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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...

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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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Dating in Kansas City – Tinder, Bumble, Hinge, OH MY!

Zoe Strohm, Staff Writer/Graphic Designer
March 23, 2023

  Kansas City is affectionately known as The City of Fountains, Paris of the Plains and Cowtown. What it should be known as is “Where Romance Comes to Die.” Now I might sound a bit cynical and dramatic, but it is true, dating in Kansas City sucks.     For the average...

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Review: “Creed III”

Jonah Rivera, Staff Writer
March 22, 2023

  Recently released film “Creed III” adds a new layer to the ever-growing “Rocky” universe. The film explores guilt and forgiveness. As per usual in this movie franchise, you leave the theater dead set on joining a boxing gym, but also with a lesson or two learned.   Michael...

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