Parental oversight of libraries hinders LGBTQ+ youth

Alison Overcash, Reporter

March 25, 2020

In January, Missouri Rep. Ben Baker (R-106th) filed the Parental Oversight of Libraries bill, which would require public libraries to establish parental review boards that would prevent minors from accessing what they determine...

Philanthropy is little more than PR for billionaires

March 4, 2020

If you spent any time on social media over winter break, you probably heard about the Australian brush fires. They have been raging for months, have claimed the lives of 31 people and millions of animals, and more than 27 million...

Socialism’s PR problem is losing its half century stranglehold

Kalie Strain, Editor-in-chief

February 25, 2020

The terms “socialism” and “social democracy” has had a PR problem since the days of the Red Scare during the Cold War. This problem means a lot of people don’t understand what socialism truly is. Social democracy...

Smashing stereotypes on Veteran’s Day

Cynthia Clark, Reporter

December 12, 2019

On Nov. 11, America celebrated Veteran’s Day. As a veteran, life is different and interesting. Being a woman veteran – well, it is even more different. Park University has a variety of women veterans on campus, from retirees...

58th annual Greek festival delicious, delightful

Cynthia Clark, Reporter

December 12, 2019

After two decades spent in the U.S. Navy, I’ve been to a lot of countries and met a lot of people. I have never met a people as proud of their nationality as the Greeks.  The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church at 120th Street...

Stress relief during finals week

Annika Ruskievicz, Reporter

May 8, 2019

Finals week is approaching and the academic year is coming to a close.  Stress and anxiety are two major conflicts that happen during the final weeks of the year. How do you stay stress free? How do you manage the stress you...

Pet Adoption

Annika Ruskievicz, Reporter

May 7, 2019

There is a lot of conflict between adopting a pet and buying from a breeder or puppy mills. Adopting from a shelter is the best thing you could do when looking for a fuzzy family member. There are a lot of shelters in the United...

Cheating scandal robs college students the most

Shelby Adkins, Reporter

May 6, 2019

Given the media attention, most everyone has probably heard about the college admissions scandal that was revealed  last month. In it, 50 people, including 33 parents, were charged with a variety of crimes, including mail fraud...

Dark money and vendettas: a lobbyist’s attempt to change Title IX

Kalie Strain, Editor-in-chief

May 1, 2019

The elections of presidents and senators in our national government are full of drama and action. The drama of national-level politics leaves state congresses firmly in the shadows. Not many people know what is going on in Jefferson...

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