Declining student enrollment and the subsequent budget shortfall will impact students

By Brandon Buscher, 23News Reporter The University of Missouri is expected to suffer a decline of 2,600 students next fall semester which will create a $36 million tuition revenue shortfall, according to The Missourian. The decrease in enrollment will impact funding for student organizations like the Missouri Students Association. “Because student organizations are funded through […]

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 […]

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. […]

Students cannot submit housing contracts for Respect and Excellence halls

By Aviva Okeson-Haberman Students may not be living in Respect and Excellence halls next year. Currently, students cannot submit housing contracts for the two halls, according to MU spokesperson Christian Basi. This may change if enrollment numbers increase. This comes after the decision to close Laws and Lathrop halls during the 2016-17 school year due […]

NYU Law Professor speaks at MU on mass incarceration

By Brandon Buscher The University of Missouri hosted a speaking event for New York University Law Professor and Director of the Equal Justice Initiative Bryan Stevenson in Jesse Hall last weekend. Professor Stevenson visited MU to discuss the movement against mass incarceration in the United States, a movement of which he is a staunch advocate. […]

Students respond to campus safety

By Brandon Buscher On Saturday March 5, the University of Missouri Police Department arrested homeless man Zachery R. Jones on two counts of rape, and one count of forcible sodomy which reportedly occurred on campus. According to MUPD, these incidents occurred near the intersection of Hitt St. and University Ave. Police were able to apprehend […]

MU Doubles as a Nationally Recognized Botanic Garden

By Haley Broughton The University of Missouri’s botanic garden was ranked one of the top ten “Most Beautiful College arboretums” by The reasoning? The Mizzou Botanic Gardens are able to connect with students. There are many volunteer programs through the Gardens such as helping plant new flowers or trees. Occasionally students in the horticulture programs […]

The hectic search for summer internships

By Tana Kelley During the summer, some students choose to have a part-time job or internship. However the preceding months are when those students are the most panicky. The career center has lots of resources for students to edit resumes, find job and internship listings and talk to a specialist. One way students can find […]

Bernie Sanders rallies voters before Missouri primaries

By Lauren Petterson and Danielle Katz Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders visited Missouri State University to rally supporters prior to the Missouri presidential primaries. The crowd vocally supported Sanders’ platform. With security from the Secret Service and police officers, the rally was peaceful. Attendees only disrupted Sanders’ speech by shouting with support. Sanders started to talk […]

Relay for Life: The Race Against Cancer

By Ian Nickens Dr. Gordon Klatt walked and ran around a track for twenty-four hours straight in 1985 in order to raise money for the American Cancer Society to fight cancer. That first daylong trek around the track was the beginning of a movement that would not only raise millions of dollars towards finding a […]