
November 16, 2023

  “I knew it was a problem, but I didn’t think it was going to happen to me,” said Chase Brennan, a Hyundai owner and victim of the ongoing car break ins affecting certain car manufactures.    Brennan’s car, a 2017 Sonata, was stolen in the Brookside 51 and Whole...

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