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  • Celebrating United Nations Day

    The UMKC Truman Center hosted guest speaker Sharon Riggle last Friday for a special student session in honor of the United Nations Day Dinner hosted...

  • SGA Hosts Town Hall

    Monday night provided an outlet for students to air their grievances with the Student Government Association.   This “open mic” event began with a student...

  • Access Missouri and UMKC- The Risks and Rewards

    Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced an increase in the maximum amount of money available through Access Missouri to lower and middle income students. The increase...

  • Katie Kelley Shines in Stillwater

    The Roos took second place in the Mizuno Classic this past weekend in Stillwater, Okla. A slow start cost the Roos a 2-3 loss against...

  • UMKC swaps to new mascot, University opts out of legacy marsupial

    In a closed session with the UM System Board of Curators March 25, it was decided that the University of Missouri- Kansas City would be...

  • Best Gay Bar

    1. Missie B’s, 805 W. 39th Street, Kansas City, Mo. 64111 What opened as a piano bar in 1994 quickly became Kansas City’s gay hot...

  • Best Fast Food

    1. Winstead’s, 101 Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd. Winstead’s, a Kansas City original founded in 1940, is known for their steak burgers and old-fashioned soda fountain....

  • Best Place to Grab Food on Campus

    1. Einstein Bros. Bagels, Royall Hall Einstein Bros. is the favorite place to grab a bite to eat on campus. It has a wide variety...

  • Best UMKC Professor

    1. Dr. Kathleen Kilway, chemistry department photo credit: UMKC Department Chair and professor of chemistry Dr. Kathleen Kilway has been with UMKC since 1996 and...

  • Best Park

    1. Jacob L. Loose Park, 5200 Pennsylvania Ave. Stretching nearly 75 acres, Loose Park is the third largest park in Kansas City, containing tennis courts,...