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Opinion: What does human trafficking look like in Kansas City?

Picture in your mind our city—all of it—the highways, parks, diverse neighborhoods, schools and businesses from Lees Summit to Olathe, KCK to the West...

Op-ed: Snoop Dogg’s hypocrisy on women

Snoop Dogg, adorned in a University of Kansas basketball jersey and a pair of sunglasses, shouts at the DJ to “gimme somethin’ for the...

Op-ed: We have to do better in addressing systemic racism

In 1990, New York City police officers harassed and coerced Kevin Richardson, Antron McCray, Raymond Santana, Yusef Salaam and Korey Wise—all black and brown...

Republicans are leading Missouri towards a budget crisis, and there’s little they can do to stop it

As talks begin over funding Missouri’s numerous government agencies, expect the same false dichotomy that surfaces every legislative session to rear its head once...

Opinion | Where credit is due: Justice Horn

Who is Justice Horn?Horn, a recent transfer student to UMKC from Northern State University in South Dakota, has quickly made a name for himself...

Should Chancellor Agrawal resign?

“As far as I’m concerned, he should go,” stated Missouri State Sen. David Sater. Sen. Sater, along with fellow Republican lawmaker Rep. Justin Hill,...

Letter to the Editor from protester Alexis Dabu

Letters to the editor, whether submitted electronically or by mail, should be 350 words or less and must include writer’s phone number for verification....

Opinion: People on the autism spectrum deserve respect, visibility

April is recognized as National Autism Awareness Month. The purpose of this month is to raise awareness, inclusion and acceptance of autism and people...

The Gift of Uncertainty

Face it. You’ve got no idea where you’re headed.​If you are an individual lucky enough to already have the path of your life cut...

Opinion: Give women in sports the recognition they deserve

Women are being highlighted for women’s history month. These are women who have impacted history by overcoming sexism to achieve their goals. Yet, there is...

Letter to the editor

Dear Mr. Danley, I wanted to write you regarding the movie review of “The Green Book” by Mason Dredge. I think it is easy to see...

Opinion: UMKC’s image and lack of vital institutional control

UMKC has been rocked by scandal lately. In the 2018-19 academic year alone, lawsuits have been brought against the medical school, dental school and...
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