MU to require all freshmen to undergo diversity training

The online program begins in January for all incoming freshmen

It eventually will become mandatory for all faculty, staff and other students

The announcement comes after a weekend incident in which racial slurs were shouted at members of a black student group

Live updates from ALDS Game 1: Royals vs. Astros

Follow along on your desktop or mobile device during Thursday night’s Royals-Astros ALDS Game 1 at Kauffman Stadium for live stats and updates from Andy McCullough, The Star’s Royals beat reporter, and other Star sportswriters, photographers and editors. First pitch is set for 6:37 p.m. on Fox Sports 1.

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In Depth

Haskell: Survival of an American Indian college

Haskell Indian Nations University has a rich history reflecting the arduous journey of the students’ ancestors

School pride exists on a level far deeper than mascots and pompoms

It’s what has driven generations of students, faculty, alums and university leaders to push on

As the Royals get ready to open the playoffs, relive their season-long run from an opening day victory to a champagne celebration after clinching their first division title in 30 years. (October 2015 Narration by Blair Kerkhoff, produced by Monty Davis)