Tag: Politics

The Deal With Documentaries: ‘Anita’ delves into the controversial appointment of Justice Clarence Thomas

The 2013 documentary explores the idea of sexual harassment and its prevalence in the political world.

Column: Taking back my freedom at the Mid-Missouri Solidarity March

Participants were encouraged to stand in solidarity for the rights of all Americans as a part of something bigger than themselves

Blast from the past: How 2016 reflected movements and trends from American history

As Mark Twain once said, “History doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes.”

Column: 2016 will be gone and hopefully forgotten

From Donald Trump to mumps, this year truly sucked.

Missouri politicians take stand on UM System funding

Each of the candidates that are currently representing the Columbia area in the Missouri House of Representatives voted against UM System budget cuts.

MU professor reaches international recognition for his knowledge of political debates

Director of MU’s Political Communications Institute Mitchell McKinney: “I’ve been a political junkie my whole life.”

Jay Sexton named inaugural Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy’s chairman

Sexton has previously served as a lecturer and tutorial fellow at the University of Oxford.

Gubernatorial candidates discuss their plans for MU

In face of funding cuts and enrollment shrinking in MU, three gubernatorial candidates talk about their plans about MU.

Attorney general candidate discusses faith and politics

Josh Hawley: “What the Bible says of how to live life…that’s where I come down and defend.”

Trump’s plan to weaken libel laws would backfire on him

If news outlets nationwide reported the truth in all its ugliness, Trump would find himself suing more media than he can afford.

GOP should let Obama name Scalia’s successor

If conservative senators try to block the nomination, they would actually increase the chances of a liberal victory.

Iowa caucus proved no frontrunner is guaranteed a win

After Trump’s loss and Sanders’ near victory on Monday, there’s no telling how the next competition will end.

2016 election should spark interest, concern about American politics

Both our university and our nation have been facing tough issues, and as students and citizens, these issues are relevant to us.

RJI hosts panel on understanding millennials in politics

Media enthusiasts listened in on how understand millennial voters and ways to engage the younger generation.

Democratic Socialist Bernie Sanders rising in the presidential polls

Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont is gaining national attention for his socialistic ideals, and his support is rising as Hillary Clinton’s is dropping.

Columbia Pachyderms president under fire for objectifying tweet

Columbia Pachyderms President Fred Berry tweeted about his view of the “Delta Gamma VNB’s,” which the Mizzou College Democrats interpreted to mean “very nice butts.”

Pope Francis’ views show tendency toward neither major political party

Mizzou Democrats spokeswoman Jordan Pellerito said she liked that the pope discussed a wide variety of political issues instead of just abortion.

Mizzou College Republicans foster political debate and open conversation

The group plans to host politicians and attend conferences throughout the year.

Mizzou Democrats offer opportunities for political involvement, education

The organization hosts both discussion-based and panel meetings to inform students on political issues, no matter their beliefs.

MU organizations allow for political education and involvement

Students can utilize resources on campus to learn about and get involved with local, state and national politics.