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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....

Pride Prom sign.

A Night of Empowerment and Celebration at ​​UMKC Pride Prom: A Cinematic Night of Inclusion and Liberation.

Sydney Siemens, Staff Writer
May 7, 2024

  UMKC campus was abuzz on April 19 as students came together to celebrate Pride Prom in classic Hollywood style.    From the moment the doors opened, the atmosphere was electric, pulsating with the beats of DJ Chance Romance, a Lawrence native who set the tone for the...

Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority, Inc. Members after SOUL and FSA awards.

UMKC’s Finest: Highlighting Student Achievements at Annual Awards Ceremony

Mhina Major, Staff Writer
May 7, 2024

 UMKC held its annual Student Organization and University Leadership (SOUL) and Fraternity and Sorority Affairs (FSA) Excellence Awards with a night of festivities on April 24 in the Student Union.    The purpose of this award ceremony was to acknowledge and honor the...

A student in front of the Roo statue and a university official.

Students Weigh In at ‘Liberation Zone’ Regarding University Response

Aurora Wilson, Editor-in-Chief
April 30, 2024

  Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) organized a ‘Liberation Zone’ on Monday, April 29, to call on UMKC to disclose and divest funds from Israel and Israeli institutions.    During the event, university officials removed tents and told protestors that temporary...

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