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May. 09, 2021

From Thomas Jefferson to Twitter: moments that defined MU this year

Administration demonstrated a tendency to suppress student concerns about COVID-19 and racism on campus.

May. 05, 2021

Student activist group Mizzou 600 organizes campus-wide protest

Students demonstrated against the future restructuring of the MU Department of Social Justice.

May. 04, 2021

Peace organizations gather at Peace Park for 50th anniversary of Kent State and Jackson State shootings

Peaceworks, Veterans for Peace and those opposed to war came together at Peace Park to remember those who lost their lives in the shootings.

May. 03, 2021

MU Extension grads pull over Black Columbia residents at disproportionate rate

MU Extension’s Law Enforcement Training Institute program sent officers to the Columbia Police Department who ended up disproportionately pulling over Black individuals.

Apr. 30, 2021

Protesters gather in Jefferson City to oppose anti-trans legislation

The legislation limits transgender youth’s access to sports teams that match their gender identity and gender-confirming healthcare for minors.

Apr. 29, 2021

New delivery app, TheGoodz, launches on campus

TheGoodz, an alcohol and snack delivery service has recently gained popularity on the MU campus.

Apr. 26, 2021

Residents discover bats in Responsibility Hall

Two MU freshmen discovered bats in Responsibility Hall last month. It took pest control services about 10 hours to respond to the issue.

Apr. 25, 2021

AAPI vigil organizers encourage future discussion about racism in the U.S. after Atlanta shootings

One month after the shootings in Atlanta and the March 19 vigil at Speakers Circle, many students want to see further action and education take place in Columbia.

Apr. 24, 2021

Amidst pandemic, Columbia shelters adapt to extreme weather conditions

Shelters in the area couldn't exceed certain capacity limitations during dangerous weather conditions.

Apr. 24, 2021

Art and Archaeology Museum relocates to Ellis Library

The museum plans to keep up its “excellent work” from a smaller space on the lower level of Ellis Library.

Apr. 19, 2021

Demonstrators gather on MU campus to protest social justice center job cuts

Amid uproar on social media, students and faculty gathered to protest cuts to social justice centers.

Apr. 18, 2021

Victors of VADS break down artwork

VADS winners include senior Jessica Tifase for “The Harvest,” Amberlee Gandy and Grace Anderson for “Funeral For One” and Grant Burress for “THROUGH THE FIRE.”

Apr. 13, 2021

Missouri opens vaccination to all residents aged 16 and older

Missouri has moved into Phase 3, the last tier of its COVID-19 vaccine rollout.

Apr. 13, 2021

Garbage remains a problem in East Campus after changes to waste collection

Uncollected bags and litter remain a nuisance to many East Campus residents, due in part to city policy changes in waste-collection.

Apr. 13, 2021

Columbia Police Department use force against Black residents at a disproportionate rate

Data from a CPD analysis shows that CPD officers use force against Black residents at a rate five times larger than their proportion of the Columbia population.

Apr. 11, 2021

COVID-19 affects student involvement in organizations

Student engagement impacted by COVID-19.

Mar. 26, 2021

Carmen Dieken explores God at Eagle Sky of the Ozarks

Her experiences at Eagle Sky amplified her passion for encouraging freedom and curiosity at all ages.

Mar. 26, 2021

Best Buddies creates lifelong friendships amid pandemic

Friendship organization Best Buddies to raise money for inclusion

Mar. 23, 2021

MU’s Women’s Ultimate Frisbee Club gets clearance to play

MU’s Women’s Ultimate Frisbee Club recently began practices with the loosening of some COVID-19 restrictions, and saw an uptick in membership.

Mar. 23, 2021

Despite CDC recommendations, MU will not implement double-masking mandate

“At this time, MU is not requiring the use of double masks,” MU spokesperson Stephanie Fleming said. “When it comes to choosing an appropriate face covering, the most important factors are choosing something that fits snugly over your nose, mouth and areas of your lower face, and has at least two layers of fabric.”

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