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Aug. 30, 2015

Plant sciences professor discusses drones in future of agriculture

By Nicholas Simon

“The future of American farming is going to be multi-faceted,” farmer DeGrandchamp said. “Growers today have to be skilled in engineering, law, HR, small-town politics and now flying robots.”

Aug. 28, 2015

MU Administrators haven’t reviewed graduate satisfaction data in 12 years

By Brian Consiglio

“Personally, I’m sorry for what happened, I really am,” Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin said.

Journalism students question safety after on-air shooting

By Allyson Sherwin

“This one strike close to home, because the victims look so much like us,” KOMU News Director Randy Reeves said. “We have everything in common with them. It hurts my heart. It’s legitimately scary.”

Aug. 27, 2015
Breaking Grad: Part 1

Breaking Grad: Part 1

By Michael Cali

Nearly 1,000 graduate students attended the Aug. 26 walkout after their demands were not met by administrators.

Graduate walkout only the beginning

Graduate walkout only the beginning

By Quinn Malloy

Hundreds marched from the Quad to Traditions Plaza during Wednesday’s rally.

Infographic: MU reaches largest total enrollment in school history

By Taylor Blatchford

The incoming freshman class is the smallest since 2011.

Aug. 26, 2015

Editorial: Graduate student unity is crucial to progress

It’s been a crazy week for our graduate students, but through all of the discord, we’re now seeing a united graduate student population.

The start of a movement: Graduate students walk out

The start of a movement: Graduate students walk out

By Emily Brehe

Students had seven demands for administrators.

Column: Conversations on diversity

By Kennedy Jones

How are incoming freshmen thinking about diversity?

Column: Five tips for becoming more politically engaged

By Brian Consiglio

Easy ways to maintain a constant investment in current events as a college student.

Column: How we learned to hate the bomb

By Mica Soellner

A new perspective on the impact of history’s deadliest weapon

Column: Our votes shape the future; it's time we start casting them.

By Lily Cusack

Political engagement is essential to our generation’s future.

MSA collaborates at SEC exchange

By Emily Gallion

Representatives who attended plan to implement new strategies in outreach and involvement.

PHA moves Bid Day to Faurot Field

PHA moves Bid Day to Faurot Field

By Tess Vrbin

MU’s recruitment ranked second in the country.

The Midnight Barbeque welcomes new students with food, music

By Peter Baugh

Local businesses sponsor the event to market to new students and fund this major event.

Tiger Pantry wins “Best Auxiliary” at SEC exchange

By Emily Gallion

Director Hessler hopes award will spread awareness for food insecurity.

Growing income inequality reveals racial divide

By Tessa Weinberg

Matthes believes Missouri’s history as a slave state might be part of the problem.

McCaskill fights back against sexual assault

McCaskill fights back against sexual assault

By Anna Jaoudi

Senator Claire McCaskill and a team of senators strengthened the Campus Accountability and Safety Act in hopes of moving it through the Senate and the House of Representatives.

Undocumented immigrants facing tuition hike

By Bryanna Leach

A small word change in a Missouri budget bill is costing two undocumented students big for the 2015-16 year.

As training camp wraps up, football preps for season

As training camp wraps up, football preps for season

By Peter Baugh

Michael Scherer: “You’ve just got to embrace it, you’ve got to enjoy it. I enjoy coming out here.”