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LGBTQ Resource Center Encourages Open Conversation in Celebration of Pride Month

By Isabel Lohman, Digital Director LGBTQ Resource Center hosted a discussion about slut shaming on Wednesday to promote open conversations about issues that the LGBTQ community faces. The event was called “Candid Chats Series: Slut Shaming!” and was the third and last installment in the series. MU Pride 2017 is here! With 35+ events his […]

Columbia Will Hold March as Part of National Initiative to Raise Awareness About Science Funding

Columbia Will Hold March as Part of National Initiative to Raise Awareness About Science Funding

By: Jack Elmendorf, 23News Reporter and Juliana Tornabene, 23NewsReporter The March for Science Mid-Missouri hopes to generate conversation on science’s role in politics. This is a satellite march for the March for Science in Washington D.C., both of which will occur on Earth Day, April 22 at 2 p.m. The March for Science website includes […]

23News April 19, 2017

This week on 23News, we take a look at a campus group that seeks to represent minorities. We also discover more about Mid-Missourians’ support of evidence-based approaches to knowledge.

UMKC faces scrutiny over their handling of communication after a student is allegedly raped

By Isabel Lohman and Shoshana Dubnow University of Missouri-Kansas City’s timing and nature of communication about an alleged sexual assault in late February were scrutinized by students at a protest in March. A UMKC student was allegedly raped by a 22-year-old Colorado man in her residential hall on the night of Feb. 23 Students did not […]

23News April 12, 2017

This week on 23News, we interview Tori Schafer about her It’s On Us campaign and the “Teal-Out” baseball game April 14. We interview Mark McDaniel on his experience as a MSA leader and we look into a Missouri school who is under fire for how it handled a serious crime. Stay tuned!

Interim Chancellor Folley Leaving MU for New York Institute of Technology

Interim Chancellor Folley Leaving MU for New York Institute of Technology

By Daniel Perreault, 23News Reporter and Aviva Okeson-Haberman, 23News Interactive Director Interim chancellor Hank Foley is leaving MU on May 3 to become the fourth president of the New York Institute of Technology. According to an MU news release, Foley joined MU in 2013 as the executive vice president for academic affairs, research and economic […]

DPE Hopes Tough Conversations Will Extend Past A Facilitation

By Isabel Lohman, 23News Reporter Diversity Peer Educators hosted Cultivating Community Conversations in hopes of helping students learn about their existing perceptions and different identities. DPE held the conference on Sunday, March 19 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Randi Anderlik, the president of Four Directions: Indigenous Peoples and Allies, was a guest speaker. There […]

Soup dinner raises awareness for hunger and local farming

Soup dinner raises awareness for hunger and local farming

by Victoria Kuz The Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture hosted a community meal to raise money for Planting for the Pantry, a CCUA farm program providing fresh produce to local food pantries. The event was held Sunday, March 19 at Missouri United Methodist Church. Attendees were served free soup and bread. Anyone who chose to […]

23News March 22, 2017

This week on 23News former MSA President and Vice President, Sean Earl and Tori Schafer, reflect on their term and goals for the future. We interview former MSA presidential candidate Syed Ejaz about structural issues within the BEC and the MSA election process. Then we dive out of the topic of politics and into the problem of food insecurity […]

MU Class Offers Hands-On Experience With Horses

MU Class Offers Hands-On Experience With Horses

By Celine Pence, 23News Reporter The MU Equine Teaching Facility is a program that allows MU students to gain hands-on experience with horses. There are a variety of courses and volunteer opportunities available at the farm, one of them being the Equine Breeding Management course. Equine Breeding Management is offered every spring. In this class, […]