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King, queen, bishop, rook…Zoom? MU chess goes virtual

By Ireland Shelton, MUTV-23 News reporter COLUMBIA- The game of chess involves a lot of thought, concentration, intelligence and focus. Only some have the talent to play the game and play it well. And even fewer are skilled enough to play it virtually. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Mizzou chess team has had to adapt […]

Music blares through Faurot field as Marching Mizzou plays, 6 feet apart and with masks

By Elly Laliberté, MUTV-23 News Reporter COLUMBIA- The band has adapted by incorporating new practice schedules, social distance protocols and new masks to ensure the safety of all of its musicians. The 200-plus masks the band purchased to follow COVID-19 protocols was a donation from Mizzou alumnus, Dr. Bill Moyes.  “There’s just so many things […]

Civil War Commemoration

By Nyoko Morgan, MUTV-23 News Reporter COLUMBIA- To commemorate the Civil War and celebrate their Annual Fall Lecture, the State Historical Society of Missouri featured Amy Laurel Fluker during a Zoom webinar series on Saturday, Nov. 7 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Registration was online and free so anyone could participate.  According to the Visit Columbia MO […]

Women Empower Women

By Savannah Taffe, MUTV-23 News Reporter COLUMBIA- On many college campuses, one in five women between the ages of 18 and 24 are victims of rape, abuse and other forms of attack, according to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. To make sure that women remain safe and secure, Mizzou provides free Self-Defense […]

Second Semester Course Registration Season

By Nyoko Morgan, MUTV-23 News Reporter COLUMBIA- Early registration is now underway for students at the University of Missouri for the upcoming Spring 2021 semester. Early registration opened up Wednesday, Oct. 28 and remains open until Friday, Nov. 20.  Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this semester has looked quite different than past semesters as […]

Wise & Well: Mizzou Honors College’s New Program

By Mia Hall, MUTV-23 News reporter COLUMBIA – The University of Missouri’s Honors College has a new program called Wise & Well. The Honors College website describes it as “an educational counseling program, not a therapeutic or treatment program.” Wise & Well is for students that are part of the Honors College who might need […]

Mizzou’s Green Dot Program strives to educate and train campus members on bystander intervention

By Lexi Zambrzycki, MUTV-23 News reporter COLUMBIA- The Green Dot Program is a nationwide campus initiative to promote active bystander actions in situations of sexual assault or partner violence.  Within Mizzou’s campus, conferences and presentations are used to educate community members on how to identify and react to “red dots” which are instances of abuse, […]

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 […]