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Fruit snacks and a protein bar lined up to spell “chopped.”

Chopped or Flopped?

RobyLane Kelley, Staff Writer
March 23, 2023

  UMKC held a “Chopped” event marketed towards helping students prepare meal plans, however some students, like freshman political science major Noah Fansler, left on an empty stomach.    On RooGroups, the March 2 event promotes that free food will be available at...

Students and presenters waiting before the event.

Women In Business Hosts Climbing the Career Ladder (In Heels)

Catia Montelongo, Staff Writer
March 21, 2023

  Women in Business featured a unique panel of women specializing in various careers, skills and knowledge at the Bloch Executive Hall.    The panel, held on March 9, included four extraordinary women: Michelle Wimes; chief equity and inclusion officer at Children's Mercy...

Lucerna is excited to debut its seventeenth volume at its first in-person symposium since COVID-19.

Lucerna Presents its Seventeenth Volume of UMKC Student Research

Ellen Beshuk, Co-News Editor
March 19, 2023

  Every year, undergraduate research from any field of study contributes to the next volume of Lucerna. This research ranges from interpretations of literature to statistical analysis.      Founded in 2006, this student-run organization has publicized over 100 undergraduate...

Protestors gathered in Mill Creek Park in response to Dont Say Gay legislation.

‘Please Say Gay’ — Mill Creek Park Protestors Rally Against New Missouri Bill

Emma Sauer, Staff Writer
March 10, 2023

  A group of roughly 50 protestors lined up along the sidewalks on the corner of Mill Creek Park last Saturday to rally against a bill that could impact LGBTQIA+ students across Missouri.   Mill Creek Park, just a three-minute drive from UMKC, is usually a destination for...

Students participate in Operation Beautiful for Every Body is Beautiful Week.

Operation Beautiful is Spreading Positivity to UMKC

Aurora Wilson, Staff Writer
March 2, 2023

  Vibrant and characterful post-it notes filled the Miller Nichols Library this week for Operation Beautiful, an event hosted by the UMKC Women’s Center for Every Body is Beautiful Week (EBIB).   Students had the opportunity to write positive messages and spread them...

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