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Exploring the impact of parasocial relationships in the social media age.

Opinion: It’s Not Normal To Know Taylor Swift’s Starbucks Order

Betsie Yeomans, Staff Writer
November 27, 2023

  Unless you’ve stayed inside and haven’t owned a phone in the last three months, you know about the relationship between mega-pop star Taylor Swift and Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce.    The media has been following the case like it’s an Earth-shattering revelation...

The concept of layers is emphasized in several intricate ways throughout the exhibit.

A Layered Presence Exhibit

Betsie Yeomans, Photographer
October 30, 2023

Opinion: My Roman Empire, The Internet’s Icebreakers

Opinion: My Roman Empire, The Internet’s Icebreakers

Betsie Yeomans, Staff Writer
October 20, 2023

  Men: When was the last time you thought about the Roman Empire? When was the last time someone asked you that exact question?   A few weeks ago while scrolling through my TikTok I saw a woman text her male friends asking how frequently they thought about the Roman Empire....

The Oak Street Hall courtyard.

Dorms Need Better Maintenance, According to Students

Taylor Cook and Betsie Yeomans
October 19, 2023

  UMKC students living on campus don’t hate dorm life, but there are changes they would like to see regarding the quality of the campus residential buildings.   According to Johnson and Oak Street Hall residents, living within walking distance to campus, having a quiet...

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