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Feb. 10, 2016
A pinch of snow makes everything beautiful

Gallery: A pinch of snow makes everything beautiful

By The Maneater Staff

A light shower of snow comes to Columbia on Wednesday morning leaving everything looking white and peaceful.

UPDATED: MSA Board of Elections Commissioners Handbook approved during full Senate

By Max Fillion

The handbook aims to give the BEC more control over the elections.

Feb. 9, 2016

Bike Share program hopes to expand with help of RHA

By Tess Vrbin

RHA Vice President Rachel Thomas said the second location could be near Bingham Commons or the North, Center and South area.

Former CCRC chairman and presidential candidate Syed Ejaz says goodbye to MSA

By Andrew Frein

Syed Ejaz: “If you were just a fly on the wall you’d think that we would definitely be running but deep down I don’t think anybody really wanted to.”

Feb. 8, 2016

Revived Multicultural Greek Council seeks to increase unity of Greek councils

By Tess Vrbin

MGC President Phillip Nguyen: “We want them to know that (even if) you’re not rich or white, you still have access to being a part of Greek Life.”

Feb. 4, 2016

New appointed BEC chairs seek to reform election process

By Emily Gallion

BEC Chairwoman Bridget Everson: “We’ve been given an opportunity to restore faith in MSA.”

TAPP to host panel discussion about sexual violence legislation

By Tess Vrbin

TAPP President Helen Bass: “This event is not intended to discredit nor support movements for survivor-based policy or proposals for increased defendants’ rights — it’s to get people with different ideas in one room together for a discussion.”

Feb. 2, 2016
A Q&A with MSA’s new interim vice president Bill Vega

A Q&A with MSA’s new interim vice president Bill Vega

By Andrew Frein

Vega: “You don’t have to be in an official position, you don’t have to be a vice something or an interim whatever, you can come pop in and say, ‘Hey, this is something I’d like to see done better.’”

Feb. 1, 2016

First annual India Day highlights student and faculty achievements

By Rashi Gupta

The Vice Provost for International Programs Dr. James Scott: “The Indian community has been so productive for the University of Missouri and helps our reputation in so many ways.”

Rewriting Realities challenges students creatively

By Allie Greenspun

The top three winners in each category will receive a prize of $300 for first place, $200 for second place and $100 for third place winners.

RSVP Center holds presentation on the new realities of social media stalking

By Brittani Langland

According to the National Center for Victims of Crime, 7.5 million people are stalked in one year in the US.

Swipe Me In Facebook group hopes to combat food insecurity on campus

By Andrew Frein

Jordan McFarland: “You can make a difference without a title here. (Swipe Me In) was one way that I thought I could make a difference.”

Jan. 31, 2016
MSA CCRC chairman resigns after Senate drives out president-elect

MSA CCRC chairman resigns after Senate drives out president-elect

By Emily Gallion

Higginbotham: “Right now, MSA is broken. Students who pay attention quite honestly hate MSA, and I don’t blame them. In my opinion, we earned that.”

Jan. 28, 2016
How MSA Senate toppled their president-elect

How MSA Senate toppled their president-elect

By Emily Gallion

Senators began planning Gomez’s removal during a Operations Committee meeting Tuesday night.

India Day to showcase academic research and cultural performances

By Madison Plaster

Consul General Ausaf Sayeed and ARC President Surendra Gupta will speak at the event.

MSA President Payton Head steps back into office

MSA President Payton Head steps back into office

By Max Fillion

Head and Vega will serve in office while the student body selects its next MSA president and vice president, who will be chosen through a special election process.

Students reproach Haden Gomez during open forum at MSA senate meeting

Students reproach Haden Gomez during open forum at MSA senate meeting

By Andrew Frein and Max Fillion

BEC Vice Chairman Mark McDaniel said: “If we had the information that we had today back in November, Chris, Haden... you would have been removed from the election.”

Two MU sororities plan to rebuild houses due to increased membership

By Tess Vrbin

Zeta Tau Alpha President Ashlie Elver: “Our new chapter house will be built to accommodate the needs of our chapter women now and into the distant future.”

Jan. 27, 2016
After MSA presidential election, members call for reform

After MSA presidential election, members call for reform

By Andrew Frein | Updated Jan. 28, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.

2015 BEC Chairwoman Emma Henderson responds to criticism from vice chairwoman Bridget Everson.

Community reacts to Gomez/Hanner misconduct

By Thomas Oide

Legion of Black Collegians’ letter: “It is clear now that those involved with this campaign have no intent of helping to eradicate the bigoted and racist problems that have plagued this campus and greater community for so long.”