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Thursday, September 18, 2014
Issue: Maneater v. 79, Issue 36
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McCaskill urges House to pass Violence Against Women Act

The senator spoke at the Boone County Courthouse.

MU Faculty Council discusses closing of NSEI

MU Faculty Council discusses closing of NSEI

Concerns included harming MU's reputation and the university's ability to get grants.

Wheelchair basketball coach to head U.S. team in 2016 Paralympics

Wheelchair basketball coach to head U.S. team in 2016 Paralympics

Ron Lykins first discovered wheelchair basketball when he was in college.

Fraternities awarded banners in honor of academic achievements

Beta Theta Pi was also singled out for achieving the highest all-chapter GPA among MU fraternities.

Mizzou College Democrats Exec Board wants to ‘promote change’

The Mizzou College Democrats hosted a State of the Union Watch party and discussed plans for the new semester.

MU SASHA, CDI sponsor discussion on secularism

MU SASHA, CDI sponsor discussion on secularism

The discussion aimed to dispel the negative stigma surrounding atheism and agnosticism.

RHA presidential slates finalized

Elections will begin on Feb. 27 and results will be announced March 1.

Sustain Mizzou celebrates 9th birthday

Club alumni and the executive board discussed the evolution of the club.

Police Blotter

Three trespassers arrested at local park Officers arrested three individuals at Clyde Wilson Memorial Park late Tuesday night. While monitoring traffic at the southeast entrance of the park, police observed a group of men walking into the park after hours. The park closes at 11 p.m., MUPD spokesman Captain ...

DVDNow rental service installs kiosk in student center

DVDNow rental service installs kiosk in student center

Efforts to bring a movie rental service to campus have finally paid off.

First Amnesty International meeting

Amnesty International is a worldwide human rights organization.

LBC hosts speed dating event

The night included a cakewalk and pizza.

Police dog Fano sold back to former officer Rob Sanders

Police Chief Raymond Barton sold Fano for $1.

Pope Benedict XVI to resign Feb. 28 due to health reasons

Pope Benedict XVI to resign Feb. 28 due to health reasons

Pope Benedict XVI is the first pope to do so in over 600 year.

Boone County Joint Communications sees increase in calls

Phone interactions last year reached more than 345,000.

CPD officers to take plunge for Special Olympic athletes

This year’s fundraising goal is set at $84,000.

New legislation to redefine grounds for unemployment benefits

The bill would redefine "misconduct" in the workplace.

Proposed bonds would net $68 million for MU

The bonds would be MU's first major capital bond funding since the 1990s.

Letter to the Editor: James editorial was overblown

I found myself disappointed by the editorial on the possible hiring of Larry James. Here are my three major opinions. This man is not only qualified to educate students on psychology, he is overqualified. Being unanimously referred to as “one of the top military psychologists” is not something to dismiss ...

Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

Thumbs up to Missouri Students Association President Nick Droege, who traveled to Jefferson City on Feb. 5 with advisers Ben Levin and Sam Green to urge lawmakers to allocate part of a state construction fund to MU. It has been at least a decade since the university has received money ...

Column: True progress takes more than a social justice fad

We’re all guilty of joining “awareness” movements, but real change requires work.

Column: Allies can and should fight for equality, too

Regardless of your orientation, LGBTQ rights are worth supporting.

Column: Republicans need new approach, not new face, to reach minorities

Sen. Marco Rubio is being called the GOP’s “savior,” but Americans aren’t that stupid.

Column: Solving Chicago violence takes open ears, not open fire

Gang violence in Chicago won’t be stopped by law enforcement but by fixing structural inequality.

Column: It's too soon to compare LJ to MJ

The comparison of the two athletes won't be valid until LeBron retires.

Missouri baseball enters first SEC season with stacked pitching rotation

Missouri baseball enters first SEC season with stacked pitching rotation

Junior Rob Zastryzny, one of the best arms from last season, will return this year.

Mother’s visit comes at opportune time for Ross

Mother’s visit comes at opportune time for Ross

The junior guard from North Carolina has become the Tigers' sixth man this season.

Seniors lead No. 5 Tigers to Regional Duals

Seniors lead No. 5 Tigers to Regional Duals

The seniors have their last dual at Hearnes Center on Sunday against Maryland, Wyoming and Purdue.

Softball opens season in Santa Barbara

Coach Ehren Earleywine said he's sick of the schoolwide obsession with the SEC

Ciao for now: Silenzio! We eat

Column: Ciao for now: Silenzio! We eat

Study abroad columnist Mollie Barnes on eating supper like it’s your last

Column: Couch Potato: The era of binge-watching

TV columnist Jack Howland on Netflix's "House of Cards" and why it's so deliciously dangerous

Column: Loud Minded: The magnetism of timeless music

William Schmitt on struggling to live in the moment

Column: Pop track: Forgiving celebrities as they fall

Pop culture columnist Joyce Peng on viewing stars from a different perspective

Column: The Viewing Room: 'Side Effects' gets really old really fast

Movie columnist Hannah Bedenkop on what’s hopefully not Soderbergh’s last film

Column: Tongue in Chic: New York state of mind

Fashion columnist Madison Feller on New York’s Fall/Winter 2013 collections

Pizza Tree takes root in Columbia

Pizza Tree takes root in Columbia

New pizzeria brings inventive ‘pizza art’ to Mojo's.

Spring break countdown 

Spring break countdown 

Just because it's five weeks away doesn't mean you can't celebrate now.

Eight ways to celebrate Random Acts of Kindness day this Feb. 17th

Good deeds that will RAK your world (and someone else’s)

From 'Boy Meets World' to 'Girl Meets World'

From 'Boy Meets World' to 'Girl Meets World'

As the premiere of 'Girl Meets World' quickly approaches, we take a look back at 'Boy Meets World.'

“Danger! High Voltage” rockers Electric Six to play in Columbia Saturday

“Danger! High Voltage” rockers Electric Six to play in Columbia Saturday

Whether you’ll throw a punch or buy them a beer, this band wants you there.

Dropping beats but not dropping out:  MU senior looks forward to the future as DJ UberVice.

Dropping beats but not dropping out: MU senior looks forward to the future as DJ UberVice.

Evan Weiss prepares for graduation, an EP release and a gig in Mexico.

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Faculty members met Thursday to discuss the planned closing of the Nuclear Science and Engineering Institute. Many faculty members say they were not included in the decision to close the institute.

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Senior Nicole Hudson throws the ball home Feb. 9 at the Black and Gold game at University Field. The Tigers are ranked No. 7 in the ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25 Poll.

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Members of MU Skeptics, Atheists, Secular Humanists and Agnostics discuss their personal experiences as atheists or agnostics at the "My Book, Your Book, Their Book, No Book — Exploring Secularism" event Wednesday night. MU SASHA partnered with the Chancellor's Diversity Initiative for the event to raise awareness and break negative stigmas surrounding secular beliefs.

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A DVD rental kiosk serves as a new addition to the MU Student Center as of last week. The plan to install a DVD rental system has been in the works since before the building was constructed.

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Pope Benedict XVI recites his Sunday Angelus prayer from the window of his apartment as an audience gathered in St. Peter's Square in Vatican City in early January. Pope Benedict announced Monday that he would resign effective 8 p.m. Rome time Feb. 28.

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Left-hander junior Rob Zastryzny pitches during a 15-5 victory over Ball State last March at Taylor Field. Last season, The Tigers won the Big 12 Championship.

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Junior Earnest Ross attempts to block Northwest Missouri State during November's exhibition at Missouri. Ross had a season-high 23 points against Auburn on Feb. 2.

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MU wheelchair basketball coach Ron Lykins says it's a tremendous honor to be selected to coach the national men's wheelchair basketball team in the 2016 Paralympic Games. Lykins has been coaching the MU team for four years and said he loves watching his players grow together and improve each week.

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Senior 184-pounder Mike Larson applies a hammer lock hold to SIU-Edwardsville's Derek Nagel. Larson pinned Nagel at the buzzer to contribute to the Tigers' victory Wednesday.

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