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A picture of the posters on the University Walkway.

UMKC Students Received University Pushback at Pro-Palestine Protest

Aurora Wilson and Maisy Blanton
April 29, 2024

  Over 150 students showed up to participate in a protest in solidarity with Palestine and other protests across the nation on Monday.   Around 2 p.m., organizers and students put up tents at the University Walkway, started chants and listened to speakers share their passion...

Cars parked in the UMKC Rockhill parking garage.

SGA Presidents Address Ongoing Struggle with Campus Parking Scarcity

Sydney Siemens, RooTV Executive Producer, Staff Writer
April 18, 2024

  UMKC campus has long been plagued by a persistent issue: parking scarcity.    With students voicing frustrations over the lack of available spaces and steep parking fees, the Student Government Association (SGA) has been pressured to address the problem.    During...

Student walking in front of Linda Hall Library.

Outback in the Office

Manuel Rivera, Staff Writer
April 18, 2024

  While some students spent their spring break soaking up the sun, others job shadowed with employers on and off campus in a new program called “Take a Roo to Work.”    Created by the Assistant Director of Career Preparation, Megan Raney, UMKC students experienced...

The program fosters collaboration and community through specific cohort classes, building lasting relationships among scholars.

UMKC Elevates Education with Bloch School ‘More in 4’ Program

Sydney Siemens, RooTV Executive Producer
April 18, 2024

  UMKC is reshaping the landscape of higher education with its innovative ‘More in 4’ program in the Henry W. Bloch School of Management.   The program will allow students from any major enrolled in the Bloch School of Management to obtain both their undergraduate...

Take Back the Night is a nationwide event that aims to stop sexual and domestic violence.

UMKC Organizations “Take Back the Night” to Participate in National Sexual Violence Awareness Month

Jazlyn Summers, Roo News Intern
April 17, 2024

 Join students as they “Take Back the Night,” one of the nation’s oldest worldwide movements against sexual violence this evening, Wednesday April 17.    The event will be held at the University Playhouse from 6:30-9:30 p.m., where participants can make signs, listen...

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