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Opinion Unveiling Malcom X: Spike Lee’s Best Film

Troi Buford, Staff Writer
February 13, 2024

  Spike Lee’s “Malcolm X,” starring two-time Oscar winner Denzel Washington, is an incredible film that delves into the life of the remarkable civil rights leader.    The 1992 film follows X as a young man as he enters a life of crime, his incarceration and his...

Mayor Quinton Lucas reaffirms commitment to inclusive housing policies, emphasizing the importance of fair living standards for all residents.

Opinion: Kansas City Makes History with SOI Discrimination Ban

Natalie Adams, Staff Writer
February 9, 2024

  Mayor Quinton Lucas and members of Kansas City’s city council made strides for housing equality on Jan. 25 by passing a groundbreaking ordinance, shielding renters from discrimination based on their source of income.     The Kansas City Council voted 10-3 to put...

The comedian faced backlash from the people in the audience and viewers at home.

Jo Koy’s Golden Globes Host Performance: A Disappointing Setback for Women

Aubrionna Mead, Staff Writer
February 3, 2024

 Intense backlash rose after Jo Koy kicked off the 81st Golden Globes with some tone-deaf host commentary earlier this month.    After a year filled with women’s accomplishments within the media, many were looking forward to seeing the well-deserved recognition that...

A heavy-hearted local reflects on the changing dynamics of their beloved Kansas City.

Opinion: Crown Center’s Unfortunate Turn

Aydan Stigler, Staff Writer
January 30, 2024

  After two groups exchanged gunfire around 5:30 p.m. on the food court level of Kansas City’s Crown Center on Jan. 17, six people were hospitalized for non-life threatening injuries. It is still unknown by authorities as to what sparked the altercation.   This incident...

Exploring the impact of parasocial relationships in the social media age.

Opinion: It’s Not Normal To Know Taylor Swift’s Starbucks Order

Betsie Yeomans, Staff Writer
November 27, 2023

  Unless you’ve stayed inside and haven’t owned a phone in the last three months, you know about the relationship between mega-pop star Taylor Swift and Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce.    The media has been following the case like it’s an Earth-shattering revelation...

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