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Aug. 24, 2016
Failed fee and budget cuts cause changes at MU Libraries

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

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.

Column: Obama’s bathroom policies reach too far

By Chris Vas

President Obama continues to double down on unpopular bathroom decrees.

Aug. 23, 2016

Column: As a new year starts, students hold the power

By Kurtis Dunlap

After a year of turmoil, students accepting each other’s differences will make the biggest impact.

Column: Sorority women go through more than you’d think

By Emmett Ferguson

Rush week isn’t all fun; it’s a boot camp.

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.

Guest column: LBC President Shelby Anderson on making your home at MU

By Shelby Anderson

These are the years that you make your memories. Now is the time to make mistakes, learn your truths, and meet the people who can be a part of your life, for the rest of your life. During this time in school, you will learn just as much in class ...

Independent diversity, equity and inclusion audit conducted over UM System

By Olivia Garrett

The audit is part of a series of initiatives launched by the UM System Board of Curators in November 2015.

MU graduate student program improves health care in rural Missouri

MU graduate student program improves health care in rural Missouri

By Jackson Kinkead

Health psychology professor Laura Schopp: “We can treat the whole person. We don’t have care fractured off into silos.”

Aug. 22, 2016

Column: Character judgment, not political correctness, is hurting society

By Tess Vrbin

In order to make social progress, we need to calm down and listen to each other.

Column: Media treats female and male Olympians differently

By Hannah Wente

A Fox News commentator said about female athletes’ appearances: “I think when you see an athlete, why should I have to look at some chick’s zits? Why not a little blush on her lips and cover those zits?”

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.

Disappointment and dreams: Dominique Bouchard reflects on Olympic experience

Disappointment and dreams: Dominique Bouchard reflects on Olympic experience

By Peter Baugh

Bouchard, a Missouri graduate, placed ninth in the 200-meter backstroke.

Incoming freshman class size consistent with projected decline

By Olivia Garrett

This fall, however, the retention rate is the third-highest in university history.

Aug. 21, 2016

Column: Don’t dress up weapons

By Jessie Staley

Self-defense devices made girly are counterintuitive.

Annual Black and Gold scrimmage brings out Missouri volleyball’s rising players

Annual Black and Gold scrimmage brings out Missouri volleyball’s rising players

By Anne Rogers

The Black team may have swept the game, but players on both sides of the court showed Missouri’s potential for the upcoming season.