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April 28, 2016

RHA approves higher social fee

Posted to On Campus by Lauren Wortman on April 28, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.

The Residence Halls Association voted to increase the social fee during Congress on April 25. If approved by the Board of Curators, the social fee will increase from $15 to $17.50 for future RHA members beginning in 2020. Members of the 2016–17 RHA executive cabinet were sworn into office. Freshmen ...

April 27, 2016

MSA Senate passes revised removal process for chief justice

Posted to On Campus by Emily Gallion on April 27, 2016 at 9:35 p.m.

MSA Senate passed amendments to its bylaws to clarify the removal process for the chief justice and two other acts during the April 27 full Senate. Act 55-45 amends the Missouri Students Association bylaws to give a more clear removal procedure for the chief justice. The act comes after controversy ...

April 13, 2016

MSA Senate confirms executive cabinet and passes new resolutions

Posted to On Campus by Andrew Frein on April 13, 2016 at 10:00 p.m.

MSA Full Senate unanimously confirmed the executive cabinet and passed four resolutions during its meeting April 13. Senate also confirmed Zach Kilgas as Student Affairs chairman with three abstentions. Resolution 55-42 advocates for Columbia to create a taskforce to discuss the issues surrounding student housing. The resolution passed unanimously. Resolution ...

April 6, 2016

GPC executive board announced

Posted to On Campus by Manyun Zou on April 6, 2016 at 11:31 p.m.

Five new faces will join the Graduate Professional Council executive board, according to a Facebook post from the organization Tuesday. Three current board members will stay. Rachel Bauer, the current vice president, will be the next president, with Jacqueline Gamboa Varela moving into the vice president position. Glenn Baker will ...

March 16, 2016

Student Affairs chairwoman steps down, budget moves into third reading

Posted to On Campus by Andrew Frein on March 16, 2016 at 8:03 p.m.

The Missouri Students Association full Senate debated three pieces of legislation and one committee chair resigned. Student Affairs Committee Chairwoman Abby Ivory-Ganja announced she is stepping down. The application for the next chair opens tonight along with the Campus and Community Relations Committee chair application. Two acts were passed and ...

March 8, 2016

During team building week, RHA’s Operations Committee continues to approve funding

Posted to On Campus by Lauren Wortman on March 8, 2016 at 5:21 p.m.

Team building was the focus of the Residence Halls Association weekly committee meetings Feb. 7. Committees were given the option to meet outside of their usual rooms in the lower level of Pershing Hall. While other committees, such as the Advocacy Committee, decided to meet in Plaza 900 dining hall, ...

March 1, 2016

Foley visits RHA congress to discuss potential improvements to campus

Posted to On Campus by Lauren Wortman on March 1, 2016 at 6:42 p.m.

Interim Chancellor Hank Foley visited the Residence Halls Association congressional meeting Monday night to answer questions and discuss the state of the university. Foley began by giving an overview of efforts to improve campus climate, such as MU introducing a Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusivity, a position currently held ...

Feb. 26, 2016

BEC issues three infractions in special election race

Posted to On Campus by Waverly Colville on Feb. 26, 2016 at 11:12 a.m.

The Board of Elections Commissioners issued three infractions to two slates on Feb. 25 during the Missouri Students Association special presidential election. The Hutchinson/Ghuman slate received two infractions. They were issued a warning for turning in election forms 5 and 6 late. Election Form 5 is the Report of Campaign ...

Feb. 24, 2016

Mark McDaniel named new Senate Speaker, two acts passed during MSA full Senate

Posted to On Campus by Andrew Frein on Feb. 24, 2016 at 9:27 p.m.

Mark McDaniel was elected to replace Kevin Carr as MSA Senate Speaker during full Senate on Feb. 24. Full Senate also passed two acts and a resolution. For his parting words, Carr told the Missouri Students Association Senate to do their best to continue representing the students and to embrace ...

Feb. 18, 2016

Live blog: Missouri Students Association presidential debate Feb. 18

Posted to On Campus by The Maneater staff on Feb. 18, 2016 at 3:53 p.m.

Three Missouri Students Association slates took the stage in Bengal Lair at the second Board of Elections Commissioners Debate, hosted by The Maneater and BEC. Follow our live blog here for updates: 4:00: The BEC debate begins. 4:05 Presidential candidate Sean Earl announces his “Empower MU” campaign. “With all of ...