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Interactive timeline: Campus demonstrations through the years

Feature: Interactive timeline: Campus demonstrations through the years

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.

Loftin says change at MU will take time

Loftin says change at MU will take time

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.”

Race Relations Committee remains committed in its mission of promoting a diverse campus

Race Relations Committee remains committed in its mission of promoting a diverse campus

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.

Mun Y. Choi named 24th UM System president

Mun Y. Choi named 24th UM System president

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.

New UM System president to be announced Wednesday

By Claire Mitzel | Oct. 31, 2016

Reports say the new president is Mun Y. Choi, the University of Connecticut’s provost.

Frequently asked questions about MU’s historic fall

Frequently asked questions about MU’s historic fall

By Tessa Weinberg | Aug. 17, 2016

A lot happened last fall. Here’s a quick rundown of the major events.

Editorial: New protest policies are too vague

The newly released recommendations by an ad hoc committee on the use of public spaces need to be more specific.

Biggest Disappointment: Administrative responses last fall

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.

Most Influential Students: Jonathan Butler

Most Influential Students: Jonathan Butler

By Thomas Oide | May 3, 2016

Butler’s hunger strike fueled protests that led to the resignation of UM System President Tim Wolfe.

L’Damian Washington and Marvin Foster respond to ‘2 Fists Up’

L’Damian Washington and Marvin Foster respond to ‘2 Fists Up’

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.”

Four things we learned from Spike Lee’s ‘2 Fists Up’

Four things we learned from Spike Lee’s ‘2 Fists Up’

By Thomas Oide | April 7, 2016

Shortened versions of the film will premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival and on ESPN.

Five things you need to know before ‘2 Fists Up’ comes out

Five things you need to know before ‘2 Fists Up’ comes out

By Amanda Battmer and Katie Rosso | April 6, 2016

Director Spike Lee visited campus last month to film the Concerned Student 1950 documentary.

Debate surrounding Thomas Jefferson statue continues

Debate surrounding Thomas Jefferson statue continues

By Thomas Oide | April 5, 2016

Students and professors discussed the merits of keeping his statue on Francis Quadrangle during a public forum Monday.

Concerned Student 1950 hopes targeted hiring would increase mentorship

Concerned Student 1950 hopes targeted hiring would increase mentorship

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.”

Concerned Student 1950 protests Working Group

Concerned Student 1950 protests Working Group

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.”

Spike Lee films Concerned Student 1950 for ESPN digital short

Spike Lee films Concerned Student 1950 for ESPN digital short

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.”

Click’s firing sparks discussions on faculty job security, free speech

Click’s firing sparks discussions on faculty job security, free speech

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.

Concerned Student 1950 clarifies letter from Chuck Henson

Concerned Student 1950 clarifies letter from Chuck Henson

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.

Quick Eats Newsletter: Quick Eats | February 25

Posted to Quick Eats Newsletter by Hailey Stolze on Feb. 25, 2016 at 12:19 a.m.

Editor’s note: This is the latest installment of Mizzou Student Media’s daily newsletter, Quick Eats. If you would like to have this sent you each morning, subscribe here. Today's Weather Spring last week was just a tease. Columbia will be throwin’ some shade today with the weather ...

Melissa Click fired by Board of Curators

Melissa Click fired by Board of Curators

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.”

Concerned Student 1950 reissues list of six remaining demands to be met

Concerned Student 1950 reissues list of six remaining demands to be met

By Thomas Oide | Feb. 24, 2016

Their first two demands were left off the presentation.

STORIFY: Twitter responds to Concerned Student 1950's demands

By Katie Rosso | Feb. 24, 2016

After Concerned Student 1950 released a Prezi presentation Feb. 24, people on Twitter reacted with #StillConcerned.

Young Americans for Liberty petitions for Melissa Click’s removal

By Emily Gallion | Feb. 22, 2016

YAL President: “To the national spotlight, all we are is Melissa Click.”

STORIFY: UM System leaders and MU administrators testify at committee meeting

By Katie Rosso | Feb. 18, 2016

The Joint Committee of the Missouri Legislature met today to discuss MU funding, Click employment.

Suspended professor Melissa Click speaks out

Suspended professor Melissa Click speaks out

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.”

MU alumni pull $2 million in donations after campus tension last fall

MU alumni pull $2 million in donations after campus tension last fall

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.

Freshman class most likely to protest in past 50 years, study finds

Freshman class most likely to protest in past 50 years, study finds

By Emily Gallion | Feb. 11, 2016

MU students have organized more than a dozen major protests this year.

UPDATED: Concerned Student 1950 protests outside Board of Curators meeting

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.

Concerned Student 1950 to receive Chairman’s Award from the NAACP

By Thomas Oide | Jan. 30, 2016

The group’s protests in November generated national media attention.

Melissa Click suspended by UM System Board of Curators pending further investigation

By Thomas Oide | Jan. 27, 2016

Suspension comes after being charged for third-degree assault on Monday.

Foley speaks on Click's tenure status

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.

Melissa Click charged with assault after Concerned Student 1950 campsite incident

By Alyssa Bessasparis and Lauren Wortman | Jan. 25, 2016

The assistant professor faces a simple assault charge, which is considered a class C misdemeanor.

Committee formed to evaluate free speech policy on campus

By Thomas Oide | Jan. 20, 2016

The committee of 13 members will evaluate whether MU “responded appropriately to events this past fall.”

Concerned Student 1950 plans to continue to educate students, raise awareness

In Print: Concerned Student 1950 plans to continue to educate students, raise awareness

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.”

Maneater Long Reads: A Sideline Stand

Maneater Long Reads: A Sideline Stand

By Alec Lewis , Bruno Vernaschi and Will Jarvis | Dec. 3, 2015

Revisit how a group of collegiate football players used its platform for change.

Black studies department copes with hateful messages

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.

Young Americans For Liberty Organize ‘Free Speech Wall’ for students

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

Concerned Student 1950 looks to the future

In Print: Concerned Student 1950 looks to the future

By Jennifer Prohov | Nov. 17, 2015

Members of Concerned Student 1950 said they are working toward creating an “actual One Mizzou.”

Protests prompt free speech discussion on campus

In Print: Protests prompt free speech discussion on campus

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.”

Students discuss their experiences with racism at session with Griffiths Leadership Society

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.

Students vote to end joint session because of safety threats

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.

Peace march unites Columbia residents with MU faculty and students

Peace march unites Columbia residents with MU faculty and students

By Lily Oppenheimer | Nov. 16, 2015

Threats didn’t stop the MU movement.

Concerned Student 1950 organizes ‘We’re Not Afraid’ march

By Thomas Oide | Nov. 13, 2015

Students from UMSTL, UMKC and SLU participated in the march.

Letter to the Editor: Mizzou needs to get annoying

By Michael Natelli | Nov. 13, 2015

Even after the resignations, MU still isn’t effectively communicating with its students.

Letter to the Editor: Universities can change

By Stephen Leonard | Nov. 13, 2015

Demanding others make changes that you want is abdication, not responsible engagement.

In Print: Alumni reflect on years of racism at MU

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.

Campus nearly empty, silent in wake of online threats

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.

Friends of Hunter Park say he ‘had a very twisted sense of humor’

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.’”

Students offer rides and housing after anonymous threats arise

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.

Twitter calls for MSA President’s resignation

By Emily Gallion | Nov. 12, 2015

Head apologized for posting on Facebook that the KKK had been sighted at MU.

UPDATED: Black Culture Center sign vandalized

UPDATED: Black Culture Center sign vandalized

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.”

Interactive Map: Schools worldwide support MU

By Madison Plaster , Tessa Weinberg and Waverly Colville | Nov. 12, 2015

Over 150 schools have announced their support for MU and Concerned Student 1950.

Wolfe, Loftin step down, allow campus to heal

In Print: Wolfe, Loftin step down, allow campus to heal

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 ...

Column: Change the collegiate community standards with Concerned Student 1950

By Kennedy Jones | Nov. 11, 2015

This movement will make a difference.

Column: To journalists covering Mizzou protests, please take a breath

By Nate Gatter | Nov. 11, 2015

Embrace complexity; sometimes a story is about more than right and wrong.

Students react to Wolfe’s resignation

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.

In Print: Concerned Student 1950 affects would-be students

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.”

Nov. 9: a chronological play-by-play

By Hailey Stolze | Nov. 10, 2015

A lot happened on campus today. We put it all in order.

Petitions started to remove two MU employees after incident with journalists

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.

Concerned Student 1950 issues new demands

In Print: Concerned Student 1950 issues new demands

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

In Print: MSA letter to curators calls for Wolfe’s removal

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.

Social justice organizations react to Wolfe’s resignation

By Claire Mitzel and Nancy Coleman | Nov. 9, 2015

NAACP, ADL and Forum on Graduate Rights speak out after UM System president resigns.

Letter to the Editor: Chicago lawyer doesn’t understand MU students’ demands

By William Choslovsky | Nov. 9, 2015

Mandatory diversity training for all students sounds downright Orwellian, says Choslovsky

Letter to the Editor: Former Maneater Editor weighs in on Concerned Student 1950

By Jim Davidson | Nov. 9, 2015

The fight doesn’t end with Wolfe’s resignation.

Letter to the Editor: Silence of any kind is oppression

By Kyle Holtzman | Nov. 9, 2015

Holtzman was a student who regrets remaining silent at the Homecoming Parade.

Letter to the Editor: The Newman Center prays for all those involved in the current crisis

By Fr. Rich Litzau | Nov. 9, 2015

Reminds students that the center is a resource for all students.

Missouri lawmakers react to Wolfe’s, Loftin’s resignation

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.

Interactive Timeline: Missouri football declares boycott

Interactive Timeline: Missouri football declares boycott

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.

In Print: Activists celebrate Wolfe’s resignation at Concerned Student 1950 campsite

By Allyson Sherwin and Emily Gallion | Nov. 9, 2015

Tensions between protesters and media grew as the number of people in the quad grew.

A historic day: top 10 stories

A historic day: top 10 stories

By Allyson Sherwin , Nancy Coleman and Neeti Butala | Nov. 9, 2015

Here’s a recap of the major events on Nov. 9.

Chalk messages cover Speaker Circle in support of Concerned Student 1950

Chalk messages cover Speaker Circle in support of Concerned Student 1950

By Tessa Weinberg | Nov. 9, 2015

Spending just $8 and a few hours of their time, students make their mark.

Concerned Faculty cancels class

By Hailey Stolze | Nov. 9, 2015

Faculty in support of Concerned Student 1950 are cancelling classes Monday and Tuesday to hold a “teach in.”

Concerned Student 1950 reacts to Wolfe’s resignation in news conference

Concerned Student 1950 reacts to Wolfe’s resignation in news conference

By George Roberson | Nov. 9, 2015

The group demanded immediate meetings with Faculty Council, UM System Board of Curators and Gov. Jay Nixon.

Hank Foley to take over as interim chancellor Jan. 1

Hank Foley to take over as interim chancellor Jan. 1

By Quinn Malloy and Thomas Oide | Nov. 9, 2015

Foley has served as Senior Vice Chancellor for the past year.

Gallery: MU reacts to Wolfe's resignation

By The Maneater Staff | Nov. 9, 2015

Wolfe resigned Nov. 9 after mounting pressure from students, faculty and staff.

STORIFY: National reaction to whirlwind week at MU

By Andrew Frein and Paige Lalain | Nov. 9, 2015

The White House, Magic Johnson and more shared their thoughts on recent events at MU.

Wolfe announces resignation as UM System president

Wolfe announces resignation as UM System president

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.

STORIFY: MSA presidential slates respond to campus climate

By Neeti Butala and Paige Lalain | Nov. 8, 2015

Voting for this year’s election opens tomorrow at 5 p.m.

Lawmakers call for end to racism, new leadership

By Bryanna Leach | Nov. 8, 2015

Gov. Nixon and several legislators spoke out about Concerned Student 1950.

Game contract reveals $1 million cancellation fee, possible exceptions

By Jeremiah Wooten | Nov. 8, 2015

Missouri could avoid fees if a mutual agreement is reached with BYU.

Tim Wolfe, student protesters meet in Kansas City

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.

Missouri football players plan to boycott until Wolfe resigns

Missouri football players plan to boycott until Wolfe resigns

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.

Students called racial slur near MizzouRec

Students called racial slur near MizzouRec

By Hailey Stolze , Katherine Knott and Waverly Colville | Nov. 7, 2015

The incident happened at about 11:15 p.m.

Interactive Timeline: A Historic Fall at MU

Interactive Timeline: A Historic Fall at MU

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.

Concerned Student 1950 organizers and supporters trek across campus in walkout

Concerned Student 1950 organizers and supporters trek across campus in walkout

By Peter Baugh and Tessa Weinberg | Nov. 5, 2015

The walkout drew criticism on the anonymous messaging app Yik Yak.

UM System president responds to hunger strike, protesters

By Allyson Sherwin | Nov. 5, 2015

“We are tired of the dialogue,” one protester told Wolfe. “We are here for action.”

Student leaders respond to Butler's hunger strike

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.

Change.org petition to remove Wolfe from office has over 700 signatures

By Taylor Blatchford | Nov. 4, 2015

The petition follows Jonathan Butler’s hunger strike, which started Monday.

Loftin responds to student’s hunger strike

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.

MU fails to fully meet students' demands

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.

SCCA covers Speakers Circle with hashtags in support of the hunger strike

By Tessa Weinberg | Nov. 4, 2015

Strike takes a turn after Butler signs a “do not resuscitate” order.

Concerned Student 1950 and others plan to boycott Student Center

By Thomas Oide | Nov. 3, 2015

#BoycottUM started Tuesday night.

STORIFY: Students demand Wolfe's resignation

By Elizabeth Loutfi | Nov. 3, 2015

Here's how campus responded to one student's hunger strike.

Students camp out in support of #MizzouHungerStrike

Students camp out in support of #MizzouHungerStrike

By Thomas Oide | Nov. 3, 2015

Wolfe responded to the hunger strike in a statement released Tuesday.

Graduate student Jonathan Butler declares hunger strike

By Thomas Oide | Nov. 2, 2015

Strike will continue until Wolfe resigns.

In Print: Discussion surrounding Jefferson statue a plus for people petitioning

By The Maneater Staff | Oct. 28, 2015

Student groups have formed petitions both in support of and against the statue.