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New students welcomed with abundance of events

The Office of Student Involvement (OSI) hosted several welcome events over the weekend, including Roo Haul, Roos Give Back, Late Night with the Greeks,...

Ferguson residents deal with aftermath of shooting

Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old African-American male, was fatally shot by Officer Darren Wilson on Aug. 9 in Ferguson, Mo. According to The...

Your ever-present smartphone could start earning its keep

Scoopshot, an app that allows users to sell photos taken with smartphone cameras, is making money for people world-wide. The Finland-based company, established in...

Protest on the Plaza remains peaceful

Citizens gathered at J.C. Nichols Memorial Fountain on Thursday, Aug. 14 to stage a peaceful protest in memory of Michael Brown, a young African-American...

Hospital Hill housing opens to students

The University’s first residence hall on the Hospital Hill campus, a $30.33 million project modeled after Volker Campus’s Oak Place Apartments, recently finished construction...

Non-Profit organizes KC area volunteers

The Call KC is a non-profit organization, established in 2012 by Brent Lager and Brent Lobdell as a response to a shortage of...

theatre review: ‘Lady From the Sea’ a genuine performance

Written in 1888, Henrik Ibsen’s "The Lady From the Sea" is a beautiful play where love, secrets and mental illness are constant struggles witnessed...

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...

German club regains its footing

Club thrives despite prior setbacks German club, a weekly discussion group where students practice and gain exposure to the German language, recently re-established itself as...

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“BE,” is K-pop supergroup BTS’ latest album, and perhaps the best to date to date.  Despite the tracklist being short, with only seven songs and...

Album review: Future and Lil Uzi Vert’s “Pluto x Baby Pluto”

Just months after rapper Lil Uzi Vert released his long-awaited album “Eternal Atake,” he collaborated with fellow rapper Future to put together the album...

UMKC students share advice with peers

As the semester nears to a close, some UMKC students have shared advice and words of encouragement to fellow students during a year that...