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Photo of the Rockhill Parking Garage on Charlotte St.

Opinion: Parking Sucks

RobyLane Kelley, Staff Writer
October 1, 2023

  Parking on campus sucks, and it costs as much as a textbook.   As a student working two part-time jobs, living in the big city on her own, I have to make decisions about what to spend my money on. Unfortunately, I don’t actually get to decide.   I work on UMKC’s...

The newly under-construction Pennway Point Observation Wheel.

Observe This: We Don’t Need an ‘Observation Wheel’

Zoe Strohm, Graphic Designer-Staff Writer
September 28, 2023

  Welcome to Kansas City! We are a diverse, widespread town filled with deep culture that is growing every year.    Here are a few things only KC natives know that will help you fit right in: I-435 is always under construction, the Independence Bridge will eat semi trucks...

UMKC Counseling Services, located on Oak St., are available to all students.

Opinion: Hating Therapy Won’t Solve the Problem

Aurora Wilson, L&C Editor
September 25, 2023

  As conversations regarding mental health have risen in relevance, the push for people to go to therapy has too. With outspoken celebrities and politicians, a modern, positive narrative about going to seek treatment, one of acceptance, appeared.   Arguments against seeking...

Opinion: UMKCs PAL Program Nurtures Success and Community

Opinion: UMKC’s PAL Program Nurtures Success and Community

Jarrod McDaniel, Staff Writer
September 24, 2023

  In the ever-evolving landscape of higher education, the transition from high school to college can be a daunting experience. It's a phase where newfound independence is coupled with academic challenges and personal growth.    At UMKC an invaluable resource exists to smooth...

UMKC’s New Tuition Pricing Model

UMKC’s New Tuition Pricing Model

Jacob Loesch, Staff Writer
September 24, 2023

  The UM System enacted a new model for tuition pricing this semester where students will be charged a single rate based on their major. Unlike the old system, where prices would differ depending on the subject being studied, the new one contains a set price for every class.   Previously,...

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