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Greek life at UMKC finds ways to continue through coronavirus

As students return to school and COVID-19 numbers on campuses sharply rise, Greek life organizations across the country have come under fire...

First generation Roos detail frustrations with their college experience

The challenges of being a first-generation college student have increased tenfold this year as COVID-19 runs rampant on university campuses. On top...

Students in the UMKC Conservatory work with new learning methods

Most classes are online this semester at UMKC, with professors lecturing via Zoom and screen sharing their PowerPoint slides to students. For...

UMKC unveils new health and safety app, Campus Screen

As UMKC has welcomed back students —some returning from previous years and others incoming freshmen— it has also called them to take...

Student Emergency Fund helps over 100 UMKC students

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic many people have suffered from financial struggles. Students at UMKC have been no exception.

Students in the service industry struggle during COVID-19

Caitlyn Kohake, a first-year master’s student in anesthesia at UMKC, knows first-hand how much chaos COVID-19 can cause, especially for students who...

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.

The new normal for freshmen’s first semester

Long time UMKC students may have fond memories of their first semester on campus. For UMKC’s newest incoming class, a global pandemic...

International students express frustration with government treatment

In late June, the Trump administration announced that it would order international students to transfer or leave the country if their schools...

Students request renaming of Miller Nichols Library

The proposal to rename the Miller Nichols Library has been a rotating debate for years. The death of George Floyd at the...

UMKC reopens for the Fall semester with new COVID-19 measures

After a five-month closure and a host of new changes, UMKC’s fall semester has begun. Albeit with new safety...

Student organizations make online preparations for the fall semester

Student organizations, as much as classes, can be the backbone of many students’ college experience. Some of their best memories come from...
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