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The social media app is facing concerning legislation.

Opinion: Stop Stressing Over TikTok Being Banned

Aurora Wilson, Lifestyle and Culture Editor
April 11, 2024

  The U.S. House passed a bill on March 13 that would ban the app TikTok across the country if ByteDance does not sell its stake.   With 170 million users nationwide and a majority of those under the age of 18, outcry has stemmed from teens and influencers alike.    Members...

KCFW was held at Union Station.

Opinion: From Catwalk to Campus: KC Fashion Week Trends for UMKC Students

Catie Walker, Staff Writer
April 10, 2024

  Local fashion designers debuted colorful collections at Union Station this March during the Spring/Summer 2024 Kansas City Fashion Week (KCFW).    Runway fashion often trickles down onto campus, influencing the styles of students. Here is a look at what KCFW trends...

A heavy-hearted local reflects on the changing dynamics of their beloved Kansas City.

Opinion: Crown Center’s Unfortunate Turn

Aydan Stigler, Staff Writer
January 30, 2024

  After two groups exchanged gunfire around 5:30 p.m. on the food court level of Kansas City’s Crown Center on Jan. 17, six people were hospitalized for non-life threatening injuries. It is still unknown by authorities as to what sparked the altercation.   This incident...

The UMKC Muslim Student Associations vigil was a powerful reminder of the significance of awareness and served as an example of how university campuses can contribute to change from all over the world.

Opinion: UMKC Muslim Student Association Hosts Vigil in Solidarity with Palestine

Iqbal Singh, Staff Writer
November 9, 2023

UMKC Muslim Student Association Hosts Vigil in Solidarity with Palestine Group encourages students to be active participants in promoting peace and justice   The UMKC Muslim Student Association (MSA) held a solemn vigil in solidarity with Palestine outside the Miller Nichols...

Coverage of the Israeli and Palestinian conflict has once again raised the discussion of skewed information.

Opinion: The Cost of Disinformation

Aurora Wilson, Lifestyle and Culture Editor
November 9, 2023

  The APA defines disinformation as “false information which is deliberately intended to mislead—intentionally misstating the facts.”   Early into Hamas’ attack on Israel, a headline broke declaring 40 Israeli babies were beheaded at the hands of Hamas soldiers.    Israeli...

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