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Oct. 23, 2017

Sandy from Plaza to retire in early November

MU students will miss Sandy Cunningham’s welcoming smile at Plaza 900.

Oct. 18, 2017

Person involved in active threat on campus is no longer a threat to campus, MU officials say

The female subject was officially taken into police custody after a campus-wide search this afternoon.

Oct. 17, 2017

MSA student positions in standing committees filled for the first time

Ryan Alsop, Campus Safety Committee representative: “The thing is that administration, they want our voice. They want to have students in on these conversations because that’s why these universities are here.”

Two Greek houses hold fundraising event for Hurricane Harvey relief

The total proceeds equaled to more than $3,000 and will be donated to Kingwood High School in Houston.

Oct. 11, 2017

Division of IT gets ready for cybersecurity month

With October being cybersecurity month, IT is trying new techniques to spread information to MU students, faculty and staff.

UM System establishes task force to promote use of open educational resources

Fair-use copyright policies enforce cost-saving alternatives in the classroom.

Oct. 05, 2017

MU launches new School of Visual Studies within College of Arts and Science

Director Jo Stealey: “We do not intend to be the biggest program. Rather, our goal is to be the best, and we are going to be the best. We already are the best.”

Oct. 04, 2017

Asian American Association and Association of Latin@ American Students join to educate students on DACA and immigration

Asian immigrants, including undocumented Asian immigrants, have become the fastest growing group of migrants to the United States.

MSA members to collect students’ opinions on enforcing current smoking policy

Once MSA members gauge students’ feelings toward on-campus smoking, changes may be made.

MSA explores strategies to lessen impact of Columbia’s “food desert”

“We’re really trying to branch out with the other organizations that are working hard and have been doing that for years, long before we even came to Columbia,” MSA senator Dylan Cain said.

Oct. 02, 2017

MSA to cut auxiliary budgets

“Last year we trimmed most of the fat off of the budget, and that left us with the skeleton of the MSA budget. We came up on this year and, lo and behold, we had another small freshman class and there isn’t much fat to trim anymore.”

Sep. 29, 2017

MU students aid Houston hurricane survivors

The Hope Project Founder Anthony Ruffner: “I think it was really cool to show the people of Houston that as students, we aren’t out of touch with what’s happening.”

MSA senators push to implement “hydration stations” at Memorial Stadium

MSA is hopeful that the increased access to free water will help boost attendance at games.

Sep. 26, 2017

Community and MU student groups hold Walk for the Climate

The march was part of a larger effort by Mid-Missouri Peaceworks and several other climate activist groups to raise awareness about global warming.

MESC and NSBE co-host College of Engineering Career Fair

NSBE president Walta Abraham: “It was a great opportunity because you got to learn from other engineers that have similar, yet different experiences on campus at the same time.”

Standing committee on campus health and wellness to be formed

Complaints about the elimination of student charge stemmed the recommendation that the committee be formed.

CoMo for Progress holds demonstration against Graham-Cassidy health care bill

Rally organizers and Columbia citizens alike gathered outside Sen. McCaskill’s office to influence her no vote on the bill.

Sep. 13, 2017

Asian American Association starts the year off with annual UnificAsian event

UnificAsian draws in new members for the Asian American Association from across MU.

New Hall remains unfinished in more ways than just its name

New Hall President Ryan Geising: “There was a huge time crunch to get the hall ready. So, yes we are able to host students and have them live here, but we are not to the standard that the other halls are at.”

Sep. 12, 2017

CoMo for Progress holds demonstration defending DACA

Rally organizers and Columbia citizens alike gathered outside Boone County courthouse to show solidarity with the immigrant community.

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