23News – November 18, 2015

An Inclusivity March through campus promotes social justice issues, students learn to tango and we give you the latest on the Presidential campaigns. All that and more on this week’s broadcast of 23News.

23News – November 12, 2015

This week on 23News we have the latest on Chancellor Loftin’s resignation and MU’s new Interim Chancellor, 23News discusses the interactions between student protestors and members of the media and we give an update on demonstrations led by Concerned Student 1950. All that and more on this week’s broadcast of 23News.

Two MU Faculty Members Apologize for Interactions With Media During ‘Concerned Student 1950’ Demonstration

By Lauren Petterson   Two MU faculty members who were seen in a viral video confronting a reporter have now apologized for their actions. Melissa Click has resigned from her affiliations with the MU School of Journalism and the Chancellor’s Student Publications Committee. Janna Basler has been put on administrative leave and has been relieved of her duties as […]

Hank Foley Set to Replace R. Bowen Loftin as MU Interim Chancellor

                      By Daniel Konstantinovic, Haley Broughton and Lauren Petterson University of Missouri Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin resigned on Monday, Nov. 9, following protests and requests from several Deans and faculty members for his removal. A few hours after Loftin’s resignation, it was announced that Hank […]

MUTV Special Report – November 9, 2015

After weeks of protests, UM System President Tim Wolfe resigned and Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin announced that he will step down effective Jan. 1.  Our student reporters were able to capture the inside story. Check out the special report on MUTV.    

‘Concerned Student 1950’ Holds Press Conference in Response to UM President’s Resignation

Haley Broughton, 23News Staff Writer The 11 original members of Concerned Student 1950 held a press conference at Traditions Plaza on Monday afternoon, Nov. 9. Jonathan Butler, who has been hunger striking since Nov. 2, was present and answered a few questions from the press. Before the question-and-answer session, Concerned Student 1950 made their next […]

University System President Tim Wolfe Resigns

Danielle Katz, 23News Staff Writer UM System president Tim Wolfe announced his resignation at Monday’s UM Board of Curators’ meeting. Wolfe resigned in response to various protests and widespread criticism from students, faculty and staff. “Use my resignation to heal,” Wolfe said. “Let’s focus in changing what we can change today and in the future, […]

‘Concerned Student 1950’ Protests for UM President’s Removal with Hunger Strike, Boycott

Danielle Katz, 23News Staff Writer Students from the Concerned Student 1950 organization traveled to Kansas City to meet with University of Missouri System president Tim Wolfe about racism on the MU campus on Friday, Nov. 6. When a member of the group asked about systematic oppression, Wolfe said he would give an answer, but that […]

“New Media for New Voters” Forum Discusses Political Engagement in Millennials

Emily McCarter, 23News Staff Writer “New Media for New Voters: A Public Forum” taught people about the millennial generation, young people ages 18 to 30, and how the demographic interacts with the political sphere. Five nationally known researchers were a part of the conversation on Thursday, Oct. 29. The panelists included Leticia Bode, an assistant professor at […]

23News – November 4, 2015

MU students go on a hunger strike in protest of UM president Tim Wolfe, Tiger Pantry’s Empty Bowls event raises money to combat food insecurity and 23News sits down with each of the MSA slates. All that and more on this week’s broadcast of 23News!