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

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

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...

Wesley Hamilton uses his lifes story to bring awareness to mental health in minority communities.

TAASU Celebrates Black History Month With Their Annual Freedom Breakfast

Catia Montelongo and Angelique White, Staff Writers
February 23, 2023

  The African American Students Union (TAASU) and Multicultural Student Affairs (MSA) celebrated Black History Month on Feb. 16 with their annual Freedom Breakfast at the Student Union, including keynote speaker Wesley Hamilton.   TAASU provided a variety of breakfast...

Super Bowl Parade Special - RooTV 2/22/23

Super Bowl Parade Special – RooTV 2/22/23

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...

The African American History & Culture House (AAHCH) is available for students and faculty to hold meetings and access a library of materials.

Black History Month Events

Afnan Hussain, Staff Writer
February 19, 2023

  Black History Month is celebrated through various events both on and off campus during February.    A highly anticipated event is the UMKC Student National Medical Association Black History Month talent show, an event to celebrate Black talent in honor of Black History...

Donna Summers seated on the left and her frequent collaborator Giorgio Morder sitting on the right

Black History Month artist spotlight: Donna Summer

Allison Harris
February 25, 2021

Few trips to the record store are complete without finding stacks of Donna Summer albums on the shelves.  Her colorful and glamorous vinyl sleeves are easy to spot and catch the eye; most record stores typically stock multiple copies of albums like “Bad Girls,” “Once...

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