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Opinion: Elementary schools should teach antiracism

The Black Lives Matter movement ignited a flame across the country that quickly evolved into an inferno of outcries and protests comparable to the...

Opinion: Chaos in Cleveland

Looking back over the first presidential debate of the 2020 election is a dizzying affair. It was a 90-minute event that felt both never-ending...

Opinion: When there is no justice, there will be no peace.

On Wednesday, Sept. 23, an emergency action protest began at the Kansas City Police Department Headquarters for Breonna Taylor. News had come that morning...

Opinion: Appointing RBG’s successor: should it wait until after the election?

Following the death of Justice Antonin Scalia in 2016, Republicans within the Senate, most notably Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell, refused to hold hearings for...

How Art Archives the Revolution

In April of this year, right before the end of the spring semester, I submitted a piece to UNews about archiving the year. I...

Opinion: The frustrating cycle for young voters

Every election cycle, I hear the same thing from people my age. They complain about not wanting to vote for someone who doesn’t represent...

Opinion: Cancel Culture forces tough conversations, but not much else

Ah, cancel culture. It seems like everyone has been talking about it lately, from arts and culture to politics. Many claim that cancel culture...

How “I Can’t Breathe” Illuminates White Privilege

“I can’t breathe,” my white acquaintance told me from under her plastic face shield, “in a mask.” I, a white woman, was on campus for...

BLM protests and UMKC’s response: enough for students?

While students were away this summer, there was a resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement after the death of George Floyd by police...

Opinion: From the Senate to the Supreme Court, our government needs institutional change

Right now, the 2020 election and the coronavirus are prompting a lot of discussion of the cultural and economic problems in the U.S. Sadly,...

Opinion: How COVID-19 highlights conservatives’ outdated views on economics

“Government is not the solution. Government is the problem.”                      This quote from President Ronald...

Op-ed: The American spirit is sick

“Listen to me. If we break quarantine, we could all die.” These lines are spoken by Ellen Ripley in the film “Alien” after a fellow...
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Album Review: “Good News” by Megan Thee Stallion

With her first album, “Good News,” Megan Thee Stallion finishes 2020 with a bang. After four successful mixtapes, Megan finally released her much anticipated...

Chiefs leave Vegas with high-stakes victory over Raiders

The Chiefs pulled off a game-winning drive at the end of the 4th quarter on Sunday night to secure a much-needed 35-31 victory over...

Canadian artist Petal Supply shines on “You’re So Pretty,” upcoming EP “Hey” is sure to dazzle

Out of an international network of young adults on the internet bursts a bright and explosive new sound — and Canadian producer-songwriter Petal Supply...

Opinion: Kanye West’s presidential run was ridiculous

Rapper Kanye West first announced his plans to run for President this past Independence Day in a tweet. “We must now realize the promise of...