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Restoration team members from left to right: Alberto Villamandos, Viviana Grieco, Christopher Wolff, Adam Sisk, Victoria Dominguez

Historic Haag Mural Damage Prompts Restoration Project

Rex Stickney, RooTV Co-Executive Producer, Staff Writer
March 17, 2023

  Hundreds of students walk past the artwork on the second floor of Haag Hall, but how many actually stop and notice the priceless patchworks of plaster right in front of their face?   “I don’t know anything about them,” said Karion Jackson, a junior elementary education...

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg speaks to a group of students about a federal grant recently awarded to UMKC.

[Photo] UMKC Hosts Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg

Bre Blankenship, Editor-in-Chief
February 27, 2023

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg speaks to a group of students about a federal grant recently awarded to UMKC.

Artificial Intelligence is becoming more accessible, and therefore more widely used.

AI Aided Academia

Rex Stickney, RooTV Co-Executive Producer, Staff Writer
February 13, 2023

  Sci-Fi movies of the past tried to warn us, and the time is finally here. Artificial Intelligence is starting to replace people.   Not replacing actual humans, but their ideas at least. Students around the world have been using AI programs, such as ChatGPT, to complete...

A Philosophy class discusses the legality of online proctoring.

Proctoring and Personal Privacy

Rex Stickney, Staff Writer
November 30, 2022

  During peak season of COVID-19, reports of academic dishonesty soared at universities across the nation.   As a result of having to take tests at home, many schools opted to use various methods to try and reduce cheating while away from the classroom.   “I'm sure...

Students gather at UMKCs Career Services Networking in the 816 event. Photo by Rex Stickney

UMKC Career Services Hosts Networking in the 816

Rex Stickney, Writer
November 17, 2022

  UMKC Career Services hosted Networking in the 816 on Nov. 9, an event where students had the opportunity to talk to local businesses and classmates.    The event, which took place in the Jazzman Stage Area of the Student Union, was designed as a more intimate, “low-key”...

Graduate students are asking the university to commit to a $15/hour minimum wage. (Getty Images)

UMKC student employees hold protest for better wages

Rex Stickney
March 13, 2022

Members of the Graduates United of the University of Missouri-Kansas City (GUM-KC) held a rally on Monday, March 7, to protest against the wages the university pays to graduate teaching assistant workers. “Treatment of the lowest of us is just a reflection of the treatment...

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