By Emily Gallion | Aug. 21, 2016
MSA controls a $1.6 million budget and LBC is the country’s only university-funded black student government. Find out more about these and other organizations.
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 Madison Plaster | Oct. 20, 2015
“I do see the divide on campus, and I do see how my presence on campus is political and the fact that there are a lot of people who don’t want me here or don’t see me fit to participate in Mizzou’s anything … I don’t necessarily feel welcome all the time,
By Elane Edwards , Katherine Knott and Marilyn Haigh | Oct. 16, 2015
The demonstration blocked UM President Tim Wolfe’s car in the homecoming parade.
On Campus: CCRC chairman resigns during MSA senate
Posted to On Campus by Emily Gallion on Oct. 8, 2015 at 12:03 a.m.
Syed Ejaz resigned from his position as Campus and Community Relations Committee chairman in the Oct. 7 Missouri Students Association Senate meeting. Ejaz gave a short speech at the end of the meeting encouraging new CCRC members to stay involved. He brought a small plastic Easter egg with him, and ...
By Neeti Butala | Oct. 7, 2015
According to the resolution, LBC Homecoming royalty is one of the many things that makes the campus more inclusive and reflects the need for self-preservation of non-majority students.
By Allyson Sherwin | Oct. 6, 2015
Many letters detailed student disappointment with administration in their lackluster response to previous racist incidents, including one involving MSA president Payton Head.
By Elane Edwards | Oct. 6, 2015
The Office of Student Conduct “moved” the suspect from campus.
By Elizabeth Loutfi and Katherine Knott | Oct. 5, 2015 | Updated Oct. 7, 2015 at 1:01 a.m.
The MU Police Department has identified the man involved.
By Kennedy Jones | Oct. 5, 2015
This is the second time in a month that black students at your university have been disrespected in the cruelest of ways.
By Dun Li | April 28, 2015
Title IX Administrator Ellen Eardley opened the session by giving a speech
By Waverly Colville | April 22, 2015
There are three juniors, two sophomores and four freshmen on LBC’s 2015 executive cabinet.
On Campus: LBC announces 2015-2016 executive cabinet
Posted to On Campus by Elizabeth Loutfi on April 12, 2015 at 6:24 p.m.
The Legion of Black Collegians announced their 2015-2016 executive cabinet last Friday. President: Warren M. Davis Vice President: Steven Blakley Political Chair: Marshall Allen Communications Chair: Shelby Anderson Activities Chair: Darius Thurston Finance Chair: Shawn McCalmon Executive Secretary: Asha Hopton Freshman Action Team Co-Chairs: Sammie Arnold and Bobbi Watts
By Quinn Malloy | March 11, 2015
Students requested administration to create an “intergroup dialogue course” and reevaluate the way it recruits underrepresented students.
We should always be paying attention to our campus’ passionate advocates and taking advantage of campus resources.
By Ashley Bland | Nov. 22, 2014
The work of four of our campus’ most influential groups should not be trivialized by an event’s title.
When demonstrating on campus, students must recognize the public sphere they are being viewed in.
Posted to On Campus by Waverly Colville on Nov. 16, 2014 at 2:25 p.m.
The fall 2014 joint session of MU student governments, hosted this semester by the Graduate Professional Council, gave updates on each organization and passed six resolutions. The Missouri Students Association, GPC, Residence Halls Association, Legion of Black Collegians, Panhellenic Association, Interfraternity Council, National Pan-Hellenic Council and Four Front were in ...
By Wendy Hayworth | Nov. 11, 2014
Stevenson is currently working on a documentary about people of color in nature and conservation.
By Wendy Hayworth | Nov. 11, 2014
Love said he attributes his drive to his parents.
By Elizabeth Loutfi | May 1, 2014
The eight student governments passed four resolutions during this semester’s joint session.
On Campus: LBC prepares for Black Love Week
The Legion of Black Collegians prepared for the annual Black Love Week and the next executive board at the April 2 LBC Senate meeting. LBC cabinet applications closed on April 2, and the inauguration will be held on April 23, LBC President Marnae Chavers said. Chavers also made the announcement ...
The Legion of Black Collegians Senate discussed changes to the legion’s executive cabinet and other upcoming events during its meeting March 5. “The name of executive board will be changed to executive cabinet,” said Marnae Chavers, the legion’s president. In addition to the name change, members of the ...
On Campus: LBC discusses events at senate meeting
Posted to On Campus by Brad Spudich on Nov. 21, 2013 at 11:06 p.m.
The Legion of Black Collegians Senate discussed the organization’s involvement with the Big 12 Council on Black Student Government’s upcoming conference and a recent campuswide town hall meeting on Nov. 20. The Big 12 Council on Black Student Government is a regional black student governing body which consists ...
By Brad Spudich | Nov. 19, 2013
Marnae Chavers won the Miss Black and Gold Scholarship Pageant.
By Elizabeth Loutfi | Oct. 25, 2013
The LBC royalty court is determined to stay involved and promote leadership on campus.
By Elizabeth Loutfi | Oct. 25, 2013
The time capsule will be opened 10 years from now.
On Campus: LBC Senate votes on funding proposals
Posted to On Campus by Brad Spudich on Oct. 5, 2013 at 8:46 p.m.
The Legion of Black Collegians Senate voted in favor of funding two of their umbrella organization’s events during its third meeting Oct. 2. Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Historian Jordan Williams and Parliamentarian Kevin Boyd presented a proposal for their event titled “The College Dropout.” The five-act play would take ...
By Brad Spudich | Sept. 26, 2013
The new senators want to make MU more inclusive.
Posted to On Campus by Brad Spudich on Sept. 17, 2013 at 6:55 p.m.
The Legion of Black Collegians held its first Senate meeting of the year at 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 4 at the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center. In lieu of the legion’s regular itinerary, the Senate discussed a recent incident within the MU black community. A survey titled ...
By Caele Pemberton | April 26, 2013
Marnae Chavers will be next year’s LBC president.
By Caele Pemberton | April 16, 2013
Perkins said planning the week is exciting but also stressful.
By Caele Pemberton | April 5, 2013
Elections will be online April 8-10.
By Caele Pemberton | March 12, 2013
Chavers and Annan are excited for plans for next year but keep ideas a secret for now.
By Caele Pemberton | Feb. 15, 2013
The night included a cakewalk and pizza.
By Caele Pemberton | Feb. 8, 2013
LBC will be holding officer elections at the end of February.
By Caele Pemberton | Oct. 26, 2012
Students discussed the original “demands” of the founders in the 1960s.
On Campus: Relphorde/Grant win LBC elections
Posted to On Campus by Molly Duffy on April 20, 2012 at 12:15 a.m.
Greer Relphorde and Cameron Grant won the Legion of Black Collegians presidential elections, LBC announced on Twitter on Friday. The election saw 2,734 votes, according to the Twitter feed. Relphorde-Grant had 58 percent of the vote. Other newly elected chairs were also announced early Friday morning. Jamie Crockett was ...
By Molly Duffy | April 20, 2012
The panel featured three couples who spoke about their decisions to get married and date through college.
By Paula Ottoni Candido | April 17, 2012
Black Love Week provides a place for MU students to discuss relationships and redefine black love.
By Molly Duffy | April 10, 2012
Both slates want LBC to be more visible and involved on campus.
By Molly Duffy | March 16, 2012
Slates Greer Relphorde, Cameron Grant and Korian Harrington, Simone McGautha are in the running for LBC president and vice president.
By Bailey Otto | March 2, 2012
Artists portrayed issues through singing, rapping and poetry.
By Molly Duffy | Feb. 10, 2012
Despite MU's move to the Southeastern Conference, LBC will continue to attend the conference.
By Hunter Woodall | Nov. 4, 2011
The Hate Wall event encouraged students to tackle stereotypes they have experienced.
By Nassim Benchaabane | Oct. 14, 2011
The organization plans to walk in the Homecoming parade and host a alumni mixer.
By Bailey Otto | Oct. 14, 2011
Legion of Black Collegians Homecoming Royalty was announced at the LBC Homecoming Ball on Wednesday night. Each candidate had to participate in two community service events and two social events while getting people involved. The winners of 2011 LBC Homecoming royalty are as follows: King: Senior Reginald Wilson is majoring ...
For the last few years, the Legion of Black Collegians has received some flack for having its annual Black Homecoming. Opposition to the event stems from some people's beliefs that black students shouldn’t “segregate themselves” when it comes to Homecoming. We have a few choice words for these ...
By Hunter Woodall | Sept. 23, 2011
Slate will try and talk to as many organizations as possible prior to November election.
By Jaime Williams | Sept. 2, 2011
The week included events such as an ice cream social and “Sexa-palooza.”