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  • UMKC’s unexplored connection to Black Dahlia murder mystery

    March 1941–Leila Welsh’s mother was still awake when the former beauty queen returned from a date at 1:30 a.m. Mrs. Welsh checked in with Leila...

  • Mental health panel pushes back against stigma

    Mental illnesses are far more common than most people seem to realize, and despite prevalence in our society, they still carry a stigma. The National...

  • KC Comic-Con

    Kansas City frequently hosts a number of conventions throughout the year, each focusing on different themes. Comic-Con took place over the weekend at Bartle Hall...

  • Juice on Troost!

    Many people have negative, preconceived notions about Troost, specifically that coded phrase, “East of Troost.” It’s the unofficial color line of our city’s segregated history....

  • Full STEAM ahead for women’s networking

    Women coming together to network and support each other in their successes is a powerful thing. That’s exactly what happened last Tuesday, thanks to the...

  • Facebook VP inspires business majors, owners

    Local business owners and UMKC students gathered at Bloch Hall this Thursday to hear some words of wisdom from a high-profile speaker: Facebook Vice President...

  • Breakfast shines light on student veterans

    There are currently 420 student veterans and service members enrolled at the university. The Associated Students of University of Missouri (ASUM) hosted a breakfast Wednesday...

  • The Roo Rundown

    BASKETBALL:  WICHITA, Kan. – The UMKC men’s basketball team (0-1) was defeated 109-57 by the No. 7/8 Wichita State Shockers (1-0) in front of a sold-out...

  • UMKC overtime heartbreaker vs Air Force

    UMKC Men’s Soccer saw its season come to an end Saturday afternoon, falling into overtime 2-1 against the Air Force Falcons. The game started as...

  • Indus Formal brings India home

    Students danced the night away during the Indus Formal last Friday evening at The Masquerade Hall. The formal hosted by UMKC Indus, an organization focusing...