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Members from each group stand next to their organizations stone pillar during the unveiling.

Divine 9 Monument Garden Celebration and “Legacy in Bloom” Exhibit

Deja McKenzie, Staff Writer
September 24, 2023

  Members of the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) and UMKC students and staff gathered together to celebrate legacy, prosperity and unity on Sept. 9 in the Quad outside of Scofield Hall at the newly constructed Divine 9 Monument Garden.   The Divine 9 consists of the...

Many Senators were heard by the Executive Board in SGAs second meeting of the meeting of the semester. From left to right, Scott Nguyen Internal Affairs Director, Vice President Lauren Kreisel, President Ophelia Griffen, and Speaker Brett Boyer.

SGA picks a Press Secretary and hears Legislation Proposals

Ellen Beshuk, News Editor
September 14, 2023

  Senators and Executives met on Sept. 11 at 6 p.m. in the Student Union to progress legislation and elect a new position.    After being nominated by SGA President Ophelia Griffen, Yasmen Hassen was unanimously confirmed as the new Press Secretary. The Senators...

Gizzi and Lannum are known for not breaking character or answering questions until their task has been completed (Cristian Martinez)

AreYouKiddingTV Visits UMKC

Ellen Beshuk, News Editor
September 5, 2023

  Despite the heat, dozens of students gathered outside UMKC’s Swinney Center today around 2 p.m. to see the popular YouTube duo.   A sign taped to Joey Gizzi’s shirt read, “The first person to bring us a football, kick a field goal through our arms and then dump...

With two items completed and two legislations presented SGA set the semester off to a productive start.

Student Government Association starts the Semester Strong

Ellen Beshuk, News Editor
August 22, 2023

  With SGA’s first meeting of the fall 2023 semester, the student body representatives created a  lighthearted environment in the Student Union on Aug. 21 while presenting themselves and discussing campus changes.    After the Speaker of the House Brett Boyer swore...

UMKC Hosts Listening Sessions For Upcoming Oak Street Development Plan

UMKC Hosts Listening Sessions For Upcoming Oak Street Development Plan

Cristian Martinez, Sports Editor
June 28, 2023

Throughout the presentations and questions, UMKC’s Vice Chancellor of Finance and Administration Sean Reeder used one phrase to describe the Oak Street and 51st Street development project.    “A gateway to the campus,” Reeder said.    On June 27, members from...

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