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Aug. 20, 2014

Loftin takes on Ice Bucket Challenge

By Aaron Reiss

MU Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin had felt the cool sting against his back before. As a faculty member and administrator, he has made a point of seeing his universities' teams play. And when they win, he sometimes gets drenched. “This was better than Gatorade,” Loftin said, as he dried off ...

Aug. 16, 2014

Grow Well aims to feed hungry Missourians

By Elizabeth Reiter

Grow Well partners with food pantries throughout Missouri to give sustainable food to those in need.

Aug. 15, 2014

Columbia unites to honor Mike Brown

By Emily Brehe

Three MU seniors organized the event to spread awareness of underlying issues behind the Ferguson riots.

July 29, 2014

Sophomore crowned queen at Boone County Fair

By Elizabeth Reiter

Brittani Batye was crowned queen during her first beauty pageant at the Boone County Fair Royalty Competiton.

Wetlands essential for migrating mallards, MU researchers find

By Eleanor Hasenbeck

The U.S. has lost approximately 53 percent of its natural wetlands since the 1780s.

July 23, 2014

Students develop unique local campus weather service

By Jack Waddell

Campus weather service provides a completely student-run forecasting service for MU students.

July 21, 2014
MSA president to resign at the end of July

MSA president to resign at the end of July

By Elizabeth Loutfi

Current MSA Vice President Haberberger will replace Schara and will appoint current Chief of Staff Matt McKeown as vice president

July 15, 2014

MU graduates tour U.S. in Oscar Mayer Wienermobiles

By Crystal Duan

2014 graduates Joey Greenstein, Jessica Smith and Jackson Hobbs have become brand ambassadors for Oscar Mayer.

July 8, 2014

Alumna Hayley Besheer creates MADI Apparel to help women in need

By Sarah Wynn

Make a Difference Intimate Apparel (MADI) donates underwear to help women all over the world.

Cholesterol-lowering drug found effective for breast cancer treatment

By Grace Rogers

Cholesterol and hormone therapy could be the key to fighting cancer with minimal side effects, MU research team finds.

Formula SAE team applies engineering concepts to building cars

Formula SAE team applies engineering concepts to building cars

By Crystal Duan

This team takes race cars to competitions on a national level, finishing 19th out of 120 in Detroit and 13th out of 80 in Lincoln this year.

MU purchases Missouri Theatre from Missouri Symphony Society

By Erica Braham

With the purchase of the Missouri Theatre in downtown Columbia, MU will see many benefits in terms of future expenses, building plans, and performance space.

MU welcomes record number of rushees for third consecutive year

By Anna Brugmann

Although Daniel Moser did not rush formally his freshman year, deciding to rush informally his sophomore year, he said he suggests rushing freshman year due to limited academic controversies.

New GPC President to bring better connections to campus

By Jackson Bollinger

Hallie Thompson said the Graduate Professional Council wants to become better connected on a campus and national level.

New MCC coordinator sets goals to educate MU about diversity

New MCC coordinator sets goals to educate MU about diversity

By Mallory Brown

Yovanna Garcia, a student at Ramapo College, said she is confident in Rivera’s ability to make a difference at MU.

Seven recipients honored at NAACP Image Awards

By Maddie Foster and Mallory Brown

Seven MU students, faculty and organizations were selected to receive these awards.

Sober in College aims to change status quo

By Wendy Hayworth

SiC offers a 12-step program and plans to host social events on campus, Daily said.

Sorority women participate on philanthropic 'trek'

By Joseph Fafinski

In order to fund the trip, sorority women at MU hosted several Circle of Sisterhood fundraisers, including sales and a 5k run.

Summer Repertory Theatre brings three comedies to the Rhynsburger

By Em Donald

Mistaken identity, fictional characters coming to life and one-day rehearsals promise laughs for the Summer Repertory Theatre season.

Research team to document African languages

By Alease Lee

A four-year grant was given by the National Science Foundation to properly document Luyia languages of Africa.