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Opinion: The case for social distancing

To unite as a country by distancing ourselves from each other seems paradoxical, but that’s exactly what we must do amidst the coronavirus pandemic. Obviously,...

Opinion: Why should you care about the SGA?

The SGA elections start on March 16, and probably no one cares. If we look at the voting figures for the last SGA election,...

Opinion: How Elizabeth Warren reclaimed every attack, and still lost

Unelectable. Unlikeable. Strident, shrieking, off-putting. A snake and a traitor. And my personal favorite, an impolite, arrogant woman. All used to describe Elizabeth Warren. On...

Opinion: Super Tuesday results show Warren is killing the progressive movement

The power of the Democratic Party’s centrist consolidation was on full display last night. Joe Biden, whose candidacy was seemingly left for dead following...

Debate mess proves changes are needed

Arguing can be messy. Most people probably argue with their family or friends, but few of these arguments wind up on national television. The common...

The concern with company consolidation

The American economy today is a land of giants. These giants aren't the great creatures of fantasy; rather, they are the companies that exist...

Bloomberg shouldn’t be running

Running for president of the U.S. is commonly seen as a process that is both burdensome and taxing on all who are involved. It...

Iowa caucus debacle shows we need election reform

Caucusgoers hold up their first votes as they are counted on the Drake University campus in Des Moines. (Gene J. Puskar/AP) Picture turning on the...

Impeachment: What’s the point?

One of the first things taught in any U.S. government class is the separation of powers. It is a foundational principle of the American...

Opinion: Does being an ally mean calling out your family at this holiday season?

Darius Stewart and Ciara Pate The holiday season wouldn’t be complete without having to endure a sexist joke from your uncle or a racist remark...

From a Roo to a Joey: Encouragement and advice from an upperclassman

Dear Reader, I’m due to get out of here in December, and boy has it been a long road. I remember the first day of...

Opinion: Do opposites really attract when it comes to politics?

In the past, my deal breakers when it came to dating would be traits such as anger issues or addiction problems. However, with our...
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UMKC students voice mixed opinions on shift to online-only classes

UMKC Chancellor Mauli Agrawal announced on Nov. 18 that most of the remaining in-person classes will move online for the rest of the semester....

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...