Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Emily Reid

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Navigating college as a student-parent

Senior Brittany Blockmon had no choice.  Childcare for her daughter had fallen through, and she had no one else to turn to. Blockmon faced the...

Top five neighborhood breweries

If you’ve lived in Kansas City for more than three minutes, you’ve heard of Boulevard Brewing Company. More than five minutes, and you’re familiar...

Student-athlete spotlight: men’s soccer player Mikhail McComie

Deciding which sport to play wasn’t a hard choice for Mikhail McComie, a freshman forward on the Kansas City men's soccer team. His father...

UMKC and MCC partner for student success with “Roomentum” program

UMKC announced last week they will be partnering with Metropolitan Community College (MCC) in a new way to provide an easier education path for...

Q&A with new CAS Dean Dr. Jenny Lundgren

The College of Arts and Sciences is under new leadership this year, as UMKC welcomes Dr. Jenny Lundgren as the college’s interim dean. Lundgren will...

Top 5 happy hours around UMKC

There’s no better or cheaper way to explore Kansas City than through happy hours. Get together with friends, and try new foods and drinks...

Ich Bin Berliner: Studying Abroad in Germany

During the spring 2019 semester, I spent four months in Berlin, Germany, studying politics and journalism.  The experience of studying abroad is hard to write...

Five new restaurants, coffee shops, bars in town

Whether you’re new to Kansas City or have lived here your whole life, everyone needs to try something new. Here are five new bars,...

Councilman Quinton Lucas running for mayor

In his youth, Quinton Lucas was homeless. As a young adult, he graduated from Cornell Law School. When he was 30, he was elected...

Let’s Get Political: AG resigns, Acosta’s accosted, and duck boat captain charged

National: Jeff Sessions, U.S. Attorney General, submitted his resignation Wednesday afternoon. President Trump appointed Matthew Whitaker as his replacement. As Attorney General, Whitaker is now...
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