Vietnamese Lunar New Year Party

By Emily McCarter Guests gathered at Bengal Lair Sunday, February 7, to attend the Vietnamese Lunar New Year Party hosted by the MU Vietnamese Student Association. The 2016 Vietnamese Lunar New Year was actually February 8, but the event was celebrated a day earlier. The party featured Vietnamese culture booths, traditional foods, games, fundraising activities […]

Black AIDS Day a Success For Black AIDS Awareness

By Hannah Archambault On February 10 the volunteers for Black AIDS Day gathered in the Student Center to give students free, fast and confidential HIV/AIDS testing. The Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services came to MU as a part of their initiative to provide outreach testing whenever possible. The Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center […]

Painting with a Purpose

By Tana Kelley The National Residence Hall Honorary joined with students last Saturday to paint with a purpose. The NRHH bought canvases from the MU Craft Studio and used that space to hold this event. All donations will go to the local children hospital.    NRHH’s motto is service and recognition. They plan to have […]

International students collaborate to satisfy appetites of MU Students

By Abbey Cumnock The smell of foods from around the world filled the Student Center for the International Welcome Party. Tables were set up with traditional foods and decorated displays. The event was open to MU students as well as the general public. They were given a plate and utensils and sent on their way to try […]

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 […]

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 […]

‘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, […]