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Kansas City residents speak out against changing street names to honor MLK

Kansas City residents have once again pushed back against efforts to rename streets in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

Operation LeGend ends in Kansas City

Operation LeGend has nearly come to an end in Kansas City following the announcement last Wednesday that almost all federal agents had...

Photo Essay: Trump supporters and anti-Trump protestors meet at Mill Creek Park

Hundreds of people rode through Kansas City on Saturday during a car parade in support of President Trump. Drivers were met by...

Coronavirus Update, Conservatory Students’ Challenges, Dining Hall Safety – RooNews September 15th

https://youtu.be/6-Yk2Sn98Fw In this week's edition of RooNews we give you an update on the state of coronavirus...

The March on Kansas City commemorates the anniversary of MLK’s March on Washington

Hundreds took to the streets of Kansas City on Sept. 4. Dubbed The March on Kansas City, the rally took place in...

Scenes from Art on the Block – A Black Lives Matter Project

Part of the design for the Black Lives Matter street mural at 18th and Vine included incorporating piano keys into the letters....

$50 Million in federal funds extends KC Streetcar to UMKC

The KC Streetcar is officially coming to UMKC. The Federal Transit Administration announced Wednesday it would give $50.8 million...

Students’ thoughts on movie theater reopenings

Nothing beats going to the movies with a couple of friends on a Friday night. Well, except COVID-19, of course.

Black-Owned Businesses Students Can Support

Students can help combat the systemic racism inflicted on the black community by supporting local black-owned businesses.  The past...

School of Biological and Chemical Sciences helps KU Med expand coronavirus testing efforts

UMKC’s School of Biological and Chemical Sciences (SBCS) is helping the University of Kansas Health System expand its coronavirus testing efforts.

How local businesses are adjusting to COVID-19: Fannie’s, STUFF, Queen Sweets, Thou Mayest, Caleb’s

U-News is supporting Kansas City’s local business scene with a weekly column featuring businesses and their responses to COVID-19.

How local business are adjusting to COVID-19: 5B&Co, Messenger, Prairie Point, Mills, KC Soul Sistas

U-News is supporting Kansas City’s local business scene with a weekly column featuring businesses and their responses to COVID-19.
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