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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 Read the rest

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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 Read the rest

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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 … Read the rest

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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.

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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 … Read the rest

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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.

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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 Read the rest

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Asian-American Students Are Ineligible For Diversity Scholarships

By Tess Vrbin, 23News Reporter

Jack Miller and Kelilah Liu both regularly feel like spokespeople for the Asian-American community. Neither they nor the MU administration want that.

MU does not consider Asian Americans eligible for its scholarships aimed at increasing Read the rest

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Live Blog: MSA Presidential Debate, February 27

Live Blog: MSA Presidential Debate, February 27

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 … Read the rest

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40 Days For Life Holds Anti-Abortion Rally

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 Read the rest

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