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Delta Xi Nu hosts annual RespectHer event

By Prajukta Ghosh RespectHer 2022, organized by Delta Xi Nu, a multicultural sorority on campus, was held on March 11 in the student center. This has been considered their signature event for several years now. The sorority organized guest speakers from the MU Health Department to discuss issues related to women’s sexual health in order […]

Anti-transgender legislation in Texas hits home for MU student

By Leo Quevedo For members of the transgender community, the last few years in American politics have been marked by both significant victories for personal rights and painful reminders of the continued fight to live as one’s true self. According to the Human Rights Campaign, 2021 was a record year for anti-trans legislation at the […]

Ellis Library hosts State Historical Society exhibit on Black health

Ellis Library hosts State Historical Society exhibit on Black health

  By Bethany C. Cates Black History Month might have come to an end, but the University of Missouri is still recognizing Black health and wellness.  The State Historical Society of Missouri has partnered with MU Libraries to present a standing exhibit of artwork, photographs, and cartoons from historical collections located at The State Historical […]

MU, Greek life organizations work to prevent hazing on campus

By Prajukta Ghosh “If you see something suspicious or if you have a concern, go report it.” – Christian Basi After the suspension of Phi Gamma Delta for a hazing incident that occurred on campus, leaving one student unresponsive due to alcohol poisoning, there have been a number of potential protocols taken into consideration to […]

ZOU Soul, from the perspective of a student

By Kahleah Gaither There are more than 600 recognized student organizations on Mizzou’s campus and numerous opportunities you can partake in to connect with your fellow Tigers. ZOU Soul is one of those organizations and a great example of a safe space on campus where you can openly express yourself through poetry and music. ZOU […]

Study Abroad at MU offers global sights, countless opportunities

By Jocelyn Peshia Across the United States, around 1.74 percent of the total undergraduate student population studied abroad during the 2017-2018 school year. Comparatively, at MU, 1 in 5 students, or about 20 percent, participate in one of the university’s 120+ study abroad programs during their undergraduate years.  From Thursday, Jan. 27 to Thursday, Feb. 3, […]

COVID-19 hobbles holiday travel plans for some MU students

By Bethany C. Cates As the holidays approach, many students are packing up their belongings and heading home to spend time with their families. For some, this means hopping on a plane, and for others, this means staying on campus to wait for their families to pick them up. For international students at MU with […]

Winter Safety Fair prepares MU students for cold weather

By Bethany C. Cates It’s again the time of year when many are scrambling to pull out their winter coats for the upcoming brutal winter season in Columbia, Missouri. Many students who come from states outside of the North or Midwest may have never experienced a winter like the one that usually occurs in Columbia. […]

Steve Burns visits MU, delivers motivational speech to students

By Prajukta Ghosh Former “Blue’s Clues” host Steve Burns visited MU on Thursday, November 4 to talk about his time on the show with an audience of students, speaking at 7 p.m. in Jesse Auditorium.  The American actor celebrated the 25th anniversary of his time on “Blue’s Clues” by sharing his thoughts on following your […]

Walk to End Alzheimer’s returns to mid-Missouri

By Euphenie Andre On Saturday, October 30, more than 500 mid-Missourians, wearing purple and personalized t-shirts, joined together to participate in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s at Stephens Lake Park. After hosting last year’s walk entirely virtually via a mobile app due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the walk was again held entirely in person this […]

Spooktacular, From the Perspective of a Student

By Kahleah Gaither The current school year is flying by for many students, but for others, classes are starting to get more difficult as the holidays quickly approach. It is easy to relate to getting in the dumps knowing that the holiday breaks are coming up. However, it is important for colleges and universities to […]

With mask mandate dropped, MU Hospital faces high number of COVID-19 patients

By Ryan Lezak On October 14, the University of Missouri Board of Curators announced its indoor mask mandate, which had been in place since August 2, would expire. Improving virus metrics was cited as the reason for dropping the mandate, but at University Hospital, the situation is much different. An emergency services technician at University […]

The shortage of campus dining workers, from the perspective of a student

By Bethany C. Cates Many college students across the country are going through many adjustments as they first experience a sense of normalcy on their college campuses. As most know, when it comes to eating, many students don’t want to wait in long lines, but in some cases this semester, MU students have had no […]

Mizzou Black Women’s Initiative promotes breast cancer awareness with Pinked Out Thursdays

by Prajukta Ghosh The Mizzou Black Women’s Initiative celebrated Pinked Out Thursdays during the month of October to spread awareness against breast cancer. The purpose of encouraging people to wear pink on Thursdays is to mark the significance of the fight against breast cancer raging in minority communities. The community organized a breast cancer awareness […]

LGBTQ+ Resource Center hosts an open house filled with smiles, food, and celebration

by Graham Ambrose The University of Missouri’s Coming Out Week came to a spectacular end with the LGBTQ+ Resource Center’s open house Friday, Oct. 15. Students, faculty, and staff alike attended the event to exchange stories and learn more about what the campus’ resource center has to offer, as well as what community resources are […]