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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...

Student should register by March 8 to vote in this upcoming election!

Let’s Show the Voting Booth Some Love

Adriana Paez, Staff Writer
March 3, 2023

  Local elections are coming up on April 4 across the Kansas City metro area, but most young voters, ages 18-29, will not be casting a ballot.   “People wonder why there’s this disparity in terms of so much more money spent on older folks,” said Steve Kraske, UMKC...

Vistors get a little of the KC experience before they even leave the airport.

New KCI Airport Terminal Aims to Support and Welcome Everyone

Belle Yennie, Staff Writer
March 2, 2023

  An airport with the aroma of Barbeque is the only way to greet a Kansas City visitor – or perhaps invite them home. Teens and adults stop in their tracks to take pictures and videos in awe of the new terminal, sometimes holding up traffic while doing a double take of the...

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg speaks to a group of students about a federal grant recently awarded to UMKC.

UMKC Hosts Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg

Bre Blankenship, Editor-in-Chief
February 27, 2023

  Students from the UMKC School of Science and Engineering had the opportunity to interact with U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg on Monday while he was on campus to highlight a newly awarded $10 million federal grant.   The highly competitive endowment will...

Adjunct instructor Alicia Wallace weighs in on the schedule change.

Independence Schools shifting to a four-day school week

Mia Musson, Staff Writer
February 27, 2023

  The Independence School District is transitioning to a four-day school week as schools across the country experience teacher shortages.    The district hopes the change of schedule will boost recruitment and retention of staff within the Independence district.    On...

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