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KC Current Partnership and Emmy-Winning Journalist Visits UMKC: RooTV 2/28/24

RooTV
February 29, 2024

In this video, we tell you about the Kansas City Current partnership with UMKC and about the Emmy-winning journalist Leslie DelasBour visiting UMKC. Zach keeps you up to date on the latest in UMKC Sports. Thanks for watching, and remember to subscribe! #kansascity #missouri #collegebasketball...

A New Royals Stadium and Show of Support for Parade Shooting Victims - RooTV 2/21/24

A New Royals Stadium and Show of Support for Parade Shooting Victims – RooTV 2/21/24

RooTV
February 24, 2024

https://youtu.be/DvPD7V9Guo8?si=v-ZdaZS5nU5GD3oM In this episode, we tell you about the plans for the new Royals stadium, and the card-signing event in UMKC's Durwood Stadium to show support for the victims of the Chiefs Parade shooting. Thanks for watching, and don't forget...

World Cup Update and BHM in KC- 2/7/2024

RooTV
February 8, 2024

In this episode of Roo TV, we give you an update on the World Cup games that Kansas City is hosting, how the UMKC men's and women's basketball teams are doing, some ways to celebrate Black History Month in Kansas City, and how to increase support for the Divine Nine sororities...

Changes to UMKC Dining- RooTV 1/30/24

RooTV
January 31, 2024

Welcome back, Roos! In this episode, we discuss how one of our students survived the freezing-cold Chiefs game against the Dolphins on January 13th. We hop "Into the Den" with Zach Gunter to talk UMKC men's and women's basketball and the Chiefs in the AFC Championships, and the...

UM System Removes Diversity Statement in Job Listings | Draft Disappoints Business - RooTV 5/3/2023

UM System Removes Diversity Statement in Job Listings | Draft Disappoints Business – RooTV 5/3/2023

RooTV
May 3, 2023

Our top story this week is the decision from the UM System to remove is diversity statement from its job listing descriptions. Also, the NFL draft that promised a influx of patronage to local businesses has fallen short of many owners expectations. We go into the den with...

Fall Brings New Tuition Model | First Legal 4/20 in MO - RooTV 4/27/2023

Fall Brings New Tuition Model | First Legal 4/20 in MO – RooTV 4/27/2023

RooTV
April 26, 2023

For the first time ever, those who partake in cannabis in Missouri had the chance to attend one of the first 4/20 festivals in Kansas City. UMKC expects to be much more transparent with their breakdown of tuition starting in the fall, Grace Kertz gives us the details. We...

UMKC Professor Writes Suicide Prevention Book | Engineering School Competition - RooTV 4/19/2023

UMKC Professor Writes Suicide Prevention Book | Engineering School Competition – RooTV 4/19/2023

RooTV
April 19, 2023

Marissa Leggio delivers a story on a UMKC professor who has written a book dedicated to the prevention of suicides called "How Not to Kill Yourself." Grace Kertz informs on the School of Engineering and their groups preparation for various competitions. We go Into the Den...

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!

Double Take Episode 1 – The Banshees of Inisherin and The Secret of Kells.

RooTV
April 18, 2023

Hello and welcome to Double Take! For each episode, cohosts Matthew and Emma watch two movies, each recommended by the other; then, they report back to you with their takes on the films— a double take, if you will. In the first episode, they’re starting out small by watching...

Bunny Rescue | Scuffle at World of Fun - RooTV 4/12/2023

Bunny Rescue | Scuffle at World of Fun – RooTV 4/12/2023

RooTV
April 12, 2023

Grace Kertz educates us on a group working to protect Rabbits, and Marissa Leggio details a fight with police officer at Worlds of Fun. We go into the den with Jackson Ogden for this weeks segment on sports. Josh Cunningham reviews an album by Daniel Caesar, and Gabe Rocha...

Dangerous Crosswalk | NARCAN Goes OTC - RooTV 4/5/23

Dangerous Crosswalk | NARCAN Goes OTC – RooTV 4/5/23

RooTV
April 5, 2023

Welcome back from spring break! Grace Miller and Marissa Leggio fill us in for news this week, and Jackson Ogden takes us into the den for a roundup of sports. Josh Cunningham reviews a conservatory theatre performance, and Afnan Hussain delves into Malibu Rising by author...

Rae Sremmurd Coming to UMKC | Haag Hall Mural Restoration Project - RooTV 3/22/23

Rae Sremmurd Coming to UMKC | Haag Hall Mural Restoration Project – RooTV 3/22/23

RooTV
March 21, 2023

Anchors Grace Kertz and Deja McKenzie start us off with some info about an upcoming concert at UMKC featuring artist Rae Sremmurd, and asks us to help restore a historic mural on the second story of Haag Hall. Jackson Ogden takes us into the den for this weeks roundup of sports...

SGA President Impeached | March Madness Bracket Prediction - RooTV 3/15/23

SGA President Impeached | March Madness Bracket Prediction – RooTV 3/15/23

RooTV
March 15, 2023

For this weeks news, Grace Kertz updates us on the situation involving SGA President, Tim Nguyen, and Marissa Leggio shines light on a body positive event called Operation Beautiful. Jackson Ogden takes us into the den, and shows us his live March Madness bracket predictions. Gabe...

Removal of the Foreign Language Requirement - RooTV 3/8/23

Removal of the Foreign Language Requirement – RooTV 3/8/23

RooTV
March 8, 2023

News anchors Grace Kertz and Deja McKenzie tell us about the decision to remove the foreign language requirement for some UMKC degrees, and highlight the TAASU's award recipients who have made a positive impact on our community. Jackson Ogden takes us into the den, and wraps...

Super Bowl Parade Special - RooTV 2/22/23

Super Bowl Parade Special – RooTV 2/22/23

RooTV
February 22, 2023

This week, we have some special footage from RooTV's Cristian Martinez on the ground at the Super Bowl Parade. Grace Kertz and Marissa Leggio start us of with some news pieces. We dive into the den with Jackson Ogden. Joshua Cunningham tells us about some influential people...

UMKCs SGA Creates New Student Councils - RooTV 2/15/2023

UMKC’s SGA Creates New Student Councils – RooTV 2/15/2023

RooTV
February 15, 2023

Grace Kertz and Cristian Martinez share some thoughts about the Superbowl parade. We dive into the den with Jackson Ogden for a football championship victory lap. Joshua Cunningham breaks down the halftime show. Afnan Hussain teases some of her next reads, and Catia Montelongo...

UMKC Makes Changes to its Logo - RooTV 2/8/2023

UMKC Makes Changes to its Logo – RooTV 2/8/2023

RooTV
February 8, 2023

Marissa Leggio and Grace Kertz kick us off with some stories for February. We dive into the den with Jackson Ogden for a round up of sports. Joshua Cunningham shares his hopes for the Super Bowl halftime show, and Afnan Hussain educates us on author F. Scott Fitzgerald. For...

UMKC Dorms Experience Flooding Over the Break - RooTV 2/1/2023

UMKC Dorms Experience Flooding Over the Break – RooTV 2/1/2023

RooTV
February 1, 2023

Marissa Leggio and Grace Kertz fill us in to the end of January. We dive into the den with Jackson Ogden for a round up of sports. Joshua Cunningham gives us a clear look at Justin Timberlake's hit album The 20/20 Experience , and Afnan Hussain fill us in on her literary favorites...

Welcome Back Roos!

Welcome Back Roos!

RooTV
January 26, 2023

Marissa Leggio and Grace Kertz give us and update on some stories that happened over the break. We dive into the den with Jackson Ogden for a round up of sports. Josh Cunningham shares his take on his favorite Trippie Redd album, and we join Cristian Martinez in his pop culture...

Networking in the 816, Affordable Housing, NFL Fan of the Year, Vision Zero: RooTV 11/27/22

Networking in the 816, Affordable Housing, NFL Fan of the Year, Vision Zero: RooTV 11/27/22

RooTV
November 29, 2022

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JbyqQOeX96Q Anchors Deja McKenzie and Marissa Leggio keep us up to date with UMKC and local stories about Vision Zero, NFL fan of the year, Affordable housing, and Networking in the 816. Jackson is in the den with updates about UMKC/local sports...

New UMKC Medical and Dental Facility, Amendment 3, Abortion Law, Britt Reid Sentenced: RooTV 11/12/22

New UMKC Medical and Dental Facility, Amendment 3, Abortion Law, Britt Reid Sentenced: RooTV 11/12/22

RooTV
November 13, 2022

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=42WBDmAHrkI   Anchors Rex Stickney and Marissa Leggio give us updates on a new UMKC medical and dental facility on hospital hill, amendment 3, abortion law, and son of Chiefs head coach sentenced to prison. Jackson is in the den with...

Roos Give Back, Raising Teachers Salaries, Cameras in Classrooms: RooTV 10/31/22

Roos Give Back, Raising Teachers Salaries, Cameras in Classrooms: RooTV 10/31/22

RooTV
November 13, 2022

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3R1PFloTUk0   Anchors Deja McKenzie and Rex Stickney bring us updates about raising teachers salaries, adding cameras into classrooms, and the Roos Give Back program, as well as updates on buried human remains found by a dog. Jackson...

Vehicle break-ins, Interstate Fire, Decriminalizing Homelessness, Age Appropriate Books: RooTV 10/30/22

Vehicle break-ins, Interstate Fire, Decriminalizing Homelessness, Age Appropriate Books: RooTV 10/30/22

RooTV
November 13, 2022

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=djekchUIt1M   Halloween Episode! Anchors Rex Stickney and Marissa Leggio bring us the news with updates about local vehicle break-ins, new laws regarding age appropriate books, a fire that stopped traffic on the interstate, and new decisions...

Campus Band, School Closings, Housing Trust Fund: RooTV 10/20/22

Campus Band, School Closings, Housing Trust Fund: RooTV 10/20/22

RooTV
November 13, 2022

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ZaPuVxtMCo Anchors Rex Stickney and Marissa Leggio give us updates about Permanent School Closings, Housing Trust Fund, Campus Band, and more UMKC and Kansas City news. Jackson is back in the den with updates about UMKC, local, and national...

Contaminated Water, KC Current New Stadium, Starbucks Closing, Community Behavioral Health Clinics: RooTV 10/13/22

Contaminated Water, KC Current New Stadium, Starbucks Closing, Community Behavioral Health Clinics: RooTV 10/13/22

RooTV
November 13, 2022

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJRWr0Y2bkM&t=4s Anchors Rex Stickney and Marissa Leggio give updates about community behavioral health clinics, the new KC Current soccer stadium, Contaminated water in KC, the closing of another Starbucks, and more UMKC and Kansas City...

UMKC Haunted Tour, Troostapalooza, Student Loan Debt: RooTV 10/7/22

UMKC Haunted Tour, Troostapalooza, Student Loan Debt: RooTV 10/7/22

RooTV
November 13, 2022

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5T15ccu_ZnE Anchors Deja McKenzie and Marissa Leggio update us on the UMKC haunted tour on campus, Troostapalooza, Student load debt, and more UMKC and Kansas City news. Josh Cunningham brings the rant this week about the upcoming Super Bowl...

UMKC Family Weekend, Coffee shop accident, and updates on Hispanic Heritage Month: RooTV 9/30/22

UMKC Family Weekend, Coffee shop accident, and updates on Hispanic Heritage Month: RooTV 9/30/22

RooTV
October 4, 2022

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uGkWERIzLsc Anchors Deja McKenzie and Rex Stickney talk about Black-owned businesses, UMKC Family Weekend, Hispanic Heritage month, and a follow-up to the car accident at a local coffee shop, and more UMKC and Kansas City news. Josh...

Week of Welcome Recap and Best Albums of 2022: RooTV 9/5/2022

Week of Welcome Recap and Best Albums of 2022: RooTV 9/5/2022

Roo News
September 6, 2022

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZcK_t5bXZo&t=346s This week on RooTV, Sylvia and Daniel recap UMKC's Week of Welcome and other campus activities. Jackson is back with Into the Den, and Joshua Cunningham returns to share his picks for Best Albums of 2022. You...

Swinney Reopening, Oak Place Demolition, MU President Merger - Roo News August 25th

Swinney Reopening, Oak Place Demolition, MU President Merger – Roo News August 25th

Roo News
August 27, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDGhvJnG1fk&t=154s In this week's edition of Roo News we talk about Swinney Recreation Center's reopening plan, the demolition of the Oak Place Apartments, the merger of the UM Board President and Mizzou Chancellor positions, and the...

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