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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 […]

Columbia achieves top marks for LGBTQ-friendly environment

Columbia achieves top marks for LGBTQ-friendly environment

By Alexandra Sharp, 23News Reporter The Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index gave Columbia, Mo. a perfect rating of 100 in October 2017. The score is determined by how welcoming and safe a city is for its LGBTQ community. This is the first year Columbia received a perfect score, making it one of 68 cities […]

Students thank local veterans by writing thank-you cards

Students thank local veterans by writing thank-you cards

By Veronica Mohesky, 23News Reporter MU students thanked local veterans in the MU Student Center on Thursday, Nov. 9. Students were invited to write thank-you cards for veterans. A variety of colorful paper, stickers and utensils were provided to create these cards. Campus Activities sponsored the event. All the cards will be sent to the […]

23News Nov. 8, 2017

Alex Sharp and Jack Lee discuss MU’s announcement to make on-campus living more affordable in the coming years, as well as the celebration of MU Healthcare’s helicopter service. Mawa Iqbal kicks off part one of our multi-week series discussing issues with on-campus parking, and Annabel Thorpe sits down with the secretary for Missouri Student Veterans […]

Delta Gamma Foundation Lectureship in Values and Ethics hosts an investor from ABC’s Shark Tank

By Jack Lee, 23News Reporter The Delta Gamma Foundation Lectureship in Values and Ethics hosts an investor from ABC’s Shark Tank. The Delta Gamma Foundation Lectureship in Values and Ethics hosted Daymond John, an investor on ABC’s Shark Tank, on Wednesday, Nov. 1. The event, which was free to students, took place in Jesse Auditorium. […]

23News Nov. 1, 2017

Michael Van Schoik and Annabel Thorpe discuss the review a consulting firm gave MU regarding Greek Life and how being involved effects students. MU plans on putting a statue outside of Mizzou Arena and we get a final interview with the beloved worker, Sandy Cunningham, of Plaza 900. All of this and more on this […]

23News Oct. 24, 2017

Mawa Iqbal and Richard Komendanchik discuss the aftermath of the active threat that was on campus last Wednesday, as well as Governor Eric Greitens attempt to lure Amazon to build their second headquarters in Missouri. Construction on Lowry and Love Your Body Week are also a topics of discussion. All this and more on 23News! […]

MU Women’s Center promotes positive self-image

By Veronica Mohesky and Alexandra Sharp, 23News Reporters Polaroid in hand, MU’s Women’s Center launches week of body positivity with a click. Love Your Body week began Monday, Oct. 23 and runs through Thursday Oct. 26 with the goal of advocating healthy body practices and self-love. Danielle Palomo, event coordinator, views the week as a […]

Columbia’s Great Muslim Food Festival uses traditional Islamic food to combat hate

By Mawa Iqbal, 23News Reporter The Council on American-Islamic Relations of Missouri, MU’s Muslim Student Organization and the Islamic Center of Central Missouri co-hosted an all-day, cultural food festival on Sunday, Oct. 15. The event was held at the Islamic Center of Central Missouri. Columbia’s Great Muslim Food Festival was open to people of all […]

Two people help a victim after a shooting in a local townhome complex

By Noah Culpepper, 23News Reporter Two young women stepped up to assist in a time of need at a quiet townhome complex. After an ordinary morning participating in the Students for Sensible Drug Policy’s “Baked” sale, MU students Hayley Odom and Lydia Birt found themselves tending the wounded when two men were shot and left […]

23News Oct. 18, 2017

This week on 23News, we gain insight from students on how they believe the most recent active threat incident was handled on MU’s campus as well as preview Columbia’s Great Muslim Food Festival. Join us for all this and more! 23News: Oct. 18, 2017 from MUTV on Vimeo. Correction: 8:51 – Faizan Syed is the Executive […]

23News Oct. 11, 2017

MU cancels its search for an Executive Director for Government Affairs, MUPD discusses an ongoing investigation of a male exposing himself on campus, and we get an inside look at the Chinese Moon Festival and the Harvest Hootenanny. But first, 23News reporter Brian Woods sits down with the graduate assistant from the LGBTQ Center, Jeff […]

MU Learns About the Science of Love

By Veronica Mohesky, 23News Reporter Saturday Morning Science hosted an associate professor from Duke University, as part of the annual Life Sciences and Society Symposium, on Saturday, October 7. Brian Hare presented “Survival of the Friendliest: Evolving to Love Strangers.” “Saturday Morning Science is a series of talks in a very broad range of scientific […]

23News Oct. 04, 2017

Noah Culpepper and Jack Lee cover the Las Vegas shooting that has rocked the nation, as well as a local shooting near the MU campus. They also discuss how the university is housing families of students who were affected by recent hurricanes. But first, Michael Van Schoik sits down with the co-presidents of Aces and […]