The “Rush Hour Demonstration” was organized by nonprofit Mid-Missouri Peaceworks.
On the one-year anniversary of top administrator resignations, a look back at MU’s history of student activism.
MU sparked a wave of protests at college campuses across the country last fall.
Wednesday’s demonstrations come a little over a year after former MSA President Payton Head vocalized he was a called a racial slur.
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
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
Junior Daphne Yu: “It’s important for us all to stand in solidarity for the betterment of all minorities on campus.”
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.”
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.”
Interim Chancellor Hank Foley said there is no chance of Click’s termination before the tenure issue is decided.
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.”
The committee of 13 members will evaluate whether MU “responded appropriately to events this past fall.”
From banning hoverboards on campus to an announcement on potential new student housing, here’s what happened during winter break.
“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.
Communications law professor Sandy Davidson: “On a university campus we should try to elevate the ethical standards. We should have respect.”
Students from UMSTL, UMKC and SLU participated in the march.
Eric Scott from Coalition of Graduate Workers: “A few personnel changes do not change the fundamental problems of this university.”
The demonstration blocked UM President Tim Wolfe’s car in the homecoming parade.
Some students expressed concerns on safety of antagonizing the Islamic State.