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23News Feb. 22, 2017

This week on 23News we take a look at the first 2017 MSA presidential debate. We interview the ASUM MU Chapter President about state funding cuts to higher education and then dive in to the safety concerns of Hatch Hall … Read the rest

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Live Blog: MSA Presidential Debate, February 21

Live Blog: MSA Presidential Debate, February 21

By Lauren Petterson and Daniel Perreault

February, 21, 2017

The presidential and vice presidential candidates for the Missouri Students Association are facing off in their first public debate. The three slates are Tori Schafer and Riley de Leon; Nathan Willett and … Read the rest

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23News Feb. 15, 2017

This week on 23News we take a look at Tiger Pantry, an organization at MU that provides food for students who have trouble providing for themselves. We explore both sides of a Planned Parenthood protest then we take a look at … Read the rest

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MU Responds to Travel Ban Targeting Seven Predominantly Muslim Countries

By: Daniel Perreault, 23News Reporter

Trump’s administration is planning on defending his travel ban after a federal appeals court refused to reinstate it, according to The New York Times.

The ban targets seven predominantly Muslim countries: Iraq, Iran, Syria, Read the rest

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First Ward Candidates Bring Different Experiences and Visions for Improving Columbia

By Isabel Lohman and Shoshana Dubnow

Three candidates with ties to MU are running for the First Ward City Council.

Incumbent Clyde Ruffin, MU senior Andrew Hutchinson and administrative assistant for classical studies at MU Pat Kelley, are all running … Read the rest

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MU Holds a Chancellor Open Forum

By Tashfia Parvez, 23News Reporter

Missouri Students Association President Sean Earl and Director of Greater Missouri Higher Education Recruitment Consortium Tim McIntosh led a discussion on student’s expectations from the new chancellor at the Chancellor Open Forum Wednesday, January 25.

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RSVP Center Hosts Event Discussing Modern-Day Stalking

By Daniel Berry, 23News Reporter

In recognition of National Stalking Awareness Month in January, the Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention Center at MU hosted a roundtable discussion on stalking. The discussion centered on modern forms of stalking and resources that Read the rest

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23News Feb. 8, 2017

This week on 23News, we investigate the requirements for applying for a diversity scholarship, examine wait times at the Counseling Center and interview the Missouri Students Association Senate speaker. We also travel to Cafe Berlin after they were vandalized and … Read the rest

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Marjorie McKenzie Celebrates 50 Years of Greetings

by Christiane-Tresor Crawford, Tyler Infinger and Richard Komendanchik

In January 1967, Marjorie McKenzie began her service at MU in what was only a bookstore in the clothing section. She then became a cashier and soon a greeter.

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Coalition of Graduate Workers Holds Rally in Support of International Students

President of Iranian Student Association Omid Kamran-Disfani spoke at the rally about the immigration ban. “I am, more than anything, heartbroken,” he said.

By Ian Nickens, 23News executive

The Coalition of Graduate Workers held a rally Wednesday supporting MU international … Read the rest

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