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Columbia Police Department is investigating four armed robberies

By Aviva Okeson-Haberman, 23News Interactive Director Columbia Police Department is investigating four armed robberies that occurred within a twenty-four hour span Tuesday. According to a press release by CPD, investigators believe that the suspects are targeting college-aged males. The first robbery took place in the alley behind Gunter Hans Restaurant. Two suspects, one carrying a […]

Columbia residents protest police killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile

Columbia residents protest police killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile

By Lauren Petterson, MUTV Social Media Director The killing of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile by police officers in Louisiana and Minnesota sparked public demonstrations in cities across the United States, including Columbia, Mo. Protesters walked through the University of Missouri campus and Columbia downtown area chanting “hey, hey, ho, ho, these racist cops have got […]

Five things to know before Summer Welcome

By Shade Bullock, 23News Reporter  Summer is a time for relaxation, fun with friends, part-time jobs and —for some of us— preparation for college. There is so much to do in just three short months. From dorm room shopping to figuring out meal plans and stressing over parking passes, the summer before your freshman year of […]

Committee proposes rules for protests, guidelines for administration to regulate them

By Tess Vrbin, 23News Reporter A policy for the use and regulation of public spaces on MU’s campus was proposed by the Ad Hoc Joint Committee on Protests, Public Spaces, Free Speech and the Press, interim Chancellor Hank Foley announced Thursday via email. The Committee was created in January in light of campus unrest and […]

Gary Myers will step down as dean of Law School in August

By Aviva Okeson-Haberman, 23News Interactive Director Gary Myers announced his resignation in an email to law school faculty, staff and students on May 27. Myers will step down from his position August 14. Senior Associate Provost and Associate Professor Emeritus of Law Kenneth Dean will serve as the interim dean while a search is conducted […]

Declining student enrollment and the subsequent budget shortfall will impact students

Declining student enrollment and the subsequent budget shortfall will impact students

By Brandon Buscher, 23News Reporter Corrected 7/19/2016: An earlier version of this article stated that an additional full-time counselor would not be hired due to the budget cuts. It is true that plans to hire an additional counselor by using a portion of the activity fee were scraped. However, the Counseling Center has recently hired […]

69 students inducted at the 89th annual Tap Day

By Brandon Buscher, 23News Reporter Former University of Missouri head football coach Gary Pinkel was inducted into Q.E.B.H. April 22, as part of the 89th annual Tap Day ceremony held at MU. Q.E.B.H. was one of the six secret societies that inducted 69 students, in addition to multiple staff and faculty members who were also […]

23News- April 27, 2016

On this week’s episode of 23News we explain the impact of budget cuts and take a look at tap day.

23News- April 20, 2016

This week on 23News, graduate students vote to unionize and the College of Arts and Science adds a new diversity course requirement.

TIGER program allows students to grieve loss of pet

TIGER program allows students to grieve loss of pet

By Tana Kelley Together In Grief, Easing Recovery or TIGER is a new program at MU that helps students and community members deal with grief associated with the death of a companion animal. It originally started in 2000 but in 2012 Francesca Tocco, the grief pet counselor, was hired and she helped build the program. […]