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Isabella Paxton

News Reporter

Isabella is a student reporter in the KBIA Newsroom

  • This is the season finale of The Check-In! Guest hosts Isabella Paxton and Hannah France discuss graduation and entering new phases of life.
  • Around 100 people rallied outside the Missouri State Capitol on Tuesday in response to Senate Republicans attempting to block funding for Medicaid expansion - the Expansion was approved by Missouri voters last year. People shared stories about how a lack of access to affordable health care and fear of going into medical debt has cost Missourians their jobs, their health, and even their lives.
  • Around 100 people rallied outside the Missouri State Capitol on Tuesday in response to Senate Republicans attempting to block funding for Medicaid expansion. The expansion was approved by Missouri voters last year. People shared stories about how a lack of access to affordable health care and fear of going into medical debt has cost Missourians their jobs, their health, and even their lives.
  • On April 19, over 100 MU students stood outside Jesse Hall to protest the alleged plans to fire some or all staff members of the university’s social justice centers.
  • On Monday, more than 100 MU students stood outside Jesse Hall and protested alleged plans to shakeup staff at the university’s social justice centers.
  • We’re just coming off of one of the most tumultuous presidential election seasons in history - and you might be taking a rest from the political season. But in reality, politics doesn’t stop - what happens in our nation’s capital and in our state capitol in Jefferson City - affects our lives all throughout the year.
  • We are coming out of one of the most tumultuous elections in recent memory, so it's understandable that you might want to take a rest from keeping up with politics. But the reality of politics doesn't stop — whether in Washington D.C. or Jefferson City — and the decisions made in both places affect our lives throughout the year.
  • In the past year, times have been hard. We’ve all devoted a lot of our energy to staying safe and meeting basic needs. The abnormal has become normal as we are forced to adjust to the constant change of regulations and safety recommendations.
  • Parents have been working overtime since the start of the pandemic. Many even took on the additional job of teacher when their children’s schools went online. But when it became clear that quarantine was going to last for a lot longer than two weeks, parents suddenly had to learn how to balance their new tasks long-term.
  • As we've covered before on The Check-In, times have been hard over the past year. Many of us have suffered from financial hardship and social isolation in some form or another. We have also done our part to stay mentally healthy - and for that, it’s important to have fun.