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Mizzou hosts virtual Homecoming Spirit Rally

By Emma Reiser, MUTV-23 News reporter COLUMBIA- First posted on Oct. 15, 2020, the Mizzou Alumni Association hosted their first virtual spirit rally. Todd McCubbin, Alumni Association Executive Director, opens the seven-minute long video. “Since the very first homecoming…tigers have come together to celebrate the spirit that unites us,” McCubbin says. “This year is no […]

Chef Eric Cartwright teaches a live cooking show for homecoming week, hosted by Mizzou Campus Dining Services

By Mia Hall, MUTV-23 News reporter COLUMBIA- Mizzou Campus Dining Services hosted a virtual cooking show with Chef Eric Cartwright. The event, Live Cooking Special Homecoming Edition, showcased the making of two dishes that are perfect for any game viewing event. The event sponsors were Mizzou Campus Dining Services, Mizzou Alumni Association and Campus Activities […]

Mizzou hosts virtual Homecoming Hall of Fame Ceremony

By Lexi Zambrzycki, MUTV-23 News reporter COLUMBIA – On Oct. 16, 2020, the Mizzou Alumni Association hosted their fifth annual Mizzou Alumni Hall of Fame ceremony.  The Mizzou Hall of Fame was created to honor those alumni of high achievements during homecoming weekend. Each year, around four individuals are recognized for their hard work in […]

Black and brown alumni commemorate Homecoming with annual Black and Gold Weekend

By Savannah Taffe, MUTV-23 News reporter Mizzou is well-known for its interactive Black Gold Weekend celebrations, but this year’s celebrations were very different from the gatherings in the past.  With COVID-19 lingering in the air, homecoming became just that, a celebration at home. Starting on Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, to Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, the […]

Talking all things “journalism” with The Associated Press

By Sofi Zeman, MUTV-23 News reporter In the words of Adam Kealoha Causey: “Every journalist in the world is having a busy year.” In 2020, our interpretation of the everyday news cycle has evolved into coverage of COVID-19 outbreaks across the globe, demonstrations against police brutality, natural disasters and among the most tumultuous presidential elections […]

Missourians Participate in National Period Action Day

By Reagan Swatosh, MUTV-23 News reporter COLUMBIA- On October 10th, people from all over Missouri were encouraged to participate in National Period Action Day through a Zoom conference organized by PERIOD @ CoMo, led by Shruti Gautam.  “We went through a step-by-step process to write effective letters (emails) to bill sponsors and subsequent voting representatives. […]

Campus Activities Programming Board hopes to create “a sense of normalcy” for Mizzou students by hosting events

By Ryan Cohen, MUTV-23 News reporter COLUMBIA- As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic causing many changes to normal routines and policies, many Mizzou students are having a hard time settling in on campus this fall semester. The Campus Activities Programming Board, however, is looking to make that transition easier by organizing a number of […]

Mizzou’s Horticulture and Agroforestry Research Center hosts virtual chestnut roast

By Mia Hall, MUTV-23 News reporter COLUMBIA- On Saturday, October 3, The University of Missouri’s Horticulture and Agroforestry Research Center hosted the Virtual Chestnut Roast. The co-superintendents of the HARC, Sarah Lovell and Barry Eschenbrenner, opened up the event at the 650-acre research center in New Franklin, Mo. HARC and The University of Missouri’s Center […]

Sanvello – The Free App That Offers Help with Anxiety, Depression, and Stress

By Reagan Swatosh, MUTV-23 News reporter COLUMBIA- Students at the University of Missouri are encouraged to use an app called Sanvello and receive free membership by signing up with their student email. “I honestly have never even heard of Sanvello” freshman Ellie Silvius explained. “I don’t think many students even know about it.” Sanvello provides […]

Good trouble came to Columbia this weekend

By Jaclyn Harris, MUTV-23 News reporter The Rollout for Justice 2.0 protest on Saturday, organized by local resident Dani Perez, sought “to go out and make some good trouble and bring more awareness” to issues surrounding the University and local community. According to the Facebook event post, the protest mainly concerned the treatment of COVID-19’s […]

New mobile app allows students to track COVID-19 symptoms

New mobile app allows students to track COVID-19 symptoms

By Carson Bierman, MUTV-23 News Reporter COLUMBIA- #CampusClear is an app that all Mizzou students should be familiar with, but most couldn’t even tell you what the app was for. #CampusClear is an app for students, faculty, staff and even visitors to use for COVID-19 related symptoms tracking. The app prompts users to select symptoms […]

MU Involvement Ambassadors host first virtual involvement fair

By Reagan Swatosh, MUTV-23 News Reporter COLUMBIA – This past week, the Mizzou Involvement Ambassadors held an Involvement Week, or I-Week as they call it, for all students to participate in. “Involvement Week is an event the Involvement Ambassadors put on every semester with a bunch of support from other campus partners,” says Mizzou Involvement […]

Mizzou changes residency application requirements

By Jessica Fitzgerald, MUTV-23 News Reporter COLUMBIA—Mizzou has changed the requirements for out-of-state students to obtain Missouri residency status due to COVID-19. Missouri residents pay $24,322 a year, while Non-Missouri residents pay $41,002. Due to the difference in cost, a lot of out-of-state students apply for Missouri residency. There is a list of requirements that […]

MDC holds annual Disability Culture Month panel

By Ryan Cohen, MUTV-23 News Reporter COLUMBIA- The Mizzou Disability Coalition held its annual Disability Culture Month panel Tuesday evening.  The panel, hosted over Zoom this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, began with a slideshow presentation centered around the theme of “how to be an ally for the disabled community.” The slideshow touched on […]

Professor Joel Poor ‘relieved of teaching duties’ after mask comment

Professor Joel Poor ‘relieved of teaching duties’ after mask comment

By Cara Wagner, MUTV-23 News Director Edited by John Messer COLUMBIA- Mizzou professor Joel Poor is no longer teaching after making a comment towards an international student some felt was racist and xenophobic.  In a Zoom video of a Marketing 3000 class circulated on social media, a student responds to Poor that they are from Wuhan, […]