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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.”

Peyton White remembered as having “gentle presence”

By Kyra Haas

The MU freshman, who died April 27, was honored at a vigil over the weekend.

Top 5 Campus Events

By Alyssa Bessasparis

1. Tim Gunn speaks on his fashion career Project Runway’s 14-season co-host Tim Gunn is one of a few people who dislike the “leggings as pants” trend, but he may be the only one who receives laughter for expressing such an opinion. Gunn graced the Jesse Auditorium stage Sept ...

April 30, 2016

Rewriting Realities contest winners explore social justice issues

By Allie Greenspun

Graduate Assistant Ben Daniels: “The winners really dived deep into how their identities are impacted by society.”

April 29, 2016
MU LGBTQ Community and allies march in annual pride parade

MU LGBTQ Community and allies march in annual pride parade

By Max Fillion

Though parade attendance was down relative to previous years, students said that inclusivity for the LGBTQ Community has improved.

April 27, 2016

Earl and Schafer explain their MSA cabinet picks

By Max Fillion

None of the interim executive cabinet members from Gomez and Hanner’s selections re-applied for their positions.

Joint session calls for MU to divest from prison labor

By Emily Gallion

MSA passed the resolution to condemn MU products made by state inmates, but some representatives questioned the research behind the legislation.

MSA confirms new executive cabinet

By Andrew Frein and Emily Gallion

The cabinet will serve for one year under President Sean Earl and Vice President Tori Schafer.

April 24, 2016

Denim Day will work to end sexual violence stereotypes

By Micaela Dea

RSVP staffer Marlee Ellison: “Denim Day is a huge global thing now, which is really powerful.”

Secret societies LSV and Mystical 7 call out injustices at MU on Tap Day

Secret societies LSV and Mystical 7 call out injustices at MU on Tap Day

By Alycia Washington

The speeches took place at the MU secret societies reveal Friday.

April 21, 2016

Attorney Dean Strang discusses ‘Making a Murderer,’ criminal justice system

By Lily Cusack

Strang: “I was amazed at how much time this series was devoted to an actual trial… I thought they did a pretty good job of including major points the prosecution and jury were talking about at that time.”

April 14, 2016

MSA Operations looks into removal of chief justice

By Emily Gallion

Proposed legislation clarifies the removal procedure, but Senate cannot impeach Chief Justice Whitney Barr while she is out of state.