By Lauren Petterson and Kaleigh Feldkamp February 27, 2017 The presidential and vice presidential candidates for the Missouri Students Association are facing off in their second public debate. The three slates are Tori Schafer and Riley de Leon; Nathan Willett and Payton Englert; and Josh Stockton and Shruti Gulati. Follow along with tweets from our reporters, the […]
By Adedayo Akala, 23News Reporter The organization 40 Days for Life held an anti-abortion rally in front of the Planned Parenthood, on Feb. 11. Supporters of Planned Parenthood formed a counter protest to show their support of federal funding for the organization’s services. Anti-abortion rallies were held across the nation to advocate for using tax […]
by Victoria Kuz Former Missouri Students Association president Payton Head returned to campus to deliver a Black History Month keynote address on leadership and its challenges on Monday night, Feb. 20. Head was president of the Missouri Students Association from 2015-2016. His fall 2014 campaign with Brenda Smith-Lezama had the highest election turnout than any other in […]
By Olivia Gerling and Sam Mosher Forty-eight percent of college students reported food insecurity in the past 30 days, according to a survey of nearly 4,000 students. Tiger Pantry began a pilot program this year to help students with food insecurity. The program would allow students to transfer up to 10 meal credits at a […]
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 elevators.
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 Payton Englert; and Josh Stockton and Shruti Gulati. Follow along with tweets from our reporters, […]
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 the three slates running for MSA President and Vice President.
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, Libya, Somalia, Yemen and Sudan. Since it was announced, MU officials have reached out and offered […]
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 to serve the First Ward which includes MU, downtown and the Business Loop. Andrew Hutchinson: […]
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. “The new chancellor should be approachable to campus community and create a happy balance between that […]