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The hip hop duo Rae Sremmurd performing at UMKC excites students across campus.

Rae Sremmurd Tickets are Available for UMKC’s Spring Concert

Belle Yennie, Staff Writer
March 17, 2023

  Rae Sremmurd tickets for the UMKC Union Board Programming Spring Concert were released on Monday. Ticket prices for students are $10, and tickets for the public will open on March 27 for $30. The concert will be held on April 19 at the Swinney Recreational Center. Doors open...

Vistors get a little of the KC experience before they even leave the airport.

New KCI Airport Terminal Aims to Support and Welcome Everyone

Belle Yennie, Staff Writer
March 2, 2023

  An airport with the aroma of Barbeque is the only way to greet a Kansas City visitor – or perhaps invite them home. Teens and adults stop in their tracks to take pictures and videos in awe of the new terminal, sometimes holding up traffic while doing a double take of the...

UMKC LGBTQIA Programs and Services provided resources for students at the event

LGBTQ+ Activist Dr. John D’Emilio discusses book release with UMKC

Belle Yennie, Staff Writer
February 23, 2023

  Dr. John D’Emilio visited UMKC students on Feb. 16 at the Student Union to discuss his book, “Memories of A Gay Catholic Boyhood: Coming of Age in the Sixties.” The book was released on July 11, 2022, and shares his experience growing up during political movements that...

Owner Salvatore Silvio. Photo by Julia Kapros/RooNews

Grand Coffee Company Brings Italian Values to the KC Coffee Scene

Belle Yennie, Staff Writer
February 2, 2023

  The owner of Grand Coffee Company, Salvatore Silvio, crafts a cannoli as I take a seat at the coffee bar.    The large windows and contemporary decor remind me I’m in the city, but looking more closely, I spotted an old black and white photo of a family hanging next...

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