Tag: Protest

“Stand in Solidarity” rally attracts residents against Trump

The “Rush Hour Demonstration” was organized by nonprofit Mid-Missouri Peaceworks.

Interactive timeline: Campus demonstrations through the years

On the one-year anniversary of top administrator resignations, a look back at MU’s history of student activism.

Other universities take initiatives to combat racial tensions

MU sparked a wave of protests at college campuses across the country last fall.

Comparing the response to incidents of racism on campus

Wednesday’s demonstrations come a little over a year after former MSA President Payton Head vocalized he was a called a racial slur.

Committee releases proposed policy about free expression and public spaces

The policy is based in part on the Campus Free Expression Act, which allows for protests and events to take place almost anywhere on campus

Faculty, staff and graduate students protest retiree health insurance changes

Associate professor of religious studies Rabia Gregory: “It’s important to stand with everyone on campus who keeps getting wronged by the Board of Curators and administration. All of us need to stand together. Injustice to one of us is injustice to all of

‘Racism Lives Here’ rally promotes multicultural unity

Junior Daphne Yu: “It’s important for us all to stand in solidarity for the betterment of all minorities on campus.”

Suspended professor Melissa Click speaks out

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.”

Diversity requirement begins for new students, but is subject to change

Professor Joan Hermsen: “We want to see students engaging with the material and bringing their personal life experiences to the kinds of questions that are raised in courses.”

Foley speaks on Click's tenure status

Interim Chancellor Hank Foley said there is no chance of Click’s termination before the tenure issue is decided.

Diane Nash discusses student activism, nonviolent action

Nash: “We were trying to bring about the best society we could for (this generation) to be born into and come of age into. Future generations are going to look to you to do the same.”

Committee formed to evaluate free speech policy on campus

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

Catch up on MU news you missed over break

From banning hoverboards on campus to an announcement on potential new student housing, here’s what happened during winter break.

Distrust of administrators, protests against chancellor not new to MU

“He is out of touch with the students, faculty and staff,” MSA president-elect Rebecca Lambe said in a November 1991 Maneater article, speaking about former Chancellor Monroe.

Protests prompt free speech discussion on campus

Communications law professor Sandy Davidson: “On a university campus we should try to elevate the ethical standards. We should have respect.”

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

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

Wolfe, Loftin step down, allow campus to heal

Graduate students walk out to rally for rights

Eric Scott from Coalition of Graduate Workers: “A few personnel changes do not change the fundamental problems of this university.”

LBC supports Homecoming protesters; administrators silent

The demonstration blocked UM President Tim Wolfe’s car in the homecoming parade.

MUCK ISIS burns ISIS flag to protest US foreign policy

Some students expressed concerns on safety of antagonizing the Islamic State.