23News March 14, 2018

Noah Culpepper and Daniel Perreault give an update on the MSA election process and discuss what it’s like to transfer to MU. The Interfraternity Council suspends all new member activities for two weeks as well. All of this and more on this weeks episode of 23News! 23News March 14, 2018 from MUTV on Vimeo.

MSA Presidential election is declared null and void during senate meeting

By Mawa Iqbal, 23News reporter Missouri Students Association Senate passed a resolution to declare the 2018 MSA Presidential Election null and void, and to order a special election after spring break. Resolution 57-45 was passed with 11 yeses, zero nos, and seven abstentions during a full senate meeting Wednesday night. After deliberation, the MSA Student […]

Russian social media interference played a role in 2015 MU Protests according to a new report

By Mawa Iqbal, 23News reporter A network of Russian Twitter trolls masterminded a disinformation campaign meant to incite chaos and fear during the MU protests in November 2015, according to a report published by the U.S. Air Force strategic journal Strategic Studies Quarterly in winter of 2017. Air Force Lt. Col. Jarred Prier highlights in […]

Three MSA candidates drop out of the race

Three MSA candidates drop out of the race

By Mawa Iqbal, 23News reporter Update Wednesday 10:15 a.m.: Caius Gillen, vice presidential candidate under the More to Roar slate, has removed himself from the race as of Wednesday morning. He announced his resignation on Twitter. After much reflection, I have decided to remove myself from the More to Roar slate. I want to reiterate […]

23News February 28, 2018

Sienna DeBolt and Brian Woods discuss a fine on MU Athletic Director Jim Sterk by the SEC after comments he made about the South Carolina women’s basketball coach this month. MU Chancellor Alexander Cartwright announces new initiatives to enhance research done at MU. Missouri Governor Eric Greitens is indicted on felony charges and the US […]

23News February 21, 2018

This week on 23News, Katie Reich and Brian Woods discuss a new report that says Russia is responsible for tweets sent during the November 2015 campus protests saying the KKK was on campus. Multiple media reports say Terrence Phillips is no longer a member of the Mizzou men’s basketball team and, Tarana Burke, founder of […]

Recent Government Proposals Leave Fate of Missouri Higher Education Rather Bleak, According to MU Students

Recent Government Proposals Leave Fate of Missouri Higher Education Rather Bleak, According to MU Students

By Mawa Iqbal, 23News reporter Leaders of MU students groups fear that the quality of Missouri higher education and, ultimately, Missouri’s economic health will be jeopardized by Gov. Greitens’ 2019 budget plan. During a news conference in the Governor’s Office on Jan 22, Greitens outlined his $28.7 billion budget blueprint. The plan includes a $68.1 […]

23News February 14, 2018

MU leaders travel to Jefferson City to update members of the state senate and house leadership on the progress of the UM review commission, plus all MU non-faculty staffers will soon be required to complete a performance survey. An MU alum gets the opportunity to cover this year’s Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea and […]

23News, February 07, 2018

Gannon Rushall and Blythe Dorrian discuss the increase in applications to MU and the effect this will have on the institution going forward. Legendary MU men’s basketball coach Mort Stewart is honored with a lifetime achievement award and MU System president Mun Choi makes a visit to the state capital in Jefferson City. iSocial is […]

Sen. Claire McCaskill is Greeted with Praise and Criticism During Her Visit to MU

Sen. Claire McCaskill is Greeted with Praise and Criticism During Her Visit to MU

By Veronica Mohesky, 23News Reporter Sen. Claire McCaskill addressed questions from MU students in Jesse Wrench Auditorium at a student forum on Friday, Jan. 26. McCaskill talked with students about issues such as sexual assault on campus, tuition, healthcare and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. She was welcomed by the Mizzou College Democrats, who organized […]

23News, January 31, 2018

Missouri Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill visits MU and 23News reporter Veronica Mohesky gets a chance to cover this event! An MU basketball player is suspended indefinitely and football fans will have to find alternative lodging during the upcoming season. Last week, Governor Eric Greitens proposed a large budget cut to the state’s higher education budget. […]

Activist groups hold Mid-Missouri Solidarity March and Rally To Protest Trump Administration

Approximately 1700 Missourians gathered outside the Boone County Courthouse to take part in the Mid-Missouri Solidarity March and Rally on Saturday, Jan. 20. Social activist organizations from across the Mid-Missouri region hosted the event. It was held in “broad opposition to the Trump Agenda,” according to the event’s Facebook page. The event began with a […]

Missouri Students Association elects Taylor Tutin as Interim Senate Speaker

Mawa Iqbal, 23 News Reporter The election came after Hunter Windholz, 49th Senate speaker, announced his resignation on Monday, Jan. 15. According to a Jan. 17 press release from the MSA Senate Board, Windholz vacated his position “unexpectedly” and for unspecified “personal reasons.” As outlined in the MSA bylaws, the duties of the speaker include […]

23News December 06, 2017

Noah Culpepper and Veronica Mohesky discuss MU naming a new Dean for the College of Arts and Sciences and a graduating senior receiving the first ever Mitchell Scholarship along with the opportunity to study abroad in Ireland. We also take viewers down memory lane as we look back at all thats happened throughout this semester. […]

23News Nov. 15, 2017

Jada Page and Chisom Okafor discuss the announcement of a new scholarship for ROTC students and show you how MU students are saying “thank-you” to Veterans. We also discuss how MUPD finds itself in hot water for a tweet about the Men’s Basketball game, but first Mekenzie Looney sits down with the Academic Chair of […]