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The University of Missouri - Kansas City

UMKC/UMiss-Kansas City Campus News

Zoo welcomes new friends
by The University News
Jan 01, 2010
“Saki monkeys, golden lion tamarinds and blue monkeys climb the trees while small-clawed otters swim below.
The tropics exhibit opened on May 1 at the Kansas City Zoo celebrating the zoo's 100th anniversary. It is located in the only original building, which was built in 1909.”

NIN rocks the stage
by The University News
Jan 01, 2010
“Flashing lights, smoke and hard-core industrial music filled Starlight Theatre last Wednesday night as Nine Inch Nails (NIN) took over the outdoor amphitheater. Hard rock/metal fans were infused with energy as soon as Nine Inch Nails erupted on stage, opening with "Terrible Lie," a longstanding hit from their first album "Pretty Hate Machine".”
Presidential cult Kool-Aid
by The University News
Jan 01, 2010
“Author Gene Healy believes Obama will go down in history as one of the least popular presidents of all time.
"Barack Obama's presidency will most likely be a failed presidency," Healy said. But Healy isn't a staunch conservative paling around with Rush Limbaugh.”

Sign-up for action
by The University News
May 31, 2009
“Do you ever find yourself talking about getting a summer volleyball team together with your co-workers or getting a pool membership, but never get around to it? No more excuses, here is all of the information you need to stay active this summer. We've done the hard part, now you just have to fork over the dough.”
Get fit by kicking bad habits
by The University News
May 31, 2009
“Swimsuit season is upon us and many people make that their excuse for getting fit.
While any excuse to exercise and eat healthy is a good one, there are a few great ways to get started so it becomes a lifestyle rather than a seasonal trend. Chief Instructor 6th Degree Black Belt Renshi Gregg Brown, instructor and nutritionist at Shogun Martial Arts Center, said the key to getting fit and staying fit is diversifying activities.”

Sunny spots in KC: Your summer patio guide
by The University News
May 31, 2009
“McCoy's - Westport
4057 Pennsylvania Ave. (816) 960-0866 Oh McCoy's. The patio sits right on the hustle and bustle corner of Westport Road and Pennsylvania Avenue. It's a very busy corner where you can be entertained by all the different walks of life around Westport.”

A day in the life: Finance Professor
by The University News
May 31, 2009
“Most UMKC professors want you to get a good education. One wants to change your life.
His name is Stephen Pruitt, and he's a professor of Finance at the Henry W. Bloch School of Business and Public Administration. He says his favorite part of the job is face time he gets with students.”

Always dry, but occasionally wet campus
by The University News
Sep 27, 2009
“Attention has recently been drawn to some seemingly contradictory statements in UMKC's alcohol policy.
UMKC is a "dry campus," although there are a few exceptions.
The alcohol policy listed in the student handbook states, "The use or possession of any alcoholic beverage is strictly prohibited on all university property except where appropriate university approval is given, subject to legal requirements.”

Sporting Events
by The University News
Sep 27, 2009
“Men's Golf
Date Event Place Time
9/28-9/29 Kansas Invitational Lawrence, Kan. All Day
Women's Golf
9/28-9/29 Marilyn Smith Sunflower Inv. Manhattan, Kan. All Day
Men's Soccer
9/30 Saint Louis St. Louis, Mo. 7 p.m.
10/3 Western Illinois DSSRF 7 p.”

Intramural football takes off
by The University News
Sep 27, 2009
“UMKC's intramural flag football season took off on Sept. 15 and the playoffs will start on Oct. 6.
The regular season follows a round-robin tournament style of play, where each team plays all other teams once before playoffs.
This season there are 24 teams made up of students from different campus organizations including fraternities, the business school, resident halls and sororities.”

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