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UMKC students share advice with peers

As the semester nears to a close, some UMKC students have shared advice and words of encouragement to fellow students during a year that...

Arts & Entertainment

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...

Canadian artist Petal Supply shines on “You’re So Pretty,” upcoming EP “Hey” is sure to dazzle

Out of an international network of young adults on the internet bursts a bright and explosive new sound — and Canadian producer-songwriter Petal Supply...

Album review: BTS’ “BE” is a creative take on pandemic life

“BE,” is K-pop supergroup BTS’ latest album, and perhaps the best to date to date.  Despite the tracklist being short, with only seven songs and...

Album review: Future and Lil Uzi Vert’s “Pluto x Baby Pluto”

Just months after rapper Lil Uzi Vert released his long-awaited album “Eternal Atake,” he collaborated with fellow rapper Future to put together the album...

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

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...

Film review: “The Boys in the Band”

Directed by Joe Mantello, the Netflix adaptation of Broadway favorite “The Boys in the Band” is now on Netflix. The original play, written by...

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Chiefs leave Vegas with high-stakes victory over Raiders

The Chiefs pulled off a game-winning drive at the end of the 4th quarter on Sunday night to secure a much-needed 35-31 victory over...

Chiefs Use Offense in Nail-Biting Win Over Panthers

Kansas City overcame a slow start to hang on to a 33-31 win over Carolina heading into their week 10 bye. The Chiefs’ ceiling is...

Mahomes shines in Chiefs’ comfortable victory over Jets

Kansas City exposed the lowly Jets’ defense with the ultimate weapon of Patrick Mahomes’ arm in a 35-9 blowout victory over New York. After the...

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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...

Chiefs leave Vegas with high-stakes victory over Raiders

The Chiefs pulled off a game-winning drive at the end of the 4th quarter on Sunday night to secure a much-needed 35-31 victory over...

Canadian artist Petal Supply shines on “You’re So Pretty,” upcoming EP “Hey” is sure to dazzle

Out of an international network of young adults on the internet bursts a bright and explosive new sound — and Canadian producer-songwriter Petal Supply...

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...

Album review: BTS’ “BE” is a creative take on pandemic life

“BE,” is K-pop supergroup BTS’ latest album, and perhaps the best to date to date.  Despite the tracklist being short, with only seven songs and...

COVID-19 UPDATES

Total coronavirus cases at UMKC: 263

  • November 24, 2020 – One COVID case on campus
  • November 23, 2020 – One COVID case on campus
  • November 22, 2020 – Four COVID cases on campus
  • November 21, 2020 – One COVID case on campus

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

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Goblin man; not a baby duck anymore – The Pouch E1

The Pouch College students share laughs together discussing life in the roaring 20's.

The First Presidential Debate: Intersecting Lines

https://anchor.fm/intersectinglines/embed Intersecting Lines is a podcast that explores topics through the lens of intersectionality. While many view issues as separated from each other, we look...

Roo Report – Epidemiology professor Renee Semarge discusses Coronavirus outbreak

https://soundcloud.com/user-346765701/the-roo-report-se3-ep1 For this week’s episode, we will be discussing the Coronavirus which now has over 67,000 confirmed cases internationally according to BNO News, with a...

Roo Report – Investigative reporter for The Kansas City Star and Pulitzer Prize finalist Laura Bauer talks about her work as a journalist

https://soundcloud.com/horatio-swavay-the-vi/roo-report-s2e9 In this episode, the Roo Report is joined by Laura Bauer. Laura has been with The Kansas City Star for 15 years as an...

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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...

Opinion: Stop waiting until the last minute to have important conversations

On Election Day and the four days before the announcement of the new President-Elect Joe Biden and his counterpart Kamala Harris, social media was...

Dear white women, our kindness is worthless

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...
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