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LBC incident reopens campus race dialogue

By Ayesha Vishnani | Oct. 5, 2016

Freshman Autumn Clemons: “We’re not just yelling, we’re not just ranting, we’re not just going on about that type of stuff. We’re actually trying to get out a message, and I feel like that’s what people are actually missing.”

MU Police releases report of racist incident involving LBC members

MU Police releases report of racist incident involving LBC members

By Claire Mitzel and Lailah Tarakai | Sept. 29, 2016

Officers responding on Tuesday night said they heard shouting coming from the Delta Upsilon house, but they were unable to determine whether racial epithets were used by DU fraternity members.

Storify: Timeline of reactions to racist incident involving LBC members

By Jake Chiarelli | Sept. 29, 2016

Here's how campus responded to Tuesday's events.

Update: MUPD investigating harassment of LBC members

Update: MUPD investigating harassment of LBC members

By Claire Mitzel and Tessa Weinberg | Sept. 28, 2016 | Updated Sept. 28, 2016 at 5:12 p.m.

Two students were called the N-word and other obscenities outside of Delta Upsilon, which has been placed on emergency suspension.

Who represents you at MU: a guide to student governments

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.

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.

LBC Homecoming Queen talks about involvement, service and race relations

In Print: LBC Homecoming Queen talks about involvement, service and race relations

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,

LBC supports Homecoming protesters; administrators silent

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 ...

In Print: MSA Senate unanimously passes supportive LBC resolution

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.

In Print: Organizations show support of Legion of Black Collegians

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.

MUPD identifies suspect in racist incident at Traditions Plaza

By Elane Edwards | Oct. 6, 2015

The Office of Student Conduct “moved” the suspect from campus.

LBC Homecoming Royalty harassed at Traditions Plaza

LBC Homecoming Royalty harassed at Traditions Plaza

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.

Column: Dear Chancellor Loftin, you’re not doing your job

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.

Student government joint session passes of five resolutions

By Dun Li | April 28, 2015

Title IX Administrator Ellen Eardley opened the session by giving a speech

In Print: Meet the Legion of Black Collegians’ 2015 executive board

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

In Print: ‘Intergroup dialogue course’ among students’ requests to improve race relations

By Quinn Malloy | March 11, 2015

Students requested administration to create an “intergroup dialogue course” and reevaluate the way it recruits underrepresented students.

Editorial: All of us are responsible for campus culture

We should always be paying attention to our campus’ passionate advocates and taking advantage of campus resources.

Letter to the Editor: Maneater editorial ignores work of advocates on campus

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.

Editorial: Keep Ferguson spotlight in mind when rallying for change

When demonstrating on campus, students must recognize the public sphere they are being viewed in.

On Campus: Fall 2014 joint session passes six resolutions

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 ...

In Print: Nature-loving meteorologist Stevenson takes LBC crown

By Wendy Hayworth | Nov. 11, 2014

Stevenson is currently working on a documentary about people of color in nature and conservation.

In Print: Show that smile: Dental school-bound Love wins LBC king

By Wendy Hayworth | Nov. 11, 2014

Love said he attributes his drive to his parents.

RHA hosts 2014 Joint Session with seven other student governments

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

Posted to On Campus by Fan Feng on April 7, 2014 at 2:44 p.m.

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 ...

On Campus: LBC Senate discusses new executive cabinet, upcoming events

Posted to On Campus by Fan Feng on March 6, 2014 at 11:15 p.m.

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 ...

Alpha Phi Alpha recognized as outstanding chapter

By Brad Spudich | Nov. 19, 2013

Marnae Chavers won the Miss Black and Gold Scholarship Pageant.

LBC crowns Homecoming royalty at Renaissance Ball

By Elizabeth Loutfi | Oct. 25, 2013

The LBC royalty court is determined to stay involved and promote leadership on campus.

LBC creates time capsule for future students

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 ...

LBC elects four new senators

By Brad Spudich | Sept. 26, 2013

The new senators want to make MU more inclusive.

On Campus: LBC discusses offensive survey at first Senate meeting

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 ...

New LBC officers inducted

By Caele Pemberton | April 26, 2013

Marnae Chavers will be next year’s LBC president.

In Print: LBC Black Love Week focuses on self-love

By Caele Pemberton | April 16, 2013

Perkins said planning the week is exciting but also stressful.

LBC executive board nominees debate

By Caele Pemberton | April 5, 2013

Elections will be online April 8-10.

In Print: LBC begins process of electing next year’s leaders

By Caele Pemberton | March 12, 2013

Chavers and Annan are excited for plans for next year but keep ideas a secret for now.

LBC hosts speed dating event

By Caele Pemberton | Feb. 15, 2013

The night included a cakewalk and pizza.

LBC hosts first meeting of semester

In Print: LBC hosts first meeting of semester

By Caele Pemberton | Feb. 8, 2013

LBC will be holding officer elections at the end of February.

In Print: LBC ‘Demands’ event focuses on the organization’s founding

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 ...

LBC’s Black Love Week hosts panel on love

In Print: LBC’s Black Love Week hosts panel on love

By Molly Duffy | April 20, 2012

The panel featured three couples who spoke about their decisions to get married and date through college.

In Print: LBC’s Black Love Week unites students while debating love, relationships, sex

By Paula Ottoni Candido | April 17, 2012

Black Love Week provides a place for MU students to discuss relationships and redefine black love.

In Print: Slates Harrington/McGautha and Relphorde/Grant prepare for LBC elections

By Molly Duffy | April 10, 2012

Both slates want LBC to be more visible and involved on campus.

In Print: LBC begins election season short of two executive members

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.

Artistic MU students share, inform at Political Expressions

In Print: Artistic MU students share, inform at Political Expressions

By Bailey Otto | March 2, 2012

Artists portrayed issues through singing, rapping and poetry.

In Print: LBC prepares to head to Big 12’s Conference on Black Student Government

By Molly Duffy | Feb. 10, 2012

Despite MU's move to the Southeastern Conference, LBC will continue to attend the conference.

Hate Wall event encourages tolerance, unity

In Print: Hate Wall event encourages tolerance, unity

By Hunter Woodall | Nov. 4, 2011

The Hate Wall event encouraged students to tackle stereotypes they have experienced.

In Print: LBC hopes centennial Homecoming week is one to remember

By Nassim Benchaabane | Oct. 14, 2011

The organization plans to walk in the Homecoming parade and host a alumni mixer.

LBC Homecoming royalty Revealed at Homecoming Ball

In Print: LBC Homecoming royalty Revealed at Homecoming Ball

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 ...

Editorial: Homecoming not a black and white issue

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 ...

In Print: Billingsley presents presidential platform at LBC meeting

By Hunter Woodall | Sept. 23, 2011

Slate will try and talk to as many organizations as possible prior to November election.

LBC hosts third annual Freshman Action Team Week

In Print: LBC hosts third annual Freshman Action Team Week

By Jaime Williams | Sept. 2, 2011

The week included events such as an ice cream social and “Sexa-palooza.”