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Opinion: Texas abortion law threatens rights of women everywhere

Opinion: Texas abortion law threatens rights of women everywhere

Zackary Zeller
September 14, 2021

Overnight on Sept. 1, Texas passed the most restrictive abortion law in the nation, effectively giving the middle finger to the precedent of the landmark Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade. The law, which was passed in May and went into effect last Wednesday, says that any pregnancy...

Several players from the Kansas City Womens soccer team cheering and hugging one another on the soccer field.

UMKC’s women’s soccer has crucial win against South Dakota.

Cyrus Moffett
February 22, 2021

The Roos put in a wonderful effort against a formidable South Dakota team on Friday. Taking advantage of a late penalty kick, the Roos won the contest 3-2. In the first half, UMKC only had three shots on goal. However, one of those shots ended up in the back of South Dakota’s...

Students allege unsafe work environment and potential negligent behavior in theatre department

Students allege unsafe work environment and potential negligent behavior in theatre department

Henry Gamber
December 11, 2020

Reports from students within UMKC’s Theatre Department describe a pattern of unsafe work conditions during stage productions. These conditions have caused falls, concussions, and shattered props. Students claim there are safety issues within the department. Michelle Lawson,...

Display in Miller Nichols Library that is celebrating 100 years of womens sufferage

“Raising Your Voice, Casting Your Vote”: University Libraries celebrates 100 years of women’s suffrage

Kate Beilsmith
November 16, 2020

In celebration of a century of women’s suffrage, University Libraries has presented a virtual display that highlights the role of music in the fight for the female vote. “Raising Your Voice, Casting Your Vote: Music of Suffrage” features suffragette albums, bands and...

Stacy Abrams at a campaign rally for Georgia Senate

Dear white women, our kindness is worthless

Kayla Wiltfong
November 9, 2020

On Saturday, Nov. 7, an arduous election cycle came to an end, resulting in President-elect Joseph R. Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. In the time since polls closed on Tuesday, voters were on edge, commiserating on Twitter about vote counts. On Friday, Nov. 6,...

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