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Kansas City healthcare workers receive coronavirus vaccines

As Missouri begins its Phase 1 distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine, healthcare workers are at the top of the list.  Krupa Patel, a respiratory therapist...

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Review: Taylor Swift releases first of re-recorded tracks

Singer Taylor Swift released “Love Story (Taylor’s Version)” on Feb. 12, a re-recording of the 2008 chart-topper that made Swift a household name. After fighting...

Black History Month artist spotlight: Donna Summer

Few trips to the record store are complete without finding stacks of Donna Summer albums on the shelves.  Her colorful and glamorous vinyl sleeves are...

Losing luster: The Golden Globes

The Golden Globes announced their nominations early in February, and the conversation around them was about as pleasant as the discussion around any major...

Black History Month Spotlight: Influential child star Raven-Symoné

Raven-Symoné has been in the entertainment industry since she was two years old, doing ads for major companies like Cool Whip and Ritz Crackers. Finding...

“Judas and the Black Messiah” review: A powerfully brutal reminder of America’s dark history

The story of the Black Panther Party is often-untold part of African American History. Though the Civil Rights Movement often steals the spotlight, the...

Pioneer of jazz fusion Chick Corea dies of cancer at 79

Chick Corea, a legendary jazz musician, composer and keyboardist, died of a rare form of cancer on Feb. 9, 2021, at the age of...
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We need our language arts

In the summer of 2019, I was privileged enough to study abroad in Málaga, Spain, with the Spanish program at UMKC. At first, I...

There’s 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...

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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Roo Report: “If it’s important, say it twice” – Lawrence, Connor, Dylan & Tom discuss the arctic temperature drops & KC curfew lifts

You can find the Roo Report on Spotify and on Anchor.fm In episode 4 of the Roo Report, Lawrence, Connor and Dylan are joined by Tom White to...

Review: Taylor Swift releases first of re-recorded tracks

Singer Taylor Swift released “Love Story (Taylor’s Version)” on Feb. 12, a re-recording of the 2008 chart-topper that made Swift a household name. After fighting...

On the Topic of: Dating

https://anchor.fm/onthetopicofpod In the pilot episode of On the Topic of, Henry and Haley discuss the dos and don'ts of dating in college, first date ideas,...

Black History Month artist spotlight: Donna Summer

Few trips to the record store are complete without finding stacks of Donna Summer albums on the shelves.  Her colorful and glamorous vinyl sleeves are...

Losing luster: The Golden Globes

The Golden Globes announced their nominations early in February, and the conversation around them was about as pleasant as the discussion around any major...

COVID-19 UPDATES

Total coronavirus cases at UMKC: 366

  • February 14, 2021 – Two COVID cases on campus
  • February 11, 2021 – Two COVID cases on campus
  • February 10, 2021 – Two COVID cases on campus
  • February 9, 2021 – Two 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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Losing luster: The Golden Globes

The Golden Globes announced their nominations early in February, and the conversation around them was about as pleasant as the discussion around any major...

Debt forgiveness: The bigger the better

In contemporary America, students take out crippling student loans with the assumption that the prospects afforded by college will solve any future financial woes. That...

A Senate of cowards and extremists

It is often said that history repeats itself, but that saying typically doesn't mean history repeats itself so quickly. Once again, the Senate has...
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