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Thursday, October 23, 2014
Issue: Maneater v. 79, Issue 12
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Dorial Green-Beckham, two teammates arrested on drug charges

Dorial Green-Beckham, two teammates arrested on drug charges

Freshman wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham, the former No. 1 recruit in the nation, and two other Missouri football players were arrested on drug charges Wednesday night. Green-Beckham, freshman linebacker Torey Boozer and freshman wide receiver Levi Copelin were arrested just before midnight on charges of possession of 35 grams or ...

TLC’s Matt Roloff speaks for Celebrate Ability Week

TLC’s Matt Roloff speaks for Celebrate Ability Week

Matt Roloff, of TLC’s “Little People, Big World,” spoke Tuesday night at Jesse Auditorium as part of Celebrate Ability Week.

Access to Alcohol Action Team works to promote responsible drinking

Access to Alcohol Action Team works to promote responsible drinking

Bar owners, police and student conduct officials contribute to the team.

Queer People of Color joins LBC as umbrella organization

The organization started as a discussion group.

RHA hosts first MSA presidential debate

RHA hosts first MSA presidential debate

The three presidential slates discussed issues such as sustainability and accountability.

Tiger Pantry opens its doors

Tiger Pantry opens its doors

The new service will provide clients with a bag of food every month.

MU Campus Facilities works with GlenMartin on turbine

MU Campus Facilities works with GlenMartin on turbine

The turbine will be open to students and faculty for research opportunities.

Students fight the undead in weekend Humans vs. Zombie event

Students fight the undead in weekend Humans vs. Zombie event

About 30 participants played in preparation for November's weeklong event.

Late-night CDS offerings give students few nutritious options

Campus Dining Services has no plans to change recipes at Rollins Late Night or Baja Grill.

Wright/Mahr balances own platform with student-driven one

Wright/Mahr balances own platform with student-driven one

The slate is focusing on sustainability, accountability and diversity.

Celebrate Ability Week showcases abilities of students with disabilities

Events will include a presentation from TLC’s Matt Roloff.

MU professor receives lifetime achievement award

Sowers helped discover the relationship between heart disease and diabetes.

Sheriff, DEA sponsor drug take-back program

Participants turned in more than 494 pounds of medication.

Aetna to pay $1.5 million to Missouri, says Department of Insurance

Due to multiple insurance violations, the Missouri State School Fund will be $1.5 million richer.

City Council votes to ban possession of fireworks in Columbia

City Council votes to ban possession of fireworks in Columbia

Fireworks possession is now considered a more serious offense than marijuana possession.

Man robbed, assaulted on campus

A man was robbed on the southeast side of Stankowski Field early Saturday, according to an MU Police Department news release. Between 2:30 and 3 a.m., the victim was approached from behind near the J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library. The suspect demanded money, which the victim gave ...

Pumpkin Pie Mug Cake

Fall has arrived, my fellow MU students. This can only mean one thing: pumpkin pie. Glorious, glorious pumpkin pie. I know the difficulties of having to wait until Thanksgiving break for a piece of that succulent deliciousness. But to ease to your pain and sorrow, I have come up with ...

Letter to the Editor: CPD chief should resign

I have become among those who think the (Columbia Police Department) Chief should resign, and that there should be a full investigation of the police department in Columbia.  We do not need more officers — we just need the ones that are there to do their job well.  If they are ...

Letter to the Editor: Poor leadership within MSA and The Maneater

What an unfortunate situation The Maneater found itself in last week when it got wrapped up with MSA's lust for more money. Although the question begs to be asked: Did our fairly incompetent MSA President Xavier "XJ" Billingsley really misspeak several times, and not catch his error in his ...

Editorial: Students seeking healthy food options need to voice concerns

Campus Dining Services’ dining hall food typically provides some variety from entrees to desserts, meats to vegetables, high fat to low. But after 9 p.m., that isn’t the case. No one who heads to Rollins Late Night or Baja Grill finds a variety of nutritious options. Instead, it ...

Editorial: Turbine is tangible step toward sustainability

A new wind turbine is providing a fraction of MU’s electricity, thanks to the Sustainability Office and Campus Facilities’ Energy Management. The turbine is a part of MU’s Climate Action Plan, an initiative to make the university more sustainable, and will be mostly used as a learning tool ...

Improv Festival brings comedy to MU

Improv Festival brings comedy to MU

The Improv Festival was first held in 2009.

Column: Orgs receive success without MU recognition

MU has more than 600 registered student organizations. They offer opportunities for everyone, dedicating their time to things like reporting the news, fundraising money, raising awareness and simply engaging in some good old fashioned fun. But anyone’s ability to create an organization must be seen as a precious liberty ...

Column: Ron Paul’s undeserved cult

Ron Paul is never going to be the president of the United States. He didn’t win the Republican nomination, and there wasn’t a fight at the convention. I’m sorry. I know, I know, Ron Paul’s a great American hero. He’s not a politician. He delivers ...

Column: Social, environmental injustice inherent to our system

Neoliberalism. Seldom throughout history has a single word held such drastic ramifications for the people of the world, while remaining relatively unknown and unused by the general population. Certainly not to be confused with social liberalism — in fact, most people who consider themselves “liberals” in the general sense will find ...

Missouri swings back after Friday loss

Missouri swings back after Friday loss

The Tigers say a new mentality led to their Georgia sweep.

Tigers split weekend games on the road

An offside ruling cost Missouri the chance to overcome Tennessee.

Tigers surge forward in win over Central Florida

Tigers surge forward in win over Central Florida

Will Ebner's performance in the 21-16 win was the latest reason for his teammates' respect.

Break the trend: #UnfollowDGB

In this cyber-crazed society, why do we salivate for the ambiguous thoughts of a teenage stranger?

Whitney Little, Tigers block out Georgia

Whitney Little tied a school record in the Tigers’ 3-0 win.

Dobbs Spinach Mini Feta Pizza

Why waste Dobbs’ fairly tasty pasta sauce on old pasta when you could have a fantastically fancy, hand-constructed pizza? Aside from fighting with Dobbs’ terrifying commercial microwave, it’s absurdly easy to make this pizza that rivals the taste of Rollins Late Night. In fact, that angrily beeping microwave actually ...

Gone Girl’ by Gillian Flynn: 4.5 out of 5 stars

In her third book, Chicago novelist Gillian Flynn introduces readers to Amy Elliot Dunne. Amy is beautiful, clever and perfect in every way. After being married to journalist-turned-bar-owner Lance "Nick" Dunne for five years, Amy has started to become unhappy. Having lost both of their cushy New York magazine jobs ...

‘Celeste & Jesse Forever’: 3.5 out of 5 stars

Nothing lasts forever. Such is the case for Celeste and Jesse, whose high school romance turned marriage is over within the first 10 minutes of this romantic comedy. However, their extremely close friendship is much longer lasting. "Celeste & Jesse Forever" follows the uncomfortably close friendship a newly divorced couple maintains ...

Mumford & Sons — ‘Babel’: 3.5 out of 5 stars

“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” It’s an old and clichéd saying, but it rings true of Mumford & Sons’ attitude about its new release, Babel, the follow-up to the double-platinum Sigh No More. Implementing folk and bluegrass with just a touch of pop and rock, Mumford ...

Police Blotter

Freshman arrested on drug charges Officers were sent to Campus View Apartments to investigate the odor of marijuana Friday night. Upon arriving, police made contact with Residential Life staff, who then led police to the apartment in question, MU Police Department spokesman Brian Weimer said. Officers arrested freshman Jackson Ervin ...

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Freshman wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham receives chants of "MIZ-DGB" during the Texas Tech basketball game on Jan. 28 at Mizzou Arena. Green-Beckham was arrested on charges of possession of marijuana, along with two other football players, on Wednesday night.

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Matt Roloff of TLC's “Little People, Big World,” describes how his dwarfism has transformed his life Tuesday night at Jesse Auditorium. The event took place as part of Celebrate Ability Week.

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Senior Kip Edwards takes down Central Florida wide receiver Rannell Hall during Saturday's game in Orlando, Fla. The Tiger's face Vanderbilt on Saturday at Faurot Field.

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Brendan Jennings chokes Mark Raterman, both of Cook County Social Club, on Saturday night in Stotler Lounge. Cook County Social Club performed as part of the Mizzou Improv Festival.

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Wellness Resource Center Director Kim Dude watches a public comment session about the proposed server training ordinance. Dude serves as chairwoman for the Access to Alcohol Action Team, a community coalition that works to encourage responsible drinking.

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The Residence Halls Association hosted the Missouri Students Association presidential debate Monday in Chamber Auditorium. The debate allowed MSA members to attend and listen to presidential and vice presidential candidates advocate their positions about issues on campus.

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Graduate student Marcus Mayes photographs the PASSIONATELY P!NKed OUT PICTURE on Monday at Tiger Plaza. The Mizzou Black Men's Initiative and Zeta Tau Alpha gathered to take a photo and collect funds for the Zeta Tau Alpha Foundation, which supports breast cancer awareness and research. 

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MSA Director of Student Services Nick Droege cuts the ribbon alongside Assistant Director of Campus Activities Kathy Murray on Monday outside Tiger Pantry. The pantry opened to provide food to students or faculty in need.

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Missouri Students Association presidential candidate Tom Wright and vice presidential candidate Bo Mahr shake hands with junior Dalton Jarvis on Monday before the MSA debate. MU students will decide between the three slates Nov. 5 to 7. 

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Graduate student Zedilson Almeida waits behind a tree to fire at an opponent during an abridged game of Humans vs. Zombies on Saturday in Peace Park. The club typically meets there on Saturday afternoons.

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Columbia citizens met Monday at City Hall for a City Council meeting. The council voted 4-3 to make the possession of fireworks within city limits illegal.

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Workers check the generator's battery and engine as the wind turbine generator arrives at the construction site of the Campus Facilities lot. The turbine, measuring 130 feet tall, will be the first wind turbine located on campus.

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Junior James Franklin passes the ball downfield Saturday at Bright House Networks Stadium in Orlando, Fla. Missouri defeated the Central Florida Knights 21-16.

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Sophomore Whitney Little spikes the ball over the net Sunday at the Hearnes Center. The Tigers beat the Georgia Bulldogs in three matches.

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