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Michele Xibilia standing with her teammates during practice.

Tennis Feature Story: Michela Xibilia

Kenzie Eklund, Lifestyle and Culture Editor
March 30, 2023

Fifth-year UMKC senior, Michela Xibilia, never thought she’d find herself playing tennis at the collegiate level here in the United States.    Her love for the sport began when she was just five years old. Her dad, Michele, was part of a tennis club in her home country...

Column: Kansas City Womens Basketball Season-In-Review

Column: Kansas City Women’s Basketball Season-In-Review

Lane Mayo, Staff Writer
March 29, 2023

The tumultuous tale of the 2022-2023 Kansas City Roos women's basketball season can only be properly defined as a roller coaster. A chaotic, treacherous, yet enthralling ride the program has never, and hopefully will never have to endure again (in most instances).   Regular...

RayQuawndis Mitchell played a key role in the Roos offense in 2022-2023.

RayQuawndis Mitchell Declares for NBA Draft

Cristian Martinez, Sports Editor
March 28, 2023

  Graduate guard RayQuawndis Mitchell officially declared for the 2023 NBA Draft.    In a statement he made on social media on March 27, Mitchell announced that he would also maintain his college eligibility. Prior to his decision, he did not sign an agent, which means...

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It’s Spring Break for UMKC

Gabriel Flynn, Staff Writer
March 27, 2023

  After working through another tough semester many students are looking forward to a break or at least a chance to finally collect themselves.    Kayla Wiltfong, a graduate student in the creative writing master’s program, planned a trip to Baltimore to have fun with...

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Season 27 of “The Bachelor” is Almost Over and This is How it Will End…I Think.

Aurora Wilson , Staff Writer
March 26, 2023

  If you have been following season 27 of "The Bachelor", it is no secret that Zach Shallcross has made some questionable decisions during his time as the Bachelor.    From sending home women who bring up concerns in the name of avoiding drama to doing rose ceremonies...

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