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Students gather to sign cards for local hospital personnel and the family of the deceased Chiefs Super Bowl parade victim, Lisa Lopez-Galvan.

Cross-Campus Compassion: UMKC and Rockhurst University Unite to Support Local Hospitals and Community

Lilah Manning and Brenna Oxley
February 21, 2024

  UMKC united with Rockhurst University on Tuesday afternoon at Durwood Stadium to sign cards dedicated to the hospitals taking care of Chiefs’ Super Bowl parade shooting victims and sympathy cards for Lisa Lopez-Galvan’s family.    Tables lined the track with giant...

Succulents and cacti available to the students.

Cultivating Inclusivity: Rainbows in the Gardens

Jazlyn Summers and Lilah Manning
February 20, 2024

  UMKC’s Sexuality and Gender Alliance (SAGA) club collaborated with the Environmental Student Council (ESC) on Feb. 13 to celebrate their mutual love for plants in the community.   The groups united to provide mini succulents, cacti and terracotta pots for students...

The Conservatory has around 700 students involved.

Spring Symphony: A Crescendo of Performances at the UMKC Conservatory

Catie Walker and Lilah Manning
February 16, 2024

  This spring, the UMKC Conservatory will host performances ranging from orchestras to jazz groups and solo senior recitals.   Most concerts are free for UMKC students, but larger performances offer students a discounted ticket price.     Sophomore music education...

A large crowd gathered outside of Childrens Mercy Hospital to show solidarity with the victims.

Kansas City Mourns Victims of Parade Shooting, Calls for Action and Support

Catie Walker, Lilah Manning, and Brenna Oxley
February 16, 2024

  Hundreds of community members lit candles Thursday evening in Kansas City to honor the victims of the Chiefs’ Super Bowl parade shooting.    The community mourned Lisa Lopez-Galvan’s death outside of Children's Mercy Hospital, where several injured children from...

The $36 million project has received mixed reviews globally.

Fashion Identity Crisis: The Clash of Y2K and Modern Styles in “Mean Girls”

Lilah Manning and Catie Walker
January 25, 2024

  Picture this: you’re a nervous new student in the high school cafeteria, surrounded by trendy peers. You hear the squeak of pleather pants and the clomping of combat boots and look up to see… Regina George?    Released on Jan. 12, the new “Mean Girls” movie...

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