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Meditation and mindfulness at Mizzou: Wellness Center offers virtual noontime meditations

by Anna Maria Mikolajczak  Throughout the pandemic and into the new school year, Mizzou has offered a safe space for students who need a break from the hassle of day-to-day learning. The Wellness Center’s noontime meditations are offered as a place for students to tune in from anywhere on campus and spend some time focusing […]

Sigmapalooza raises $22,250 for local nonprofit Welcome Home

by Sarah Voyles On Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, fraternity Sigma Nu held their 2021 charity concert Sigmapalooza at The Blue Note with California-based duo Hippie Sabotage as the headliner for the night. All proceeds benefited local nonprofit foundation Welcome Home. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many returning students have not gotten to experience […]

Mo Jazz Festival celebrates its 30th year in Columbia

by Victoria Shore Rose Music Hall in downtown Columbia was full of people as the Mo Jazz Music Festival kicked off its 30th year this past weekend. The festival was held virtually last year as the COVID-19 pandemic continued to affect the community, but this year’s festival took place in person with health and safety […]

MU Improv brings down the house with “You Will Be Bullied”

by Graham Ambrose The crowd was sent into uproarious laughter last Thursday at MU Improv’s third show of the school year, titled “You Will Be Bullied.” As the name would imply, the improv team took it upon themselves to lob insults at an audience eager to be “roasted.”  Senior Maddie Bunten has been part of […]

“Now it’s history”: Mizzou honors the heroes of 9/11

 by: Jocelyn Peshia Three American flags draped across the Columns; a bagpipe band playing patriotic tunes; a lone trumpeter performing “Taps”; University of Missouri students and Columbia residents, bedecked in dark blues and reds, standing six feet apart on the quad.  Although the symbols of this year’s 9/11 remembrance ceremony seemed typical, recent events were […]

Mizzou News to Know: 3/17/21

This week we look at two holidays this March and a Mizzou professor’s take on Women’s History Month. We also look at a way that Black and brown Mizzou graduates are still impacting Mizzou (more…)

“MU Remembers” the lost Tigers

By Savannah Taffe, MUTV-23 News Reporter   As the flowers blossom, Mizzou gathers to honor those who have passed in the Tiger Family. Every year during the Spring semester, Mizzou acknowledges and pays respect to the students, faculty and staff that have departed throughout the year. Mizzou honors these individuals with a wreath hanging ceremony […]

MU Stripes comes back to campus

By Meghan Lee, MUTV-23 News Reporter   After a year of off-and-on operation, MU STRIPES is back once again. The student-run ride program suspended operations last spring in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Then, on Tuesday, April 4, the Stripes Instagram account announced that the program would resume modified services starting Saturday of the same […]

Mizzou’s Graduate student’s frozen Greek yogurt concoctions

By Savannah Taffe, MUTV-23 News Reporter   As the weather heats up, cooling down with a Frozen Greek yogurt dessert is the ideal plan for Yanni Bullock. Yanni Bullock is currently a Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Missouri in Columbia, specializing in Food Science. Bullock has put together a “consumers’ hedonic liking” test of […]

Mizzou News to Know: 3/5/21

This week we talk about a COVID-19 safe photoshoot and Spot, the new robotic dog. We also talk about the student-run floral shop, Tiger Gardens and MizzouThon. (more…)

MU Women’s Center and WGST host Women’s History Month discussion, “Final Girl Friday”

By Lexi Zambrzycki, MUTV-23 News Reporter   COLUMBIA, Mo. – On Friday, March 19, the University of Missouri Women’s Center and Women and Gender Studies hosted a Zoom discussion in honor of Women’s History Month called “Final Girl Friday”.    The discussion entailed talks with MU instructors about horror films and how certain films contain […]

Noir Mizzou’s Black and Brown business empowerment

By Savannah Taffe, MUTV-23 News Reporter   Graduation doesn’t mean the end, and it also doesn’t hinder the relationship that has been established between Mizzou and its Black and brown graduates. Mizzou’s Black Alumni Network supports all Black and brown graduates as they embark upon the real world.  Under Mizzou’s Black Alumni Network, an event […]

Africana Womanism: A discussion with Dr. Clenora Hudson-Weems

By Meghan Lee, MUTV-23 News Reporter   Columbia, Mo. – The Mizzou Freshman Action Team hosted a discussion last Thursday on Africana Womanism with Dr. Clenora Hudson-Weems. Mizzou FAT, a branch of The Legion of Black Collegians, held the event over Zoom.  Dr. Hudson-Weems is an English Professor at the University of Missouri and has […]

Mizzou Giving Day, annual 24-hour charitable campaign, will be hosted March 10-11

By Lexi Zambrzycki, MUTV-23 News reporter   Mizzou Giving Day is an event hosted every year on campus to bring the MU community together through giving and charitable donations from Mizzou alumni or other donors. This event is aimed towards bringing in donations or gifts that can help MU and their students grow and succeed.  […]

Pandemic Perspectives: A variety of views on the upcoming fall semester

By Archer Cole, MUTV-23 News Reporter   COLUMBIA – Early Registration is just around the corner, and it looks like the University of Missouri is planning on a return to normalcy after two years of adapting to and regulating amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.  Students registering for their new classes will certainly discover the campus’s plans […]