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The Newsroom: Keeping it fresh

Posted to The Newsroom by Tim Tai on July 9, 2014 at 12:00 p.m.

It’s no surprise that the Web has become the dominant medium for communicating the news. Smartphones and tablets keep our audience connected to our website and social media feeds. And over the past five years, the proportion of readers accessing themaneater.com from mobile devices has risen sharply — from ...

The Newsroom: Staff takes home awards in statewide contest

Posted to The Newsroom by Ted Noelker on April 10, 2014 at 3:56 p.m.

Collegiate publications across the state met on the Truman State University campus in Kirksville on Saturday for the 2014 Missouri College Media Association conference. MCMA annual awards distinctions for writing, photography, design, multimedia and holistic publication. The Maneater competed against publications at Missouri State University, Southeast Missouri State University, UM-Kansas ...

The Newsroom: Maneater requests MSA budget

Posted to The Newsroom by Ted Noelker on March 6, 2014 at 4:35 p.m.

The Maneater has submitted a public records request to the UM System custodian of records regarding all documents relating to the Missouri Students Association’s 2014-15 budget proposal. MSA Vice President Kelsey Haberberger submitted the first draft of the budget Feb. 21. The budget has since moved into the MSA ...

The Newsroom: The Maneater celebrates 59 years

Posted to The Newsroom by Ted Noelker on Feb. 18, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.

The Maneater has proclaimed itself the student voice of MU since 1955, but its origins date back to 1926. What was then a modest newspaper called the Missouri Student, its intent to function as an independent student news source was similar to that which The Maneater follows today. In its ...

Maneater Student Section coming to Sprint Center

By Nick Ehrhard | Oct. 3, 2013

The Maneater to partner with Idol Sports for special giveaways, contests.

In Print: Letter from the editor: A fresh coat

By Ted Noelker | Aug. 21, 2013

In 1955, Joel Gold shed the Missouri Student’s skin and dubbed his paper The Maneater. In 1969, it shifted its production to a semi-weekly. In 1970, it began distributing its issues free of charge to the campus. As a student publication of the University of Missouri, The Maneater has ...

The Newsroom: Sophomore student journalist wins $2,500 Maneater Scholarship

Posted to The Newsroom by Ted Noelker on May 14, 2013 at 12:47 p.m.

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Maneater scholarship committee is pleased to announce Molly Duffy, a sophomore journalism major, has been awarded a $2,500 scholarship for her contributions to the University of Missouri’s official student newspaper. This year’s scholarship is the largest the committee has awarded since the scholarship program ...

The Newsroom: The Maneater Fall 2013 Editorial Board

Posted to The Newsroom by Ted Noelker on April 21, 2013 at 3:08 p.m.

Please join us in congratulating the following members of 2013-14 editorial board. This year's pool of applicants was extremely competitive, and we would like to thank all who applied. New editors will officially take over following the May 3 issue. Editor-in-Chief — Ted Noelker Managing Editor — Delia Cai Copy Chief ...

The Newsroom: The Maneater Spring 2013 Editorial Board

Posted to The Newsroom by Kelsey Maffett on Nov. 16, 2012 at 5:58 p.m.

Congratulations to the Spring 2013 Editorial Board! We had many extremely talented applicants this semester, and we want to thank everyone who applied. New editors will begin training immediately and will take over full responsibilities starting with the Dec. 7 issue. Editor-in-Chief — Kelly Olejnik Managing Editor — Kelsey Maffett Production Manager ...

The Newsroom: Maneater awards two $1,000 scholarships

Posted to The Newsroom by Kelly Olejnik on April 27, 2012 at 8:26 p.m.

Sports editor Nate Atkins and staff member Lizzie Johnson were each awarded a $1,000 scholarship by The Maneater scholarship committee. This was the first time the committee awarded two scholarships in a single year. The scholarship amount was also increased from $500 to $1,000 each. According to a ...

The Newsroom: Apology and letter of resignation

Posted to The Newsroom by Travis Cornejo on April 11, 2012 at 10:12 a.m.

Effective 12 p.m. Wednesday, I'm stepping down as editor-in-chief of The Maneater. First, I'd like to clarify something: As per tradition, I took no part in the planning of the April Fool's edition. This edition of The Maneater has historically been put together by the editorial ...

The Newsroom: Letter from the editor

Posted to The Newsroom by Abby Spudich on April 6, 2012 at 3:49 a.m.

Correction appended The Maneater committed a grievous error in judgement regarding the content of the April Fool’s edition published Tuesday. I take responsibility for that error. This edition of The Maneater was incredibly offensive and potentially damaging to the social climate at MU, and I want to take this ...

The Newsroom: Week No. 3 update: Social media contest

Posted to The Newsroom by Travis Cornejo on Nov. 22, 2011 at 8:06 a.m.

Once again, we're trailing behind. Let's make beating kU's newspaper one of our last acts in the Big 12 Conference. We're only 206 likes away from taking the lead on Facebook and 534 followers away from surpassing kU on Twitter. Like us on Facebook, and follow ...

The Newsroom: The Maneater spring 2012 editorial board

Posted to The Newsroom by Travis Cornejo on Nov. 12, 2011 at 7:26 p.m.

Congratulations to The Maneater spring 2012 editorial board. The applicant pool was once again very competitive this semester, and we’d like to express our gratitude to everyone who applied. The new editorial board will begin training immediately and officially take over responsibilities beginning with the Dec. 9 issue. Editor-in-Chief ...

The Newsroom: Week No. 1 update: Social media contest

Posted to The Newsroom by Travis Cornejo on Nov. 7, 2011 at 4:27 p.m.

Here's an update after the first week of competition with kU: On Twitter: @TheManeater | 4,326 followers @ManeaterSports | 407 followers For a grand total of 4,733 followers. @UDK_News | 3,848 followers @UDK_Sports | 303 followers @UDK_Opinion | 1,043 followers For a grand total of 5,194 followers. On Facebook ...

MSA slates talk diversity in final debate

MSA slates talk diversity in final debate

By Molly Duffy | Nov. 7, 2011

Slates agreed during the debate that MU's traditions should be respected.

The Newsroom: Social media Border Showdown

Posted to The Newsroom by Travis Cornejo on Nov. 1, 2011 at 1:07 a.m.

The Maneater and The University Daily Kansan are entering into a social media Border Showdown. From Nov. 1 until the MU/KU game Nov. 26, the two newspapers will be battling for the highest number of followers on Twitter and "likes" on Facebook. The reward? Simply bragging rights. Here are ...

The Newsroom: Maneater photographers take first, second at ACP

Posted to The Newsroom by Travis Cornejo on Oct. 30, 2011 at 6:28 p.m.

Earlier this summer it was announced that two Maneater senior staff photographers were among the finalists of the 2011 Associated Collegiate Press Awards. The 2011 ACP convention wrapped up Sunday morning. The results: Photo Slideshow Second Place – Facing the flood by Grant Hindsley General News Picture First Place – Photo from ...

The Newsroom: Maneater staffers recognized by ACP

Posted to The Newsroom by Travis Cornejo on Sept. 5, 2011 at 4:36 p.m.

The Maneater is proud to announce that Senior Staff Photographers Grant Hindsley and Sam Gause are among the finalists of the 2011 Associated Collegiate Press Awards. Recognitions include: Photo Slideshow Finalist – Facing the flood by Hindsley Honorable Mention – Art project honors US soldiers by Hindsley General News Picture Finalist – Photo ...

The Newsroom: Freshman chosen for annual Maneater scholarship

Posted to The Newsroom by Zach Toombs on April 19, 2011 at 4:12 p.m.

Assistant News Editor Allison Prang was named the fourth recipient of The Maneater’s annual scholarship for its staff members last week. An alumni steering committee selected Prang for the $500 scholarship based on her work as a political beat writer and for her passion for the newspaper. "As an ...

The Newsroom: The Maneater staff elects editor-in-chief, business manager for 2011-2012

Posted to The Newsroom by Zach Toombs on April 6, 2011 at 6:30 p.m.

Both The Maneater editorial and business staffs have elected a new editor-in-chief and business manager for the 2011-2012 academic year. Travis Cornejo, who currently serves as the University News editor, will serve as the editor-in-chief. Cornejo spent the spring 2010 semester as Student Organizations editor and the fall 2010 and ...

The Newsroom: The Maneater takes 8 top honors in state competition

Posted to The Newsroom by Zach Toombs on April 4, 2011 at 2:11 p.m.

University student newspapers from across the state took home awards from the Missouri College Media Association conference over the past weekend, and, although our staff couldn't make it to Springfield for the ceremony, The Maneater claimed a few of our own. Our staff competed against schools like Washington University ...

The Newsroom: The Maneater celebrates 56 years

Posted to The Newsroom by Zach Toombs on Feb. 18, 2011 at 1:01 a.m.

Today marks the 56th birthday of The Maneater and its service as the student voice of MU. The MU student newspaper existed in a very different form prior to 1955, the year a sociology major named Joe Gold took the helm of The Missouri Student, a newspaper whose name “signified ...

The Newsroom: The Maneater settles in to new office

Posted to The Newsroom by Zach Toombs on Jan. 15, 2011 at 3:34 p.m.

As The Maneater's staff returns to MU after a much-needed winter holiday, editors and staff members are working to unpack boxes and settle in to a new office in the MU Student Center. This semester marks the first time since spring 2008 The Maneater has inhabited a space tailored ...

MU Student Center opens additional offices

By Jimmy Hibsch | Jan. 11, 2011

Deserted offices in Memorial Union will be used as meeting space.