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‘Concerned Student 1950’ Protests for UM President’s Removal with Hunger Strike, Boycott

Members of Concerned Student 1950 camped out on Carnahan Quad beginning Nov. 2 in solidarity with MU graduate student Jonathan Butler's hunger strike. Image courtesy of Sarah Sabatke.

Danielle Katz, 23News Staff Writer

Students from the Concerned Student 1950 organization traveled to Kansas City to meet with University of Missouri System president Tim Wolfe about racism on the MU campus on Friday, Nov. 6. When a member of … Read the rest

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“New Media for New Voters” Forum Discusses Political Engagement in Millennials

Emily McCarter, 23News Staff Writer

“New Media for New Voters: A Public Forum” taught people about the millennial generation, young people ages 18 to 30, and how the demographic interacts with the political sphere.

Five nationally known researchers were a … Read the rest

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23News – November 4, 2015

MU students go on a hunger strike in protest of UM president Tim Wolfe, Tiger Pantry’s Empty Bowls event raises money to combat food insecurity and 23News sits down with each of the MSA slates. All that and more on … Read the rest

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23News – October 28, 2015

The School of Journalism honors this year’s Missouri Honor Medal recipients, the Multicultural Center and Four Front’s annual Hate Wall event allows students to share hateful words they’ve heard on campus and we recap the second MSA presidential candidate debate. … Read the rest

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Citizens Response Course Teaches Students How to Handle Active Threats

Tana Kelley, 23News Staff Writer

On Oct. 14, students met in the MUPD conference center for the Citizens Response to Active Threat Incidents course. The class is one of many self-defense classes at MU that meets multiple times throughout the … Read the rest

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Kyle Maynard Gives “No Excuses” in Speech for Celebrate Ability Week

Tana Kelley, 23News Staff Writer

Kyle Maynard, a two-time ESPY award winner and author of New York bestseller “No Excuses”, spoke about overcoming challenges as a disabled individual in his speech last Thursday, Oct. 15, as a part of Celebrate … Read the rest

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“If These Walls Could Talk” Uses Art to Tell Personal Stories

Natalie Simpson, 23News Staff Writer

In conjunction with the Multicultural Center, Four Front Council and the Missouri Students Association Social Justice Committee, the Women’s Center hosted “If These Walls Could Talk” on Oct. 22. The purpose of the event was … Read the rest

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23News – October 21, 2015

The Residence Hall Association celebrates Paint It Pink Week, supporters rally around MU’s Thomas Jefferson statue and we discuss the current state of the presidential campaigns. All that and more on this week’s episode of 23News!

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Clothesline Project Raises Awareness for Violence Prevention

Haley Broughton, 23News Staff Writer

On Oct. 8, the Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention center held the Clothesline Project on Lowry Mall.

The project features t-shirts designed by survivors and victims of violence, strung across the Mall in hopes of … Read the rest

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“Love Your Body” Week Encourages Body Positivity

Emily McCarter, 23News Staff Writer

The MU Women’s Center hosted a Body Positivity 101 on Oct. 19 to inform students about the importance of love and acceptance toward one’s body. It was one of many events held on campus for … Read the rest

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