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SGA Discusses Impeachment Amongst Rising Tension

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

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

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

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

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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