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Opinion: UMKCs PAL Program Nurtures Success and Community

Opinion: UMKC’s PAL Program Nurtures Success and Community

Jarrod McDaniel, Staff Writer
September 24, 2023

  In the ever-evolving landscape of higher education, the transition from high school to college can be a daunting experience. It's a phase where newfound independence is coupled with academic challenges and personal growth.    At UMKC an invaluable resource exists to smooth...

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Opinion: The Rise of the Fitness Influencer

Jarrod McDaniel, Staff Writer
March 21, 2023

  Social media fitness influencers have become a staple in the online world, with millions of followers looking to them for guidance on living a healthier lifestyle.    From Instagram to TikTok, fitness influencers are using the power of the internet to share their fitness...

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Review: Murdaugh’s: The All American Family

Jarrod Mcdaniel, Staff Writer
March 20, 2023

  The Netflix special “Murdaugh’s: The All American Family” sheds light on the history of a prominent and influential family tree in the legal and political circles of South Carolina. The Murdaugh’s have a long history of practicing law, as well as connections to questionable...

Kansas City Monarchs jersey on display at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. Photo by Jarrod McDaniel

Negro Leagues Baseball Museum: A time capsule of African-American heroes in baseball

Jarrod McDaniel, Staff Writer
February 25, 2023

The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum is a tribute to the pioneers who battled segregation to play America's favorite pastime.    The exhibit, located in the heart of Kansas City's historic 18th and Vine District, is dedicated to preserving the legacy of the Negro Leagues and...

Students can find the M.I.R. Program on the third floor of Bloch Executive Hall.

Entrepreneurial Dreams Take Flight with M.I.R. Program

Jarrod McDaniel, Staff Writer
February 16, 2023

  UMKC's Bloch School has reintroduced a program aimed to help students achieve their entrepreneurial dreams. Located in room 317 of Bloch Executive Hall, the Regnier Institute Mentors in Residence (M.I.R.) program will give students the feedback and guidance they need to create...

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