Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Stephanie Klein

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USCIS fails to disclose, comment on new policy denying continued life-saving medical treatment to legal residents

The United States Congress is reconsidering a new, sudden USCIS (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services) policy to refuse hospitality to legal residents needing medical...

UMKC gave construction workers access to freshman dorms after students moved in

When 18-year-old Macalah Pederson arrived at UMKC on Aug. 12 to move into her dorm, the Oak Street Building was almost empty. The rest of...

These three apps can make a difference for potential victims of sexual assault

Victims of sexual assault are not responsible for violence when it occurs. It’s also not their job to prevent it from happening. But if...

UMKC climate scientists break down city’s promise of carbon-free electricity

A recent press release raised questions about how much the Kansas City Council knows about renewable energy—even though the city promises to deliver big...

UMKC Fiesta brings students, communities together

The Student Union pulsed with music during Fiesta, a Latinx cultural celebration hosted by the university’s student organizations and Spanish department.  Colorful decorations, like...

How two students are lowering the cost of college loans

Two Harvard Business School students may have just cracked the code to lower student loan rates. In an economy where 20 percent of millennials...

Voters undecided as two KC mayoral candidates tied for lead in first poll

The eleven Kansas City mayoral candidates face a largely undecided electorate, according to the first independent poll released last week. Councilwoman Jolie Justus and lawyer...

The real danger behind arming teachers

I used to teach English to middle schoolers. Once a month, my eighth graders and I spent an hour in “active shooter” drills. We crouched in a huddle...

Be curious and fearless when job hunting – Glassdoor releases “Top 50 Jobs of 2019”

Looking for an edge in the post-commencement job search? Glassdoor’s list of top jobs in 2019 is out and contains useful insights for college...
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