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May 17, 2017

College of Veterinary Medicine dean Neil Olson steps down for a position at St. George's University

By Zia Kelly

Olson’s resignation will make the College of Veterinary Medicine the fourth MU academic unit without a permanent dean.

May 15, 2017
Fraternal system’s lack of diversity creates a discriminatory environment

Fraternal system’s lack of diversity creates a discriminatory environment

By Elena Cruz

Sophomore Matt Luke: “Diversity in the frats? I don’t know, that's the only thing that's still segregated. Because that's what it is; frats are segregated.”

May 3, 2017

Best Student Achievement: Students vote to pass Enhance Mizzou fee

By Claire Colby

This campaign was run by and for students, and its results will be seen across campus.

Best Student Organization: It’s On Us commits to fighting sexual assault

By Kyle LaHucik

It’s On Us has saved at least one life, and it has brought an issue to the spotlight in an effort to uplift others and prevent future sexual assaults.

Most Influential Students: Missouri’s youngest RNC delegate reflects on being political at an early age

By Jackson Kinkead

Delegate Jeremy Wiggins: “Anyone at any age can really get involved and do some really cool things, especially in Missouri.”

The loudspeaker: How Mark McDaniel put his voice to good use in MSA

By George Roberson

The 48th Senate speaker reflects on democratizing the Missouri Students Association.

Top 5 quotes of the year: Racism, solidarity, empowerment

Top 5 quotes of the year: Racism, solidarity, empowerment

By Anna Sirianni

J’den Cox’s mother Cathy: “To me, bronze feels like gold.”

Top 5 words to summarize this school year

Top 5 words to summarize this school year

By Sam Nelson

The highs and lows included championships, deficits and mumps.

May 4, 2017

Take Back the Night raises money, support for sexual assault survivors

By Claire Colby

Since the 1970s, Take Back the Night has worked to prevent and eliminate sexual violence.

May 2, 2017
Application numbers reflect decreasing international student interest in MU

Application numbers reflect decreasing international student interest in MU

By Olivia Garrett and Sam Forbes

For fall 2016, MU experienced a decrease in enrollment percentages for international students for the first time since 2006.

Curators stall in naming new residence hall after black journalist Lucile Bluford

Curators stall in naming new residence hall after black journalist Lucile Bluford

By Sam Forbes

Bluford, who was repeatedly denied admission to MU because of her race, would be the first black woman on campus to have a residence hall named after her.

Fresh Faces: From being a prolific boxer to a U.S. Navy SEAL, Greitens has done it all

Fresh Faces: From being a prolific boxer to a U.S. Navy SEAL, Greitens has done it all

By Caroline Kealy and Michelle Lumpkins

The new Missouri governor is leaving his mark on MU students and the community.

Garnett Stokes appointed interim chancellor, Gary Ward appointed interim vice chancellor for student affairs

Garnett Stokes appointed interim chancellor, Gary Ward appointed interim vice chancellor for student affairs

By Clare Roth

Stokes will serve as interim chancellor until a permanent chancellor is hired.

Researchers display agricultural engineering technologies at event last Saturday

By Olivia Garrett

MU’s agricultural engineering department began in 1917, but no longer exists as a separate academic department.

Short-term, long-term facility renovations considered by curators

By Zia Kelly

A $100 million multi-phase plan was proposed to renovate or replace outdated research buildings.

The Briefing: Board of Curators’ April meeting, international enrollment drops, campus carry resolution fails, Take Back the Night

By Katherine Stevenson and Zia Kelly

UM Board of Curators discussed tuition rise, facility renovations at meeting last week Tuition may be increasing by 2.1 percent for both in-state and out-of-state students for the 2017-18 school year, according to the agenda presented at the April 27 and 28 curator meeting. The final vote was tabled ...

The top 5 numbers that sum up the year: Tiger Plan, system administrators and closed buildings

By Katherine Stevenson

A look back at the excessive spending and lack of administrators this year.

Top Disappointments: Columbia Police chief refuses to acknowledge racial profiling

By Sam Forbes

Despite clear evidence that racial profiling is a problem in Columbia, Chief Ken Burton follows his “stubborn streak.”

Top Disappointments: Student Health Center to charge for medical health consultations

Top Disappointments: Student Health Center to charge for medical health consultations

By Anna Sirianni

Students will still have to pay a fee, but fewer services will be covered.

Top Moments of the Year: Columbia residents find solidarity in unrest

Top Moments of the Year: Columbia residents find solidarity in unrest

By Fiona Murphy

Thousands of community members marched in solidarity with the Women’s March in D.C. to protest President Trump’s inauguration.