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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 […]

MU Welcomes New Provost

Morgan Taylor – MUTV 23 News Staff Writer On Tuesday, Feb. 24, MU faculty and staff hosted a welcoming reception at the Alumni Center for the new MU Provost, Garnett S. Stokes. Provost Stokes, after declining many other provost job offers from other colleges, accepted MU’s offer and she says she is excited to be […]

Students Honored for Mizzou 39

Ariel Sierra- MUTV 23 News Staff Writer On the strike of 6 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 23, The Switzler Bell rang for the first time of the year, honoring The Mizzou 39. Each year on the signal of the bell, family, friends, and students traditionally gather at Francis Quadrangle for the ceremony, but for the […]

MU Hosts Protest Poetry Slam

Jalyn Henderson On Friday, Feb. 20, MU Students and community members gathered to celebrate Black History Month with a Protest Poetry Slam Competition. A total of six contestants participated in the Slam, not only striving to receive the cash prize of $100, but also to get their messages heard. Black History Month Event Committee Member, […]

MU Alumni Tell Their Story of the Fight for Racial Equality

Kristen Reesor – MUTV 23 News Staff Writer On Feb. 18, MU alumni John and Gloria Logsdon spoke to students about their experiences in the civil rights movement during the 1960s. The event was called “The Fight for Racial Equality in Missouri” and took place in Leadership Auditorium. The Logsdon’s each shared their involvement with […]

True North Representative Talks About Stalking Awareness Month

Lauren Petterson – MUTV 23 News Staff Writer   This Jan. was Stalking Awareness Month, as the local shelter for victims of domestic violence, True North, raises awareness for victims of stalking. Stalking is the persistent activity of following, pestering, or annoying someone over a period of time. True North’s Executive Director, Barbara Hodges, discussed […]

Cookie and Cocoa Fun Run for Autism

Jalyn Henderson – MUTV 23 News Staff Writer The Thompson Center is hosting a Cookies and Cocoa Fun Run to support autism on March 1. “One of our parents has a couple of kiddos that come here to the center,” said Thompson Center Development Coordinator Miriam Cullimore, “she was looking for a way to give […]

International Welcome Party Showcases Cultural Diversity at MU

Danielle Katz- MUTV 23 News Staff Writer   The International Programming Committee hosted its biannual International Welcome Party, where many MU student organizations celebrated various cultures. Each group decorated and operated a booth, where attendees received free food and participated in interactive activities such as trivia, origami and writing in Chinese characters. This event aims […]

City of Columbia Announces New Recycling Policy

  Rayna Sims and Sarah Sabatke – MUTV 23 News Staff Writers   Beginning in Jan., Columbia announced a new policy regarding the types of plastics that can be recycled, as the city will now accept plastics labeled with numbers one through seven, whereas previously only numbers one and two were accepted. Many common household […]