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It can be a treacherous journey from Miller Nichols Library to Katz Hall for UMKC students.

Do or Die on Rockhill Road

Soffia Hernandez, Staff Writer
March 24, 2023

   A student comes to a sudden and harsh halt while making an indecent hand gesture at a driver, as the black sedan zips straight through the crosswalk.   It’s no stretch that students had a lot to say when asked about the crosswalk in front of Katz Hall.    Located...

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...

SGA met this week for the first time since senators voted to impeach Tim Nguyen March 6. The student government meets every two weeks during the school year.

SGA had its first meeting with new interim president: Here’s what happened

Claire Powell, Staff Writer
March 22, 2023

  Hayley Prins met with UMKC student senators on March 20 for the first time as SGA interim president in the Student Union Chambers.   Prins’ confirmation resulted from the student senate’s vote to impeach Tim Nguyen from presidential office.   Here’s what SGA...

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...

Every student has a chance to make their voice heard at UMKC.

Voting for the 2023-24 SGA President Begins

Ellen Beshuk, Co-News Editor
March 21, 2023

  Student Government Association (SGA) voting begins March 21 for members of the executive board and senators.    The UMKC student body elects its president, vice president, internal affairs director and comptroller to serve as the liaison between them and the administration.   As...

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