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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...

I’m not the ‘media lesbian’: Media portrayals trivialize lesbianism

I am not the first open lesbian to endure a man presuming I can be coaxed into sex, and I will not be the...

Obama-Romney video wars: Mitt Romney makes a valid point about the 47 percent

A video of Mitt Romney stating 47 percent of the country will automatically vote for President Obama, because they are dependent on government aid,...

Legal drinking age not arbitrary

Many undergraduates are in a college setting for several years before they turn 21. This poses problems when going out with friends because of...

51st and Troost: Dangerous intersection for pedestrians and motorists alike

Many students cross the intersection of 51st Street and Troost Avenue on their commutes to campus. This intersection consists of a two-way stop on...
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