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SASHA Encourages Secularism at SASHAcon

Danielle Katz- MUTV 23 News Staff Writer   This weekend, MU Skeptics, Atheists, Secular Humanists and Agnostics held its second annual convention to promote secular activism. SASHA’s two-day event featured seven different speakers who covered topics including neurological selflessness, evolution and intelligent design. David Tamayo, president of Hispanic American Freethinkers, gave a talk titled “Understanding […]

Title IX Student Training Begins

Sarah Sabatke and Rayna Sims – MUTV 23 News Staff Writers   Beginning this spring, all MU students will be strongly encouraged to complete an online program concerning Title IX. The training program, called “Not Anymore,” consists of an online lesson that covers several different topics concerning the Title IX policy. “The ‘Not Anymore’ training […]

MizzouThon Raises Over $200,000 for the Children’s Hospital

Hailey Stolze – MUTV 23 News Staff Writer   On Mar. 14, students visited the MizzouRec Center to participate in MizzouThon, the largest philanthropy on MU’s campus. It was an exhausting 13.1 hours, MizzouThon Vice President of Communications Audrey Wilcox said, but was worth it. MizzouThon has been raising money for The Children’s Hospital since […]

East Campus Safety Walk Raises Concerns

Lauren Petterson – MUTV 23 News Staff Writer On Sunday Mar. 15, 2015 students and community members walked through the East Campus Neighborhood to determine safety problems that need to be resolved. Students and community members began the East Campus Safety Walk by meeting in Memorial Union to discuss safety concerns to look out for […]

True/False Film Fest Has Record-Breaking Year

Sarah Sabatke – MUTV 23 News Staff Writer 4 days, 950 volunteers, and 45,600 tickets later, Columbia’s annual documentary film festival exceeded organizers’ expectations. Even without the availability of Jesse Hall as a venue, the True/False Film Fest, held March 5-8, recorded its highest attendance to date. Students, journalists and filmmakers from all walks of […]

Fluffy GRL Spreads Body Positivity at Love Your Body Photo Shoot

Danielle Katz- MUTV 23 News Staff Writer Last Thursday, Fluffy GRL celebrated Women’s History Month with a photo shoot in the Women’s Center, where the organization encouraged participants to wear pin-up-themed attire or go naked in their photos to share messages of embracing all body sizes and types. Fluffy GRL became an official MU organization […]

Seasonal Clothing Swap Promotes Sustainability

Ashley Richardson- MUTV 23 News Staff Writer The Environmental Leadership Office hosted the Seasonal Clothing Swap in Memorial Union last Wednesday. For the past two years, the Environmental Leadership Office has partnered with Truman’s Closet in order to promote sustainability of the environment through their Seasonal Clothing Swap event. Amy Eultgen, advisor for the Environmental […]

RHA President and Vice President Announced at RHA Ball

Sarah Sabatke – MUTV 23 News Staff Writer The annual Residence Association Ball took place in Benton Bingham Ballroom on Friday, March 6. The evening started off with a dinner provided by University Catering and an electrified performance by the campus acapella group, Mizzou Forte. Keynote speaker Dr. Jim Spain addressed the students. He stressed […]

MU Hosted a Green Dot Conference to Help Reduce Violence

Sarah Sabatke – MUTV 23 News Staff Writer MU, in conjunction with the Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention Center, held the Green Dot Conference on Saturday, Feb. 28 at the Gaines-Oldham Black Culture Center. A green dot is “an individual moment that represents any behavior, choice, word, or attitude that promotes safety for everyone and […]

International Showcase Highlights Different Cultures at MU

Rayna Sims – MUTV 23 News Staff Writer   Heavy snow and freezing temperatures didn’t keep people away from the Missouri Theater on Saturday, Feb. 28 as audience members continued to arrive for the International Showcase. The showcase, which was free and open to the public, featured performances from nine different campus organizations, each representing […]