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  • Volker Campus Subject to Crimes of Opportunity

    A UMKC professor says Volker Campus is a safe haven from the violent crime that plagues the Kansas City Metro Area.   In 2015 Kansas...

  • Rockhurst Hosts Poet Rodney Jones

    Rockhurst University welcomed author and poet Rodney Jones to their campus last Thursday.   During the Midwest Poets Series, Jones read several of his older...

  • “And Justice for Some” Parallels Today’s Racial Environment

    The Coterie production of “And Justice for Some: The Freedom Trial of Anthony Burns” starkly reminded me that history, if ignored, repeats itself.   The...

  • Promoting Stalking Awareness

    The Violence Prevention and Response Project hosted an information table at the Miller Nichols Library that focused on stalking awareness last month. The table provided...

  • Debate Team to Compete in Austin

    The UMKC Debate Team is 30-2 and faces a shot at Nationals. According to Head Debate Coach Matt Vega, the team has made it happen...

  • UMKC Alumnus Brings Pro Team to KC

    Good news, Kansas City basketball fans! For the first time in nearly 20 years, KC will be the home of a professional basketball team. Beginning...

  • Artists Host Show in Jazz District

    This past Friday was the first Music + Poetry + Art event of 2016. The night showcased an eclectic grouping of local artists, musicians, and...

  • “Diary” Comes to Life

    The Kansas City Repertory Theatre’s production of The Diary of Anne Frank is a tear-jerking, eye-opening rendition of the horrors of the Holocaust from the...

  • Tips for Voters

    As a democracy, voting gives us the most power to control who holds office in our government. While it isn’t guaranteed that casting your vote...

  • A Milestone for the LGBTQIA Community

    The Kansas City Anti-Violence Project (KCAVP) will be opening its doors as the first and only domestic violence and sexual assault shelter that is LGBTQIA...