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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 Report: “Unconstitutional to Who” – Lawrence, Connor and Dylan talk marijuana legalization and Trump’s failed impeachment

Roo News
February 19, 2021

You can find the Roo Report on Spotify and on In the episode of the Roo Report, Lawrence, Connor and Dylan discuss the new marijuana dispensary located on Troost, From the Earth. The guys also talk about Donald Trump and his failed impeachment trials. 

Senator Josh Hawley pinching a face mask slightly away from his nose and mouth with his eyebrows raised

A Senate of cowards and extremists

Brenden Hill
February 16, 2021

It is often said that history repeats itself, but that saying typically doesn't mean history repeats itself so quickly. Once again, the Senate has failed to punish a dangerous man whose fascistic plan to break American democracy was only thwarted by his laziness and ineptitude.  This...

Former President Donald Trump with logos of various social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Reddit, Twitch, Pinterest, Tik Tok, and Shopify.

Who’s Moderating Who?

Caleb Robbins
February 4, 2021

Earlier this month Facebook, Twitter, Google-owned YouTube, and Amazon-owned Twitch banned former U.S. President Donald Trump either permanently or indefinitely following his comments on the U.S. Capitol riots.  Shortly after, conservative social media app Parler was...

The backs of numerous young people and a sign in the middle of the crowd of people stating Black Trans Life is Sacred

Trump administration’s final acts target LGBTQ+ Americans

Allison Harris
February 2, 2021

In the final few weeks of his presidency, Donald Trump’s administration made several measures affecting how public institutions treat LGBTQ+ persons.  Just days before President Joe Biden’s inauguration, the Department of Health and Human Services issued a rule that...

One individual standing in the middle of a road that forks into two going into opposite directions. There are arrows pointing to the two dividing roads and the roads seem to be in the middle of a desert.

There’s no room for middle ground

Kayla Wiltfong
January 18, 2021

On Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, I was devastated. I was afraid of what a Trump presidency would mean for many of my friends and fellow students. I remember calling my friend Anna, who was a freshman at KU at the time, and crying together. I stayed at my parents’ house that night...

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