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UMKC Strikes Deal with Chiefs

Zayin Barnes, Managing Editor
September 15, 2023

The Kansas City Chiefs and UMKC announced an official partnership on Sept 6, the school announced. The collaboration offers growth for student success and recruitment.   The five-year agreement provides leadership, mentorship and career-shadowing opportunities as well as scholarships....

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 Hosts Listening Sessions For Upcoming Oak Street Development Plan

UMKC Hosts Listening Sessions For Upcoming Oak Street Development Plan

Cristian Martinez, Sports Editor
June 28, 2023

Throughout the presentations and questions, UMKC’s Vice Chancellor of Finance and Administration Sean Reeder used one phrase to describe the Oak Street and 51st Street development project.    “A gateway to the campus,” Reeder said.    On June 27, members from...

Sophomore guard Jevin Sullivan dribbling in the paint for a layup attempt.

Men’s Basketball Schedule Released

Gunnar Boughan, Staff Writer
June 6, 2023

  The unofficial schedule for the Kansas City Roos’ men’s basketball 2023 season reveals a slew of key games, with notable opponents like the University of Kansas.    This release comes from UMKC’s Request for Proposal to build a new sports arena across from Whole...

RayQuawndis Mitchell and Shemarri Allen celebrating on the sideline.

Kansas City Leading Scorers Find New Homes

Jackson Ogden, Staff Writer
May 15, 2023

Kansas City’s two top scorers, RayQuawndis Mitchell and Shemarri Allen, will both be in new uniforms next season.   Mitchell announced his entry into the NBA draft earlier this spring while maintaining his eligibility to come back for another season. After withdrawing...

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