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Opinion: It’s time for UMKC to mandate masks or vaccinations

Opinion: It’s time for UMKC to mandate masks or vaccinations

Lawrence Brooks IV
February 17, 2022

UMKC is off to a dreadful start of the semester when it comes to containing the highly transmissible Omicron variant.  The World Health Organization first received reports of Omicron in South Africa in Nov. 2021, and it arrived in America on approximately Dec. 1. Since...

Missouri Attorney General seeks to end school mask mandates

Missouri Attorney General seeks to end school mask mandates

Leah Taylor
September 6, 2021

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt filed a lawsuit against Columbia Public Schools on Aug. 24 seeking to end the school district’s mask mandate, calling the mandate “arbitrary and capricious.”  The lawsuit, which Schmitt filed in Boone County’s 13th Circuit...

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