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Voting for the 2023-24 SGA President Begins

Ellen Beshuk, Co-News Editor
March 21, 2023

  Student Government Association (SGA) voting begins March 21 for members of the executive board and senators.    The UMKC student body elects its president, vice president, internal affairs director and comptroller to serve as the liaison between them and the administration.   As...

Lucerna is excited to debut its seventeenth volume at its first in-person symposium since COVID-19.

Lucerna Presents its Seventeenth Volume of UMKC Student Research

Ellen Beshuk, Co-News Editor
March 19, 2023

  Every year, undergraduate research from any field of study contributes to the next volume of Lucerna. This research ranges from interpretations of literature to statistical analysis.      Founded in 2006, this student-run organization has publicized over 100 undergraduate...

Changes in SGA leave two open positions on the executive board

[Photo] Two Members of the SGA Executive Board Resign Early in the Spring Semester

February 20, 2023

Changes in SGA leave two open positions on the executive board

SGA is comprised of elected executives and volunteer senators working to help students wants and needs become a reality.

SGA Discusses Impeachment Amongst Rising Tension

Ellen Beshuk, Staff Writer
November 29, 2022

  UMKC’s Student Government Association (SGA) adopted a new constitution this Monday, which includes impeachment procedures as tensions rise between senators and executives.   Co-author of the new constitution, Senator Hayley Prins, said there has been a lack of communication...

American Idol season 20 runner-up HunterGirl sings to the crowd of fans in Uptown Theatre.
|Photo Courtesy of Industrial Media

Strumming to Success

Claire Powell and Ellen Beshuk
November 3, 2022

  Sitting in her band’s practice session at 14 years old, she never dreamed of appearing on television. At the beginning of 2022, 5.6 million people watched as HunterGirl sang her original song on "American Idol’"s season finale.   The 20th season runner-up began her...

Broken-into car on Charlotte St., just yards away from UMKCs Rockhill parking garage. 
Photo by Ellen Beshuk

Break-ins Beside Campus

Ellen Beshuk, Writer
October 19, 2022

Residents of Charlotte St. woke up to find four cars with broken windows and missing belongings. Sabrina Jones, a victim of the vandalism and theft, said she parked her car the previous night around 9:30 p.m. and felt shocked to see the damages to her vehicle the following...

Alumni Pre-Game Festival

Alumni Pre-Game Festival

Ellen Beshuk, Writer
October 11, 2022

Photos by Ellen Beshuk   As Blue and Gold Week drew to a close, this past Sunday alumni returned to their campus to recollect college days and cheer on the UMKC women’s soccer team.    Alumni,...

Campus Band warm up before rehearsal. Photo by Ellen Beshuk

UMKC Forms Band Open to All

Ellen Beshuk, Writer
October 6, 2022

  For the first time ever, people outside the Conservatory have the chance to participate in a band at UMKC. No matter their major or year, students can join together to play music.   Campus Band counts as an elective class or extracurricular club. While the program...

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