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Will Romney turn Big Bird into ‘Sesame’ chicken?

Governor Mitt Romney pledged to cut funding for PBS during the first presidential debate on Oct. 3, and in the same breath made the...

College ranking studies are flawed and arbitrary

College rankings look enticing in print, but looking deeper into the arbitrary nature of media outlets and website criteria for prioritizing colleges is bleak...

A day in the life of a bartender: reaching the tipping point

The grueling life of a college student is nothing short of stressful. Taking 18 credit hours with almost 40 hours of homework is no...

Two different worlds: Why being bilingual is great

I was lucky enough to be born in a bicultural family, with a 100 percent Mexican father and American mother. I was born and...

Let’s execute plan to aid transgender students

UMKC has been noted as the 5th Most Gay-Friendly campus in the country by Newsweek. However, does this sentiment reach the same positivity for...

‘M’battled :Thoughts on both sides of the UMKC name change debate

Students have until Friday to complete an online name change survey that will influence whether or not UMKC keeps its four letter acronym or...

Letter to the editor: On Meredith Shea’s ‘Obama-Romney video wars’

There are a couple of issues in this piece that I want to address from an economic perspective. I will try to keep these...

UMKC unfriendly to transfer students

As I prepare to graduate from UMKC in December, I can truly state that I have never felt like a true Kangaroo or that...

It’s never too late to live on campus

I have lived both on and off campus over the last four years. Living on campus is one of the best decisions undergraduate students...

Politician or celebrity?

Politicians are everywhere these days, from magazine covers to television shows about their lives. This is problematic when so many people get political information from...

Measure everything: Moving struggles teach simple life lesson

There’s nothing quite like that feeling I get when I see a garage sale sign. There aren’t really words to explain it, but I...

I love my grandparents: Romney’s ‘47 percent’ remarks insult America’s seniors

Mitt Romney’s comments, that the 47 percent of Americans who do not pay federal income taxes are dependent upon government and believe they are...
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