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April 30, 2016

Rewriting Realities contest winners explore social justice issues

By Allie Greenspun

Graduate Assistant Ben Daniels: “The winners really dived deep into how their identities are impacted by society.”

April 29, 2016

MU LGBTQ Community and allies march in annual pride parade

By Max Fillion

Though parade attendance was down relative to previous years, students said that inclusivity for the LGBTQ Community has improved.

April 27, 2016

Earl and Schafer explain their MSA cabinet picks

By Max Fillion

None of the interim executive cabinet members from Gomez and Hanner’s selections re-applied for their positions.

Joint session calls for MU to divest from prison labor

By Emily Gallion

MSA passed the resolution to condemn MU products made by state inmates, but some representatives questioned the research behind the legislation.

MSA confirms new executive cabinet

By Andrew Frein and Emily Gallion

The cabinet will serve for one year under President Sean Earl and Vice President Tori Schafer.

April 24, 2016

Denim Day will work to end sexual violence stereotypes

By Micaela Dea

RSVP staffer Marlee Ellison: “Denim Day is a huge global thing now, which is really powerful.”

Secret societies LSV and Mystical 7 call out injustices at MU on Tap Day

Secret societies LSV and Mystical 7 call out injustices at MU on Tap Day

By Alycia Washington

The speeches took place at the MU secret societies reveal Friday.

April 21, 2016

Attorney Dean Strang discusses ‘Making a Murderer,’ criminal justice system

By Lily Cusack

Strang: “I was amazed at how much time this series was devoted to an actual trial… I thought they did a pretty good job of including major points the prosecution and jury were talking about at that time.”

April 14, 2016

MSA Operations looks into removal of chief justice

By Emily Gallion

Proposed legislation clarifies the removal procedure, but Senate cannot impeach Chief Justice Whitney Barr while she is out of state.

April 12, 2016
Loud and Proud: LGBTQ hosts annual drag show

Gallery: Loud and Proud: LGBTQ hosts annual drag show

By Jordan Kodner

The LGBTQ Resource Center hosts the “Let’s Get Loud” drag show on April 9 in Stotler Lounge in Memorial Student Union.

April 10, 2016
Earl and Schafer take office, closing the book on a tumultuous six months for MSA

Earl and Schafer take office, closing the book on a tumultuous six months for MSA

By Andrew Frein

Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Cathy Scroggs: “We’ve lived through an interesting year. We know that we’ve got to do better. And all the people in this room are committed to that.”

April 7, 2016

IFC dispels rumors about party ban

By Tess Vrbin

Vice President of Risk Management Ryan O’Connor said Greek men have the sizable responsibility of knowing all the policies that apply to them.

ThreadBare: To build a successful student venture

By Manyun Zou

ThreadBare will accept applications for new prospective owners.

April 4, 2016
Craft Studio undergoes changes in leadership and structure

Craft Studio undergoes changes in leadership and structure

By Tess Vrbin

Former coordinator Kelsey Hammond: “I got to work with some of the funniest, most caring and passionate students at MU, and I consider myself incredibly lucky to still call so many of them my friends.”

MSA Senate challenged by poor retention

MSA Senate challenged by poor retention

By Andrew Frein

As Senate struggles to reach quorum, current and former MSA members have debated how to increase and maintain attendance.

March 24, 2016

Lawyer and social activist Bryan Stevenson talks capital punishment, child conviction and race relations

By Madison Plaster

Stevenson: “We didn’t want to just own people, we wanted to be moral and just while we owned them, so we said that white people are different than black people.”

MSA budget passes unanimously

By Emily Gallion

The Senatorial Election Handbook also passed. Campaigning begins on April 11.

March 23, 2016

STRIPES will decrease wait time and increase safety with new dispatch system

By Alycia Washington

The system could be implemented as early as the fall semester.

Wheelchair basketball relay raises scholarship funds, disability awareness

By Tess Vrbin

Physical therapy professor Carmen Abbott: “Everybody that does it seems to get a lot out of it, other than just pure fun.”

March 22, 2016

Atheists across the nation came to MU to participate in SASHAcon

By Jess Rendall

MU Professor Libby Cowgill: “The number one thing that shuts down the mind like a trap is fear.”