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Opinion: In Defense of the Beater Car

Gabby Martinez, Staff Writer
May 6, 2023

  Used car prices continue to rise each year, and college students need to take advantage of the old cars out there just waiting to be saved from the junkyard.    The world’s largest wholesale auto marketplace, Manheim, reported a 4.3% increase in vehicle prices this...

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Meet Asia Givhan: Entrepreneur and UMKC Bloch School Student

Gabby Martinez, Staff Writer
May 5, 2023

  Asia Givhan is an entrepreneur, UMKC Bloch School student and Kansas native. She is the founder and owner of Lotus Ave Cosmetics, a vegan and cruelty-free makeup brand. Recently Givhan accepted an invitation to join UMKC’s E-Scholars program, where she will receive mentorship...

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Album Review: Mike Dean’s “4:23” Takes You to New Realms

Brandon Clark, Staff Writer
May 4, 2023

  Legendary music producer, audio engineer, multi-instrumentalist and musician Mike Dean released his latest electronic synth album, "4:23”.    The album has a total running time of 42 minutes and features 13 tracks, four of which also feature The Weeknd, who has co-executive...

UMKC students practicing their climbing skills at Sequence Climb.

UMKC Students Love Climbing

Catia Montelongo, Staff Writer
May 2, 2023

  UMKC has a climbing club of around 30 members that appreciate the sport’s challenge, openness and liveliness.    Given that the group has grown, junior president and business management major Maggie Schoemehl wants to continue sharing her passion with others.   Schoemehl...

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Taylor Swift’s “The Eras Tour” Countdown to KC

Kenzie Eklund, Lifestyle and Culture Editor, Staff Writer
May 1, 2023

  Taylor Swift’s highly anticipated “The Eras Tour” has been wowing audiences across the nation since it kicked off in February.   Kansas City fans are eagerly awaiting her upcoming performances at the GEHA field at Arrowhead Stadium on July 7 and 8.   The tour,...

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