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MSA president-elect steps down, Payton Head steps in as interim president

By Danielle Katz, Daniel Konstantinovic, Aviva Okeson-Haberman, Lauren Petterson, Nina Ruhe and Ariel Sierra In a matter of a few hours on Wednesday evening, the Missouri Students Association experienced multiple inaugurations and resignations. After heavy deliberation, an emotional Haden Gomez addressed the MSA Senate to announce he would be resigning from his position as president-elect […]

Interim Chancellor Foley announces Melissa Click will keep job in light of assault charge

    In a press conference Monday, Interim Chancellor Hank Foley announced that Assistant Professor Melissa Click will keep her job, saying “we must allow due process to play out.” Click was charged with assault and is currently teaching from home. She will remain an MU faculty member until a decision is made as to whether […]

23News – December 9, 2015

We recap the semester’s events and give you tips to survive finals weeks. All that and more on this week’s broadcast of 23News!

23News – November 18, 2015

An Inclusivity March through campus promotes social justice issues, students learn to tango and we give you the latest on the Presidential campaigns. All that and more on this week’s broadcast of 23News.

23News – November 12, 2015

This week on 23News we have the latest on Chancellor Loftin’s resignation and MU’s new Interim Chancellor, 23News discusses the interactions between student protestors and members of the media and we give an update on demonstrations led by Concerned Student 1950. All that and more on this week’s broadcast of 23News.

Two MU Faculty Members Apologize for Interactions With Media During ‘Concerned Student 1950’ Demonstration

By Lauren Petterson   Two MU faculty members who were seen in a viral video confronting a reporter have now apologized for their actions. Melissa Click has resigned from her affiliations with the MU School of Journalism and the Chancellor’s Student Publications Committee. Janna Basler has been put on administrative leave and has been relieved of her duties as […]

Hank Foley Set to Replace R. Bowen Loftin as MU Interim Chancellor

                      By Daniel Konstantinovic, Haley Broughton and Lauren Petterson University of Missouri Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin resigned on Monday, Nov. 9, following protests and requests from several Deans and faculty members for his removal. A few hours after Loftin’s resignation, it was announced that Hank […]

MUTV Special Report – November 9, 2015

After weeks of protests, UM System President Tim Wolfe resigned and Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin announced that he will step down effective Jan. 1.  Our student reporters were able to capture the inside story. Check out the special report on MUTV.    

‘Concerned Student 1950’ Holds Press Conference in Response to UM President’s Resignation

Haley Broughton, 23News Staff Writer The 11 original members of Concerned Student 1950 held a press conference at Traditions Plaza on Monday afternoon, Nov. 9. Jonathan Butler, who has been hunger striking since Nov. 2, was present and answered a few questions from the press. Before the question-and-answer session, Concerned Student 1950 made their next […]

University System President Tim Wolfe Resigns

Danielle Katz, 23News Staff Writer UM System president Tim Wolfe announced his resignation at Monday’s UM Board of Curators’ meeting. Wolfe resigned in response to various protests and widespread criticism from students, faculty and staff. “Use my resignation to heal,” Wolfe said. “Let’s focus in changing what we can change today and in the future, […]