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Alveda King Visits MU

Maia McDonald – 23 News Staff Writer   Invited by the MU pro-life organization Mizzou Students for life, Dr. Alveda King came to MU to speak on the issues of abortion and being pro-life in today’s era.   The niece of one of America’s best-known civil rights leaders, Dr. King made sure to explain her […]

Organizations Work to Legalize Marijuana

Tara Stewart – 23 News Staff Writer On Sat. Apr. 26 at 10 am in Allen Auditorium, various organizations gathered for the Spring 2014 Missouri Cannabis Conference to inform individuals about the benefits of the legalization of marijuana. Students of Sensible Drug Policy is a campus organization and was one of the main sponsors of […]

Comm Week Award Ceremony Celebrates Student Achievement

Samantha Kummerer – MUTV 23 News Staff Writer Last week MU’s Communication Department hosted Comm Week under the theme “Let’s Talk”, welcoming various speakers addressing the art of in person communication in the age of modern technology. “The purpose of Comm Week is to make people aware that we exist as a department and to […]

Mizzou After Dark Hosts Their Last Event of the Semester

Jared Ridgeway – MUTV 23 News Staff Writer   On April 25, Mizzou After Dark, who’s sponsored by the Student Life Organization, held their final event of the year in the Student Center.   For the past two semesters Mizzou After Dark has provided students with fun non-alcoholic late night events at the end of each week. The events have […]

Students Play Video Games For a Cause

Brett Torrence – MUTV 23 News Staff Writer Last Thursday the National Residence Hall Honorary held a Super Smash Bros tournament in the Student Center to help raise money and food for Tiger Pantry. Usually holding service events within their group, this semester, NRHH decided to try a campus wide event for the first time. […]

LGBTQ Resource Center Holds “What Is Queer”

Shaan Chadha – MUTV 23 News Staff Writer On Tuesday, April 15 the LGBTQ Resource Center held their “What Is Queer” Event to discuss what it means to be both LGBTQ and a member of Greek life. Those who attended were able to listen to personal experiences by speakers as well as hold an open […]

MU Students Are Remembered

Rose Schmidt – MUTV 23 News Staff Writer Stotler Lounge was a somber place Friday as people gathered to remember MU students who have died in the past year for MU Remembers. Six students were remembered: Aaron Boren, Adam Garb, Danielle “Dani” Jones, Samuel Kloppel, Jarrett Mosby and Rui Ren. “I know that while a […]

Photos Show Russian Soldiers on Ukraine Border

Brett Torrence – MUTV 23 News Staff Writer NATO has recently released a series of photos showing a buildup of the Russian military near the Ukraine border. Last Thursday, photos of Russian tanks, jets and infantry nearby the Ukrainian border were presented by NATO, leaving Western officials in fear of a potential invasion. While NATO […]

Red Bus Project Visits Speaker’s Circle

Shaan Chadha- MUTV 23 News Staff Writer On Monday, April 7, the Red Bus Project came to The University Of Missouri in Speaker’s Circle. The Red Bus Project is a double-decker bus that was turned into a mobile thrift store that travels from college to college to spread awareness and raise money for orphans. Everyone […]

Students Showcased their Writing at Student Writers Slam

Brendan McDermott- MUTV 23 News Staff Writer A rapport of four-letter words punctured the air in the distinctive pattern of five-seven-five, and with that, the event was underway. The LBGTQ Center and QPOC (Queer People of Color) hosted the Student Writers Slam, highlighting the poetic writing and oratory skills of Mizzou students from all persuasions […]