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Disney’s “Soul” sparks conversations about how POC are portrayed in films

Disney+ released its hit movie, “Soul,” in December and captured the hearts of millions. “Soul” made many people question the way they’re living their...

Tips for Roos on getting back in the groove for second semester

With a pandemic ravaging the world and financial insecurity abounding due to a huge loss of jobs, many students struggled to put their best...

Review: “Making Art Work,” artistry is entrepreneurship

UMKC professors Nick Petrella, a man of many words, and Andy Heise, a man of few, have joined efforts in creating “Making Art Work,”...

UMKC alumna’s new book should be “Sitting Pretty” on your bookshelf

Kansas City native, UMKC alumna, recent mother, and author are all appropriate terms to describe Rebekah Taussig.  In her debut semi-autobiographical book, "Sitting Pretty: The...

Album review: “While The World Was Burning” by SAINt JHN

Rapper SAINt JHN released his third studio album, “While The World Was Burning,” on Nov. 20. SAINt JHN is best known for his hit single,...

Album Review: “Good News” by Megan Thee Stallion

With her first album, “Good News,” Megan Thee Stallion finishes 2020 with a bang. After four successful mixtapes, Megan finally released her much anticipated...
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Roo News Fall 2020 Blooper Reel

https://youtu.be/s9-bRnuC1Fg That's a wrap on another semester of Roo News. We blew past our one year milestone, continuing to report on the important news from...

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UMKC spring semester basketball preview

Despite other sports having their seasons postponed or cancelled due to concerns over COVID-19, both UMKC men’s and women’s basketball will be played this...

Disney’s “Soul” sparks conversations about how POC are portrayed in films

Disney+ released its hit movie, “Soul,” in December and captured the hearts of millions. “Soul” made many people question the way they’re living their...

No room for middle ground

On Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, I was devastated. I was afraid of what a Trump presidency would mean for many of my friends and...

Tips for Roos on getting back in the groove for second semester

With a pandemic ravaging the world and financial insecurity abounding due to a huge loss of jobs, many students struggled to put their best...

KC Kisaan Rally to raise funds and awareness for farmers’ strike in India

Activist group KC Kisaan Rally is taking to the streets for their third rally tomorrow, raising awareness for the Indian farmers’ strike.  Over 70 people...

COVID-19 UPDATES

Total coronavirus cases at UMKC: 343

  • January 18, 2021 – Three COVID cases on campus
  • January 16, 2021 – Two COVID cases on campus
  • January 15, 2021 – One COVID case on campus
  • January 13, 2021 – Three COVID cases on campus

The four most recent COVID-19 reports from UMKC are listed. The total count begins at August 17th.

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Trump’s despicable attempts at overturning the election

After soon-to-be former President Trump's flimsy campaign and debate performances, it was no surprise he lost the electoral vote 232 to 306. With four...

Opinion: The progressive path takes time

In the post-New Deal era, conservatism and its exemplars were broadly discredited. President Eisenhower even went so far to call people who were still...

Opinion: Kanye West’s presidential run was ridiculous

Rapper Kanye West first announced his plans to run for President this past Independence Day in a tweet. “We must now realize the promise of...
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