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Finding a New Home

Gracey Saavedra, Staff Writer
November 17, 2023

  UMKC senior and finance major Pedro Rodiguez knows first-hand how difficult it can be to assimilate into a new university.    As a first-generation student, Rodriguez is the first in his family to graduate high school and go to college. Like many first-gens, deciding...

Abigail Weiler holds her business card.

Clayful by Abbie

Gracey Saavedra, Staff Writer
October 18, 2023

 Abigail Weiler, fourth-year political science and French major at UMKC, delivers confidence in the form of handmade polymer clay jewelry.    Her hobby started as a way to kill her boredom during quarantine, but it quickly developed into an established local business and...

The executive board members of ALAS tabled at the kick-off event for Hispanic Heritage Month at UMKC.

Hispanic Heritage Month at UMKC

Gracey Saavedra and Alicia Rodriguez
September 25, 2023

  The Association of Latin American Students (ALAS) hosted its first event of the semester on Sept. 13 to kick off the celebrations for Hispanic Heritage Month.    As the largest Latinx student organization at UMKC, ALAS comes to mind when considering representation for...

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