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The meeting concluded in 25 minutes and both proposed bills passed on their first reading to the SGA Senate.

Advancing Campus Engagement: SGA’s Proactive Legislative Proposals

Jazlyn Summers, Roo News Intern
February 27, 2024

  The Student Government Association (SGA) had a quick meeting on Monday, Feb. 19 to propose two new bills.    The first bill, titled “Announcements Resolution,” was proposed by Senator Shewit Abai.    “This is just another way to connect the school with the...

Courtney Masterson, a restoration ecologist and the Executive Director of Native Lands Restoration Collaborative, sits with their hands in a bucket of seed mix.

UMKC’s Student Environmental Coalition Works to Rehabilitate Kansas Riverbank

Aurora Wilson, Lifestyle and Culture Editor
February 22, 2024

  UMKC’s Student Environmental Coalition (SEC) spent a chilly morning spreading millions of seeds across the Kansas riverbank to help restore the natural species of wildflowers and native grasses.    Around 30 members of the community showed up on Feb. 10 to help Friends...

Lucerna team voting on ratings.

A Look Into Lucerna: UMKC’s Undergraduate Research Journal

Lauren Zoller, Staff Writer
February 22, 2024

  Lucerna, UMKC’s undergraduate research journal, is on the lookout for students who want to publish their research in a recognized journal.   “There are essays about LGBTQ topics to math to the Spanish Inquisition,” said Theo Raitzer, managing editor of Lucerna...

Students gather to sign cards for local hospital personnel and the family of the deceased Chiefs Super Bowl parade victim, Lisa Lopez-Galvan.

Cross-Campus Compassion: UMKC and Rockhurst University Unite to Support Local Hospitals and Community

Lilah Manning and Brenna Oxley
February 21, 2024

  UMKC united with Rockhurst University on Tuesday afternoon at Durwood Stadium to sign cards dedicated to the hospitals taking care of Chiefs’ Super Bowl parade shooting victims and sympathy cards for Lisa Lopez-Galvan’s family.    Tables lined the track with giant...

Becky Bergman, an employee at UMKC ASM Roo Advising sits to have her blood drawn.

UMKC Honors Program Blood Drive Sees Increase in Donations After Union Station Shooting

Lauren Zoller, Staff Writer
February 16, 2024

  In the wake of the Union Station shooting, UMKC Honors Program and Community Blood Center’s bi-semesterly blood drive saw a jump in registrations Friday, Feb. 16 with 24 new signups.   Sudhiksha Kumar, a junior studying mathematics and statistics, serves as the honors...

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