The march hoped to raise awareness about equality, activism, unity and environmental issues in the community.
Local high school students, college students, parents and others from the Columbia community marched from Francis Quadrangle to the Boone County Courthouse on Saturday.
Panelists addressed community members’ questions and discussed legislation to be changed, voted against or initiated in order to protect civil liberties regarding reproductive rights, discrimination and other issues.
The march and rally featured six speakers and two musical performances.
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Adjunct journalism professor Carl Kenney: “The real emphasis of this project (is) to create opportunities for those who need it.”
Commission Chairman Scott Dean feels that issues of racism and diversity on campus are Columbia’s issues, too.
Over fifteen thousand lives were saved and 223,009 pounds of food were donated.
A petition to keep Megabus operating in Columbia has gotten over 700 signatures.
Columbia has only the sixth largest population in the state, but it consistently has one of the busiest DMV license offices in the whole state.
“The dining rooms are going to be pretty much the same, but there are going to be more of them,” Shakespeare’s owner Kurt Mirtsching said. “It’s going to be the same bricks and the same ceiling in much of it.”
CPD will close more roads this year because of confusion over traffic lights and illegal parking.
Columbia cuts costs and adds revenue with new, environmentally friendly changes including electric buses.
Chancellor Loftin was called to testify on behalf of the MU hospital and their possible misuse of public funds.
“Really what we’re asking is for the local traffic to avoid that area for the next year so we don’t have problems,” said Chip Jones, Missouri Department of Transportation project manager.
The post has since been removed and the Columbia Police Officer’s Association said it was misinterpreted.
Crowded environments like college campuses are the most vulnerable for mumps outbreaks to occur, said Michael Cooperstock, medical director of MU Health Care’s Infection Control Department.
Work on the damaged Building 8 was completed June 30 and cosmetic repairs will done in July.
The old Shakespeare’s building is currently being demolished in order to be turned into a multi-story structure.
The Pedestrian Safety Task Force will look for a trend in recent accidents and give recommendations to city council.