ASUM and MSA come together to organize National Voter Registration Day event at MU to educate and register students to vote Sept. 24.
MU organizations collaborated in helping students register to vote for the midterms.
Rep. Jered Taylor’s bill aims to reduce the number of gun-free zones in the state, eliminating college campuses, businesses, churches and the state Capitol from the list of banned places.
Incoming ASUM Executive Director Steven Chaffin: “We’re undergoing the process of selecting a new UM System president, and we’re seeing that students aren’t going to stand to not have their voices heard at the administrative level.”
Current representative Tracy Mulderig: “The new student representative will have the responsibility of helping all campuses move forward and heal.”
Students can utilize resources on campus to learn about and get involved with local, state and national politics.
MSA passed a resolution Wednesday night opposing the passage of House Bill 104.
We deserve for our student representative to have a vote, and a weight on the board commensurate with that vote.
Since 2002, 27 bills have tried and failed to place a voting student member on the Board of Curators.
Renovations for McKee, Waters and Mumford could take a while to begin as the state legislature debates funding.
With voter registration now over, TAPP and ASUM turn their efforts to educating the campus about the election and contemporary political issues.
The hashtag #KnowForNov was used to field audience questions during the event, though many waited until the end to ask the individuals questions.
Trey Sprick, one of the founding members of Tigers Against Partisan Politics, will lead the Associated Students of the University of Missouri next year.
If it passes through the petition process, the initiative will be on the 2014 ballot.
The core funding request amounts to $434.6 million.
The vote to override the veto is set for Sept. 11.
MSA will host a Kill the Bill rally Sept. 5 in support of Nixon’s veto of HB253.
Levin plans to revamp ASUM and work with MSA.
The MSA legislative advocacy position Levin originally intended to fill will be assumed by Camille Hosman.
After a successful voter registration campaign, ASUM plans to change focus.