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UMKC Night at the K Returns

Maisy Blanton, Staff Writer
April 8, 2024

Students have less than two weeks left to purchase tickets for the second annual UMKC Night at the K. Students will be eligible for free merchandise, as well as have a night out to watch hometown baseball and celebrate their university with their peers.   The theme night...

The topic has circulated the Internet with scientists weighing in.

Students Weigh in on Charlotte the Stingray’s Pregnancy: Shark-Ray or Asexual Reproduction?

Maisy Blanton and Evelyn Berger
March 10, 2024

  Charlotte, a round stingray at an aquarium in North Carolina, has become pregnant despite not having a mate for eight years now.    Scientists are confounded by this phenomenon, and many speculate that her two male shark roommates are possible fathers.   The alternate...

Nina Simone: Four Women” playbook.

The KC Rep’s “Nina Simone: Four Women” is both timeless and poignant.

Maisy Blanton, Staff Writer
March 5, 2024

  The Kansas City Repertory Theater (KCRep) recently performed “Nina Simone: Four Women.” The show follows musician Nina Simone as she explores her role as a civil rights activist after the 1963 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama.   The attack,...

Phi Delta Theta Fraternity House.

A new fraternity is in the works to start at UMKC this semester under uncommon circumstances.

Maisy Blanton, Staff Writer
February 13, 2024

  Last semester, three members of the Kappa Sigma fraternity were expelled from the organization after a hazing incident on campus.    Numerous pledges who had not been initiated yet reportedly also dropped Kappa Sigma.    “We had no prior knowledge of their actions...

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