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MLK Day events shine light on past, present social justice issues

University specific and citywide events recognized the accomplishments of Martin Luther King Jr. and encouraged modern day activism.

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.”

The episodes of race baiting at Speakers Circle are disgusting

Meyer: Those who engage in hateful discourse ought to be ashamed of themselves.

Former U.S. soldier and Medal of Honor Recipient, Ryan Pitts speaks on behalf of veterans

Pitts is currently the ninth living Medal of Honor recipient.

Welcome to the Zou, don't feed the animals

Although some preachers in Speakers Circle spew hate, refuse to retaliate with the same behavior.

Absolute certainty and failed arguments at Speakers Circle

Whenever two sides of an issue cannot agree on the guidelines for a discussion, an argument is sure to fail

Veteran, actor J. R. Martinez speaks on service and adversity

At 19 years old, Martinez enlisted in the U.S. Army, where his Humvee hit a roadside bomb that burned 34 percent of his body.

Transgender MU student Hayden Kristal to speak at Columbia University

As a transgender man who is deaf, Kristal is an advocate for the LGBTQ community.

Laverne Cox speaks of gender identity and expression

Cox spoke to a sold-out crowd at the Missouri Theatre Monday.

Laverne Cox to address a sold-out Missouri Theatre

The critically acclaimed actress and transgender movement advocate will serve as the keynote speaker for One Mizzou.

MU talks suicide prevention

Dave Romano of Active Minds spoke at MU Wednesday night to discuss the stigmas associated with mental illness in young men.

‘Legendary’ Dr. Jane Goodall to speak at Mizzou Arena

The world-renowned scientist and advocate will speak as a guest lecturer Sept. 17.

“My name is Frank, and I keep people’s secrets."

PostSecret founder Frank Warren spoke to Mizzou students Monday night at the Missouri Theatre.

Delta Gamma lectureship hosts Elizabeth Smart at Jesse Auditorium

Smart discussed her trials and triumphs during and after her kidnapping at Friday’s presentation.

Elizabeth Smart talks abuse education at Friday press conference

The activist stressed the importance of educating children to fight back.

‘Orange is the New Black’ author to speak Feb. 5 at Missouri Theatre

Kerman will come to MU to inform students on prison reform and her experience with the Netflix series.

Laura Ling speaks of captivity, journalism at Missouri Theatre

Ling, who spent 140 days in captivity in North Korea, spoke about her experience and its aftermath.

Career expert speaks to business students

He offered a variety of tips for students to keep in mind as they pursue careers.

First Lady declines visit to MU

Michelle Obama declined an invitation to speak at the Spring Life Sciences Symposium.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt woos crowd with night of short films

The "Inception" actor urged students to submit original art for collaboration.