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March 29, 2017

Hank Foley to leave MU for New York Institute of Technology

By Emily Gallion

Foley served as interim chancellor of MU for over a year and had previously said he’d like to stay in the position permanently.

March 25, 2017

MSA Operations Committee denies Willett/Englert’s first cabinet appointee

By Emily Gallion

Twelve students submitted anonymous depositions to the committee regarding the candidate, Leslie Parker.

March 24, 2017

Coalition of Graduate Workers urges MU to consider becoming a ‘sanctuary campus’

By Libby Stanford

MU is not currently among the 28 campuses that have pledged to not refer undocumented students to federal authorities unless compelled by warrant.

Demolition begins at Laws Hall

By Sam Forbes

The process will take five weeks and is part of the Residential Life Master Plan’s final phase.

UM System begins accepting Common App for admissions

By Madi McVan

By adding the Common Application, administrators hope to increase enrollment and improve diversity.

Women’s Leadership Conference fosters community, education

By Claire Colby

Founder of Everyday Feminism Sandra Kim: “If we can’t talk about it, we can’t change it.”

March 23, 2017

HBO star Issa Rae talks black women, feminism and finding confidence

By Clare Roth

Rae: “[There were] many different types of awkward black girls, but no black leads.”

New UM System president outlines plans for university amid state budget cuts

New UM System president outlines plans for university amid state budget cuts

By Clare Roth

President Choi: “We have to demonstrate that we can control our own destiny to some degree. We need to make a compelling case about why we’re a worthy investment to the state.”

Recca and Davis open up about life outside student government

By Andrew Withers

The incoming RHA president and vice president have found friendship and success through a shared love of MU.

The first Muslim woman to play wearing a hijab in the NCAA speaks at MU

By Clare Roth

Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir: “Sport is universal. I could bring a ball to Spain and there would be language gap, but the ball would speak."

March 22, 2017
Greek Philanthropy Fight Night

Gallery: Greek Philanthropy Fight Night

By Lane Burdette

Fiji hosts Kickboxing for Babies, raising money for NICU.

MU researchers find evidence of a correlation between epilepsy and religiosity

By Olivia Garrett

The study was one of many conducted by MU researchers into the relationship between religion and the brain.

Women’s Leadership Conference fosters community, education

By Claire Colby

Founder of Everyday Feminism Sandra Kim: “If we can’t talk about it, we can’t change it.”

March 21, 2017

First Mizzou Giving Day attracted over 3,000 donors and $8 million in donations

By Olivia Garrett

Mizzou Giving Day is a part of the Mizzou: Our Time to Lead campaign, which hopes to raise $1.3 billion by 2020.

March 20, 2017
Student Health Center to bill students for office visits

Student Health Center to bill students for office visits

By Elena Cruz

The center will require payments for most previously free services starting July 1.

March 18, 2017
Sections of Lowry Mall to be closed for repairs until March 2018

Sections of Lowry Mall to be closed for repairs until March 2018

By Magdaline Duncan

The steam tunnels underneath the walkway date back to 1923.

Thompson Center partners in America’s largest autism study

By Jackson Kinkead

Study coordinator Amanda Shocklee: “The goal of SPARK is to speed up autism research, and we are looking into causes and treatments for autism."

March 17, 2017

A life of hardship and happiness: Activist Mike Robertson shares lessons from his life’s work with a Canadian aboriginal band

By Andrew Withers

After decades of work with the Cheslatta Carrier Nation in Canada, Mike Robertson offers insight into the struggle for justice and self-discovery.

Canadian studies program hosts 13th annual Canada Days at MU

By Katherine Stevenson

Held March 6-10, guest speakers included Mike Robertson, senior policy advisor for a First Nations band in British Columbia.

MSA budget will be $150,000 less than previous year

By Fiona Murphy

MSA adviser Bryan Goers said the “theme” of this budget season is that “everyone should expect cuts.”