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Opinion: Parking Sucks

RobyLane Kelley, Staff Writer
October 1, 2023

  Parking on campus sucks, and it costs as much as a textbook.   As a student working two part-time jobs, living in the big city on her own, I have to make decisions about what to spend my money on. Unfortunately, I don’t actually get to decide.   I work on UMKC’s...

Roo News Staff Writer RobyLane Kelley details her experience of UMKC night at the K.

Experience UMKC Night at the K

RobyLane Kelley, Staff Writer
April 23, 2023

 UMKC Night at the K was one of the best experiences I’ve had since I moved to Kansas City last June.    When I found out that the Royals were playing the Braves, I was elated. My first baseball game was the same teams, but a completely different outcome. I remember...

Fruit snacks and a protein bar lined up to spell “chopped.”

Chopped or Flopped?

RobyLane Kelley, Staff Writer
March 23, 2023

  UMKC held a “Chopped” event marketed towards helping students prepare meal plans, however some students, like freshman political science major Noah Fansler, left on an empty stomach.    On RooGroups, the March 2 event promotes that free food will be available at...

Roo Report: A Response to PragerU and Will Witt, You and Your Representatives On-Campus Lied Online About What Was In That Speech. We Have Your Words Verbatim. Take A Listen!

Roo Podcast | Get Hungry, Roos | Episode 2 – Why Rush Featuring Ophelia Griffin

RobyLane Kelley
March 21, 2023

In today’s episode we are making Gluten-Free Muffins. Our guest, Ophelia Griffin, discusses sororities and student government. Here is the full recipe:

The original Harvey Weinstein trial was one of the catalysts of the #MeToo Movement.

The Slammer Shuts on Heinous Criminals

RobyLane Kelley, Staff Writer
March 16, 2023

Warning: Themes of sexual assault   The gavel has dropped against R. Kelly once again.   Decades after Kelly committed pedophilic acts, only one year has been added to his sentence in his second hearing, but I don’t think a total of 31 years is enough for what he’s...

Group picture left to right Jay Cravens, junior. Cass Ludwig, sophomore, Hannah Leyva, junior, Sudhi Kumar, sophomore, Ashley Appleberry, sophomore, Amelia Beharry, junior, Madi Sweeney, junior, Sonya Ahmad, junior.

Saving the Planet One Plant at a Time

RobyLane Kelley, Staff Writer
March 15, 2023

  The UMKC Gardening Club has humble origins, but ambitious goals.   Starting in the Honors Program, Social Action Class President Hannah Leyva and the other founding members wanted to develop a way for students to help the environment. The idea sprouted as a way for students...

Roo Podcast | Get Hungry, Roos | Episode 1- Let’s Talk About Eggs

RobyLane Kelley
March 8, 2023

In the first episode of Get Hungry, Roos we delve into the Wall Street Journal article "To Save Money, Maybe You Should Skip Breakfast." Host, RobyLane Kelley, makes a cheap breakfast with a vegan alternative.  

The proposed bill would impact UMKC students who regularly use the app.

Sen. Josh Hawley Aims for TikTok Ban on a National Level

RobyLane Kelley, Staff Writer
February 16, 2023

  Missouri Senator Josh Hawley introduced a bill on Jan. 25 that would eliminate TikTok from all American devices.    This bill, aptly named the “No TikTok on United States Devices Act,” aims to protect American citizens from excessive data harvesting from ByteDance...

The class gives students the opportunity to help curate an online exhibit and help build their resumes and portfolios.

English Professor Offers New Opportunity for Students

RobyLane Kelley, Staff Writer
December 4, 2022

  English professor Jane Greer is introducing an opportunity for students to be curators for a digital exhibit next semester at UMKC.    Greer’s class, Rhetoric of Public Memory, gives students hands-on experience curating a digital exhibit alongside Greer, who is the...

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