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Aug. 24, 2016

Failed fee and budget cuts cause changes at MU Libraries

By Rebekah Komer

MU Libraries are searching for more funding and have raised $6 million so far.

Graduate workers hold second annual rally for graduate rights

By Magdaline Duncan

Coalition of Graduate Workers co-chair Eric Scott: “Each one of us is not that powerful in comparison to the grand monolith of the university, but when we stand together, when we are united together, we are a power that can shake these columns.”

MU holds first set of mandatory ‘citizenship’ trainings for new students

By Ayesha Vishnani

The Citizenship@Mizzou training, about making the university a more inclusive community, was initiated following racial tensions on campus last fall.

Aug. 23, 2016
Yearlong street closures to make way for new housing

Yearlong street closures to make way for new housing

By Madeline Boccardi

The city will not charge the developer, Catalyst Design Works, to close portions of Elm, Fifth and Sixth streets.

Aug. 22, 2016

MSA executive cabinet plans monthly open forums

By Fiona Murphy

The cabinet hopes the forums, called Roar At Us, will provide students a space to discuss controversial issues.

ResLife implements flat fee for laundry

ResLife implements flat fee for laundry

By Zia Kelly

The fee is $50 per semester, and some of the revenue goes toward new and updated machines.

Aug. 16, 2016
On the street: Students share aspirations for this year at MU

On the street: Students share aspirations for this year at MU

By Claire Colby

Freshman Tiffany Middlemas: “I’m looking forward to meeting new people, learning and having a new experience.”

Aug. 21, 2016

Which student organization is right for you?

By Kyra Haas

With more than 600 active organizations at MU, deciding which one is right for you can be overwhelming. Use the flowchart below to find an organization to join, based on your interests.

Who represents you at MU: a guide to student governments

By Emily Gallion

MSA controls a $1.6 million budget and LBC is the country’s only university-funded black student government. Find out more about these and other organizations.

Aug. 17, 2016
Frequently asked questions about MU’s historic fall

Frequently asked questions about MU’s historic fall

By Tessa Weinberg

A lot happened last fall. Here’s a quick rundown of the major events.

July 21, 2016

All eligible candidates elected in spring MSA Senate election

By Max Fillion

One potential senator, Joe Davis, was ruled ineligible because he is an incoming MU freshman.

May 11, 2016

RHA passes legislation to raise social fee

By Andrew Frein

Congressman Garren Wegener, the bill’s author, said the $5 increase was necessary to expand RHA’s relevance on campus.

May 5, 2016
Mizzou in Review 2015–16

Mizzou in Review 2015–16

By The Maneater Staff

The best and the worst of this unforgettable year.

May 3, 2016
Best student achievement: Ousting the presidents

Best student achievement: Ousting the presidents

By Tess Vrbin

Former MSA presidential candidate Syed Ejaz: “Our student body cares about a lot of things, but oftentimes just doesn’t do much. (In) those moments when push comes to shove, I think that in general, a lot of people will come together.”

Biggest Embarrassment: The Missouri Students Association

Biggest Embarrassment: The Missouri Students Association

By Emily Gallion

Many leaders of the Missouri Students Association have struggled to meet basic standards of integrity or, in many cases, remain in office. The organization’s main purpose is to represent and advocate for the undergraduate students of the university, but members have been more preoccupied with addressing scandals than serving ...

LBC executive cabinet aims to serve and strengthen the Black community

LBC executive cabinet aims to serve and strengthen the Black community

By Tess Vrbin

President Shelby Anderson: “While our sole purpose is focusing on Black students, encouraging a campus that denies oppression in any form is growth for all minorities.”

Most influential students: Haden Gomez

Most influential students: Haden Gomez

By Waverly Colville

The Missouri Students Association was a sleeping dragon; it looked strong, intimidating and powerful, but in reality, it was dormant. It stayed silent on pertinent issues, and its members proudly boasted an extra but hollow line on their resumes. But what does it take to wake the beast from its ...

Most influential students: Payton and Kandice Head

Most influential students: Payton and Kandice Head

By Waverly Colville

It’s hard to look around campus and not see Payton and Kandice Head. Between the two of them, they represent the university and its students in an extensive list of organizations. To name just a few: Missouri Students Association, Alumni Association Student Board, Tour Team, Summer Welcome and Mizzou ...

MSA Mayhem: Top 5 MSA moments

MSA Mayhem: Top 5 MSA moments

By Waverly Colville

1. Election Round 1 The annual Missouri Students Association election is no stranger to scandal, but this year’s discombobulation takes the cake. The Board of Elections Commissioners — the people who make the rules — didn’t even start making them on time, causing Senate to suspend their rules to pass ...

Over 100 MU students march to Take Back the Night

Over 100 MU students march to Take Back the Night

By Madison Plaster

RSVP Center coordinator Danica Wolf: “We need to be on the same page, on the same journey together, to change our culture.”