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Sept. 27, 2016

MSA hopes to encourage use of open educational resources on campus

By Jackson Fletcher

An OER is any resource that professors can use in the classroom free of cost to students

New policy allows students to use preferred names on student IDs

By Fiona Murphy

MSA Senator Sterling Waldman: “Not having people’s preferred name on an ID is a safety hazard. Being misgendered is a painful experience.”

Sept. 23, 2016

MU professor brings experiences in space to her classroom

By Claire Colby

Physics and Astronomy professor Linda Godwin: “It’s like a whole new invention of myself; it’s very different than the life I was living, working for NASA.”

Sexual assault arrest made outside Student Center

By Fiona Murphy

MUPD was able to track the suspect using the victim’s stolen cellphone.

Sept. 22, 2016

MSA Senate Speaker withdraws bill to lower Senate GPA requirements

By Lailah Tarakai

Senate Speaker Mark McDaniel: “We lose [potential] when we try to focus on someone being academically perfect or being academically imperfect.”

Students create petition to increase Ellis Library hours

Students create petition to increase Ellis Library hours

By Lailah Tarakai

The petition is gaining speed with over 2,000 supporters as of Thursday evening.

Sept. 21, 2016

Gender-neutral bathrooms one step toward inclusive campus, advocates say

By Ayesha Vishnani

MSA Senator Sterling Waldman: “It’s been needed for so long that we’re just kind of like, 'Okay, this is great, and we need more. It’s almost halfway to basic necessities.”

Sept. 20, 2016

ASUM prepares to select, train interns for a busy spring in Jefferson City

By Hope Johnson

Interns hope to gain a student vote on the Board of Curators, an increase in university funding, more readily available mental health help and better opportunities for STEM degree graduates.

Building repairs may lead to closure of Craft Studio

By Sam Forbes

The studio is slowly stopping regular programs and has canceled all scheduled events after Oct. 28.

Student governments had limited input in Tiger Plan

By Zia Kelly

MSA and RHA presidents each met once with CDS after the plan was already constructed.

Trulaske College of Business promotes “global mindset” with International Week

By Sylvia Maehr

International Week primary planner Courtney Boeding: “We are just a small piece of the puzzle.”

Sept. 19, 2016

Legalize Mizzou hopes to change both laws and stigmas around drug usage

By Magdaline Duncan

MU NORML President Aaron Ladd: “It’s unfortunate that they are censoring our message like this because Missouri already has some [cannabidiol] laws, so it’s not an illegal substance.”

Sept. 16, 2016
Craft Studio launches new program aimed at STEM students

Craft Studio launches new program aimed at STEM students

By Magdaline Duncan

Rhode Island School of Design’s STEM to STEAM inspired the studio’s Makerspace Nights.

MSA referendum will correct error caused by previous referendum

By Emily Gallion

The MSA constitution currently requires a president and vice president to be inaugurated about two months prior to their actual election.

RSVP Center to help lead first National Green Dot Day of Action

By Ayesha Vishnani

Prevention Coordinator Chris Walters: “We are actually the birthplace, the creator of this idea. We’re really excited that it at least had a little start here.”

Sept. 14, 2016
Candlelight vigil for MU student Tyler Romaker held Monday at Traditions Plaza

Candlelight vigil for MU student Tyler Romaker held Monday at Traditions Plaza

By Sylvia Maehr

Hunter Stoll: “This was a man that you either liked or you loved.”

MU DUIs at lowest since 2001 as STRIPES nears 200,000 rides

MU DUIs at lowest since 2001 as STRIPES nears 200,000 rides

By Kaitlin Washburn

Nearly 40 percent of college students said they had ridden in a car with a drunk driver, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Recycling bins replace trash cans in new Low Waste Initiative

Recycling bins replace trash cans in new Low Waste Initiative

By Madeline Boccardi

Assistant Director of Campus Facilities Matthew Maher: “The new program will hopefully raise awareness about what can be recycled.”

RHA hopes to increase transparency, overcome budget problems in coming year

By Zia Kelly

The organization has passed a $5 semesterly fee increase which will help mitigate the effects of lower enrollment and work to create greater transparency.

Sept. 13, 2016
Kelly White remembered as a selfless friend

Kelly White remembered as a selfless friend

By Sylvia Maehr

White was a hospitality management major and was involved in Mizzou Special Events Society and Mizzou Association of Venue Managers.