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Kansas is one of the latest statement to ban transgender athletes from participating in sports activities.

Opinion: Kansas Passes a Bill to Ban the Eligibility of Transgender Athletes

Mia Musson, Staff Writer
April 21, 2023

 Kansas will ban the eligibility of transgender athletes in girls’ and women’s sports from kindergarten through college starting July 1.   The bill is discriminatory and unnecessary, as research has shown that the physical differences between cisgender and transgender...

UMKC, Sports

Sports Betting in Kansas Becomes Official, How do UMKC Students Feel?

Jackson Ogden, Writer
September 13, 2022

 Kansas became the newest state to join the fast-growing movement of legalized sports gambling on September 1, 2022.   With access to legalized sports gambling closer to home than ever before, UMKC students are voicing their opinions on the matter.   "I don’t...

Kansas City Roos, Volleyball, Odyssey Warren

Kansas City Roos Fall to Kansas 1-3 After an Impressive First Set

Savannah Moore, Writer
September 11, 2022

  The energy was electric in the Swinney Recreation Center for the home opener as the Roos took on the 19th seed in a rallying match that led to a 3-1 victory over the Roo’s.    Even though the Roos fell short this match, they are the second team to win a set...

Kansas City Roos, Womens Soccer

Kansas City Extends Losing Streak to Four, Loses 0-3 on the Road vs Jayhawks

Lane Mayo, Writer
September 11, 2022

  The Kansas City Roos Women’s soccer team made a short trip out to Lawrence, Kansas to face the Kansas Jayhawks Thursday evening, where they lost by a margin of 0-3.   Kansas City looked uncomfortable on the offensive side of the ball early on, as they were consistently...

OPINION: High Black incarceration rates in Kansas are only part of a nationwide problem

OPINION: High Black incarceration rates in Kansas are only part of a nationwide problem

Yara Salamed
November 9, 2021

A new report released in “Color of Justice: Racial and Ethnic Disparity in State Prisons” revealed that Black Kansas residents are six times more likely to be imprisoned than white residents.  About 1 in 60 Black residents are locked away, in comparison to 1 in 377...

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