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UMKC alumni encourage aspiring filmmakers to explore opportunities in Kansas City, emphasizing the ease of making a name for oneself in the supportive local film scene.

UMKC Film Graduates Challenge Hollywood Norms, Find Success in Thriving Kansas City Scene

Manuel Rivera, Staff Writer
November 26, 2023

  UMKC graduates prove that you don’t have to move to the East or West Coast to be successful in film production.    In a panel hosted by Professor Lyn Elliot, graduates Liv Gallo, Estelle Hansen and Emily Kennedy, they provided insight into their film production careers...

Starting this month, electric prices are getting scary

Starting this month, electric prices are getting scary

Alexandrea Erisman, Staff Writer
October 19, 2023

  Residents in Missouri who rely on Evergy as their source of utilities received flyers, brochures and emails over the last few months detailing a new time-based rate plan by Oct. 1.   Associate professor in the School of Science and Engineering, Preetham Goli said, “It's...

A mural of Patrick Mahomes on the side of Ale House.

The Best Places to Catch the Chiefs This Season

Alexandrea Erisman and Adedeji Adebawore
September 15, 2023

Let’s face it, the spot to be on game day is undoubtedly GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium, but we can’t all score a ticket inside.   We scoured the streets to put together a list of spots playing the game and serving up their specials wherever the team is. Whether it’s...

UMKC is in the process of introducing a new facility for the Athletics Department.

New Arena, New Roos?

Cristian Martinez, Sports Editor
August 24, 2023

  UMKC is in the early stages of hosting one of the largest projects in Volker campus history with the Oak Street Development project, which includes the school's very own arena.   On May 15, the university released a Request For Proposals (RFP) that introduced the plan...

UMKC Swinney Recreation would no longer host the Kansas City Roos if the new arena is built.

Local Businesses in Jeopardy of Leaving; An In-depth Look at the Request For Proposal of the UMKC Arena

Cristian Martinez, Sports Editor
June 27, 2023

On May 15, UMKC issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a new athletics arena, which includes potential plans for over five acres of land on Oak Street and 51st Street.   In the RFP, the university details how the construction of a new arena is part of the “2021 Master...

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