By Brendan Crowley and Brooke Collier | Nov. 9, 2016
On the one-year anniversary of top administrator resignations, a look back at MU’s history of student activism.
By Sylvia Maehr | Nov. 9, 2016
Former Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin: “If we do something which is too hurried and too shallow, it becomes something that won't be sustainable.”
By Jackson Kinkead | Nov. 8, 2016
Since its first meeting in May 2015, the committee has recommended similar committees and released a report of its findings.
By Claire Mitzel | Nov. 2, 2016 | Updated Nov. 3, 2016 at 2:11 p.m.
The announcement comes exactly a week before the one-year anniversary of former UM System President Tim Wolfe’s resignation.
By Claire Mitzel | Oct. 31, 2016
Reports say the new president is Mun Y. Choi, the University of Connecticut’s provost.
By Tessa Weinberg | Aug. 17, 2016
A lot happened last fall. Here’s a quick rundown of the major events.
The newly released recommendations by an ad hoc committee on the use of public spaces need to be more specific.
By Claire Mitzel | May 3, 2016
It may be hard to have certain conversations, but it’s easier than having the two top administrators resign within 12 hours of each other.
By Thomas Oide | May 3, 2016
Butler’s hunger strike fueled protests that led to the resignation of UM System President Tim Wolfe.
By Alec Lewis | April 7, 2016
Washington: “I don’t think it painted the best picture of the Mizzou that I experienced at Mizzou, but that was my experience.”
By Thomas Oide | April 7, 2016
Shortened versions of the film will premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival and on ESPN.
By Amanda Battmer and Katie Rosso | April 6, 2016
Director Spike Lee visited campus last month to film the Concerned Student 1950 documentary.
By Thomas Oide | April 5, 2016
Students and professors discussed the merits of keeping his statue on Francis Quadrangle during a public forum Monday.
By Thomas Oide | March 15, 2016
Concerned Student 1950 member Maxwell Little: “We have to understand that this is mid-Missouri. This is ‘Little Dixie.’ So the first thing we have to do is eradicate that stigma of being ‘Little Dixie.’ That’s where you start at.”
By Alyssa Bessasparis | March 7, 2016
Chuck Henson in response to the protest: “We are moving forward, and the point of the Working Group is to move forward together.”
By Alec Lewis | March 7, 2016
Concerned Student 1950 member Kendrick Washington: “First of all, Spike is an educator. This is something that he follows. He’s not new to understanding institutionalized oppression, racism, any of that.”
By Claire Mitzel | March 1, 2016
After the UM System Board of Curators’ decision to fire the professor, faculty members have questioned their own ability to stand up for students.
By Thomas Oide | March 1, 2016
Henson encouraged the group to meet with him in person and attend Working Group meetings to collaborate with administrators.
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By Nancy Coleman and Taylor Blatchford | Feb. 25, 2016
Interim Chancellor Hank Foley: “Her actions in October and November are those that directly violate the core values of our university.”
By Thomas Oide | Feb. 24, 2016
Their first two demands were left off the presentation.
By Katie Rosso | Feb. 24, 2016
After Concerned Student 1950 released a Prezi presentation Feb. 24, people on Twitter reacted with #StillConcerned.
By Emily Gallion | Feb. 22, 2016
YAL President: “To the national spotlight, all we are is Melissa Click.”
By Katie Rosso | Feb. 18, 2016
The Joint Committee of the Missouri Legislature met today to discuss MU funding, Click employment.
By Katherine Knott | Feb. 16, 2016
Click: “I leaned on the people around me who love me and tried very hard to remember good things about myself and that I was trying to do the right thing.”
By Lily Oppenheimer | Feb. 15, 2016
Vice Chancellor of Advancement Tom Hiles said the losses came from donors upset about controversial events like Concerned Student 1950 protests and Planned Parenthood.
By Emily Gallion | Feb. 11, 2016
MU students have organized more than a dozen major protests this year.
By Claire Mitzel and Taylor Blatchford | Feb. 4, 2016 | Updated March 2, 2016 at 9:54 p.m.
The students returned to protest once the curators had entered their public session.
By Thomas Oide | Jan. 30, 2016
The group’s protests in November generated national media attention.
By Thomas Oide | Jan. 27, 2016
Suspension comes after being charged for third-degree assault on Monday.
By Tess Vrbin | Jan. 25, 2016
Interim Chancellor Hank Foley said there is no chance of Click’s termination before the tenure issue is decided.
By Alyssa Bessasparis and Lauren Wortman | Jan. 25, 2016
The assistant professor faces a simple assault charge, which is considered a class C misdemeanor.
By Thomas Oide | Jan. 20, 2016
The committee of 13 members will evaluate whether MU “responded appropriately to events this past fall.”
By Thomas Oide | Dec. 7, 2015
Reuben Faloughi: “To know that other students have that same experience and are willing to stand up with you because you did, it’s so empowering. It makes the sleepless nights worth it. It makes the threats worth it. It makes the struggle worth it.”
By Alec Lewis , Bruno Vernaschi and Will Jarvis | Dec. 3, 2015
Revisit how a group of collegiate football players used its platform for change.
By Elane Edwards | Dec. 1, 2015
In addition to derogatory emails and phone calls, a package of diapers was sent to the black studies department.
By Niamh Cremin | Nov. 17, 2015
“The best way to counter what you think is bad speech is with more good speech,” said YAL President Ian Paris
By Jennifer Prohov | Nov. 17, 2015
Members of Concerned Student 1950 said they are working toward creating an “actual One Mizzou.”
By Jennifer Prohov | Nov. 17, 2015
Communications law professor Sandy Davidson: “On a university campus we should try to elevate the ethical standards. We should have respect.”
By Jennifer Prohov | Nov. 16, 2015
They explained encounters with racism at MU, the origins of the Concerned Student 1950 movement, and problematic behavior on campus.
By Neeti Butala | Nov. 16, 2015
Students left Tate Hall with their arms linked together and were escorted by police. Joint Session is rescheduled for Tuesday Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. at Schlundt Hall 103.
By Lily Oppenheimer | Nov. 16, 2015
Threats didn’t stop the MU movement.
By Thomas Oide | Nov. 13, 2015
Students from UMSTL, UMKC and SLU participated in the march.
By Michael Natelli | Nov. 13, 2015
Even after the resignations, MU still isn’t effectively communicating with its students.
By Stephen Leonard | Nov. 13, 2015
Demanding others make changes that you want is abdication, not responsible engagement.
By Morgan Magid | Nov. 13, 2015
“I think this is a litmus as well as an example for equality and to open a dialogue about race and justice and collaboration in our country,” graduate Jeff Beckham said.
By Bryanna Leach and Tess Vrbin | Nov. 12, 2015
“You could feel that there was pain and tension in the air,” sophomore Claire Papp said.
By Bruno Vernaschi | Nov. 12, 2015
MUPD officer Dustin Heckmaster: “I asked if he was quoting the Umpqua shooting; he replied, ‘mmhmm.’ I asked why he had quoted the phrase; Hunter replied, ‘I don’t know, I just … deep interest.’”
By Lauren Wortman | Nov. 12, 2015
“It is important students help other students because many times the university cannot provide services to its students,” sophomore Evan Chiarelli said.
By Emily Gallion | Nov. 12, 2015
Head apologized for posting on Facebook that the KKK had been sighted at MU.
By Bruno Vernaschi and Hailey Stolze | Nov. 12, 2015 | Updated Nov. 12, 2015 at 1:16 p.m.
A freshman who was near the center around 1 a.m. said he heard a man tell a black female she “wasn’t welcome.”
By Madison Plaster , Tessa Weinberg and Waverly Colville | Nov. 12, 2015
Over 150 schools have announced their support for MU and Concerned Student 1950.
By Quinn Malloy | Nov. 11, 2015
It is hard to say for certain when the clock began ticking. It could have begun in 1969, when the Legion of Black Collegians first issued demands for diversity advancement in a letter to then-Chancellor John W. Schwada. Or on Aug. 9, 2014, when Michael Brown was shot dead by ...
By Kennedy Jones | Nov. 11, 2015
This movement will make a difference.
By Nate Gatter | Nov. 11, 2015
Embrace complexity; sometimes a story is about more than right and wrong.
By Neeti Butala | Nov. 10, 2015
Some students admitted they were not aware of resignation or had not been keeping up with everything that was going on.
By Jared Kaufman | Nov. 10, 2015
Prospective student Shawnee McDonnell: “By going (to MU), they are getting a minimum of $25,000 from each of us, which is profiting the school and paying the salaries of those who are acting racist and sexist.”
By Hailey Stolze | Nov. 10, 2015
A lot happened on campus today. We put it all in order.
By Claire Mitzel | Nov. 10, 2015 | Updated March 2, 2016 at 9:58 p.m.
The three petitions have more than 1,500 signatures combined in less than 24 hours.
By Quinn Malloy | Nov. 9, 2015
Press conference held following UM System President Tim Wolfe’s resignation
Former MU student requested removal of photo from admissions website in solidarity with Concerned Student 1950
By Alyssa Bessasparis and Lauren Wortman | Nov. 9, 2015
“I refuse to allow a picture of me to be used for marketing purposes by the University of Missouri until Tim Wolfe is removed from office,” Singh said in a press release. “I will not be the one brown kid on your website while Mizzou continuously disregard
By Emily Gallion and Nancy Coleman | Nov. 9, 2015 | Updated Nov. 9, 2015 at 8:51 p.m.
“He has not only enabled a culture of racism since the start of his tenure in 2012, but blatantly ignored and disrespected the concerns of students,” the letter reads.
By Claire Mitzel and Nancy Coleman | Nov. 9, 2015
NAACP, ADL and Forum on Graduate Rights speak out after UM System president resigns.
By William Choslovsky | Nov. 9, 2015
Mandatory diversity training for all students sounds downright Orwellian, says Choslovsky
By Jim Davidson | Nov. 9, 2015
The fight doesn’t end with Wolfe’s resignation.
By Kyle Holtzman | Nov. 9, 2015
Holtzman was a student who regrets remaining silent at the Homecoming Parade.
By Fr. Rich Litzau | Nov. 9, 2015
Reminds students that the center is a resource for all students.
By Bryanna Leach | Nov. 9, 2015
Following the resignations of former UM System President Tim Wolfe and Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin, several Missouri lawmakers issued statements of support.
By Alec Lewis and Bruno Vernaschi | Nov. 9, 2015
In just over 24 hours, the Missouri football team has seen mountains of news connected to many players’ decision to support Jonathan Butler and Concerned Student 1950 by way of boycott.
By Allyson Sherwin and Emily Gallion | Nov. 9, 2015
Tensions between protesters and media grew as the number of people in the quad grew.
By Allyson Sherwin , Nancy Coleman and Neeti Butala | Nov. 9, 2015
Here’s a recap of the major events on Nov. 9.
By Tessa Weinberg | Nov. 9, 2015
Spending just $8 and a few hours of their time, students make their mark.
By Hailey Stolze | Nov. 9, 2015
Faculty in support of Concerned Student 1950 are cancelling classes Monday and Tuesday to hold a “teach in.”
By George Roberson | Nov. 9, 2015
The group demanded immediate meetings with Faculty Council, UM System Board of Curators and Gov. Jay Nixon.
By Quinn Malloy and Thomas Oide | Nov. 9, 2015
Foley has served as Senior Vice Chancellor for the past year.
By The Maneater Staff | Nov. 9, 2015
Wolfe resigned Nov. 9 after mounting pressure from students, faculty and staff.
By Andrew Frein and Paige Lalain | Nov. 9, 2015
The White House, Magic Johnson and more shared their thoughts on recent events at MU.
By Hailey Stolze , Nancy Coleman , Taylor Blatchford and Waverly Colville | Nov. 9, 2015 | Updated Nov. 9, 2015 at 2:59 p.m.
After pressure from Concerned Student 1950, Wolfe announced his resignation Monday morning.
By Neeti Butala and Paige Lalain | Nov. 8, 2015
Voting for this year’s election opens tomorrow at 5 p.m.
By Bryanna Leach | Nov. 8, 2015
Gov. Nixon and several legislators spoke out about Concerned Student 1950.
By Jeremiah Wooten | Nov. 8, 2015
Missouri could avoid fees if a mutual agreement is reached with BYU.
By Jennifer Prohov and Katherine Knott | Nov. 7, 2015
“Systematic oppression is because you don’t believe that you have the equal opportunity for success,” Wolfe said in response to a student’s question Friday night.
By Katherine Knott , Peter Baugh and Tyler Kraft | Nov. 7, 2015 | Updated Nov. 7, 2015 at 10:13 p.m.
The boycott has received support from former football players.
By Hailey Stolze , Katherine Knott and Waverly Colville | Nov. 7, 2015
The incident happened at about 11:15 p.m.
By Taylor Blatchford and Tessa Weinberg | Nov. 5, 2015
From race relations to graduate student rights to Planned Parenthood, MU has been through a lot so far this semester.
By Peter Baugh and Tessa Weinberg | Nov. 5, 2015
The walkout drew criticism on the anonymous messaging app Yik Yak.
By Allyson Sherwin | Nov. 5, 2015
“We are tired of the dialogue,” one protester told Wolfe. “We are here for action.”
By Emily Gallion and Lauren Wortman | Nov. 4, 2015
After Jonathan Butler announced he will not eat until Tim Wolfe leaves office, students expressed concern for his health and for administration.
By Taylor Blatchford | Nov. 4, 2015
The petition follows Jonathan Butler’s hunger strike, which started Monday.
By Taylor Blatchford | Nov. 4, 2015
“Racism shapes the current climate for and educational experience of all of our students,” he said in a statement.
By Tessa Weinberg | Nov. 4, 2015
Despite granting health insurance to graduate students for a year, MU still has yet to respond to countless other demands by student groups.
By Tessa Weinberg | Nov. 4, 2015
Strike takes a turn after Butler signs a “do not resuscitate” order.
By Thomas Oide | Nov. 3, 2015
#BoycottUM started Tuesday night.
By Elizabeth Loutfi | Nov. 3, 2015
Here's how campus responded to one student's hunger strike.
By Thomas Oide | Nov. 3, 2015
Wolfe responded to the hunger strike in a statement released Tuesday.
By Thomas Oide | Nov. 2, 2015
Strike will continue until Wolfe resigns.
By The Maneater Staff | Oct. 28, 2015
Student groups have formed petitions both in support of and against the statue.