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Student organization “Zoom bombed,” HEI mini-grants, coronavirus update – Roo News October 20th

https://youtu.be/WJHER6GvaxI In this week's special all Mandarin edition of Roo News, the UMKC College Democrats "Zoom bombed"...

UMKC freshman reaches 1,000 subscribers on YouTube

Freshman Kaity Smith recently reached 1,000 subscribers on YouTube — a major feat for the quickly rising influencer, who started her channel...

UMKC students face financial difficulties and frustration with FAFSA

Midterms are in full swing and the semester is picking up fast. While students are focusing on courses and their wellbeing, another...

UMKC students help raise money for undocumented and DACA students

The Greater Kansas City Hispanic Development Fund (HDFKC) program is working to help Hispanic students from local communities deal with the financial...

UMKC hosts final panel on systemic racism

UMKC held its sixth and final panel in the “Critical Conversations” series last Wednesday. The Roos Advocate for Community Change Committee created...

24 new coronavirus cases at UMKC bring total past 100

UMKC has reported 24 new on-campus coronavirus cases for the week of Sept. 27. This brings the total number of cases to...

UMKC creates new business scholarship for Hispanic students

The Henry W. Bloch School of Management has teamed up with the Greater Kansas City Hispanic Development Fund (HDFKC) to form a...

Fourteen new coronavirus cases at UMKC over past week, US death toll past 200,000

UMKC has reported 14 new on-campus coronavirus cases for the week of Sept. 20. This brings the total number of on-campus cases...

UMKC alumna publishes first book about the secrets of Kansas City

An alumna from UMKC’s Creative Writing MFA program, Anna Kniggendorf, has recently published a book about the more hidden parts of Kansas...

UMKC students prevent coronavirus spread in dorms

Dorms are a special place for freshmen coming into a new environment. They’re a place of many firsts: first college dorm, first...

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Netflix docuseries “Deaf U” review and interview with Kansan cast member Renate Rose

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Union Station to host Holocaust exhibit this summer

An Auschwitz exhibit is coming to Union Station Kansas City this June, and local Holocaust survivor Judy Jacobs urges all to see...