MSA presidential candidates Blaine Thomas and Claire Jacobs, as well as vice presidential candidate Caius Gillen, withdrew from the race yesterday. This comes after the candidates received backlash for old tweets that included many examples of derogatory language. Gillen released a statement on Twitter apologizing for his tweets.
The BEC announced in a press release that suspension on campaigning has been lifted. The statement from BEC chair Joseph Sell clarified that there were no enforceable infractions. The suspension was initially attributed to concern over remarks candidates made on social media.
Just after 9:30 p.m. Wednesday night, Board of Elections Commissioners Chairwoman Brooke Wiggins announced that Nathan Willett and Payton Englert won the 2017 Missouri Students Association presidential election with 54 percent of the vote.
Last Thursday, Theo Schwinke and Rebecca Shaw from local advocacy group CoMo For Progress were interviewed on The Pulse by Brett Stover and Titus Wu. They discuss the Indivisible guide, how grassroots groups on the left are utilizing tactics made popular by the Tea Party and more.
Last Sunday, January 29th, hundreds of people gathered outside Lambert-St. Louis International Airport to protest Donald Trump’s actions during the first week of his presidency. In particular, the protesters expressed opposition to Trump’s executive order temporarily banning refugees and green card holders from seven Muslim-majority countries.
At noon Tuesday, dozens of people gathered outside U.S. Senator Roy Blunt’s office in downtown Columbia to protest President Donald Trump’s recent cabinet nominations and executive orders.
By: Brett Stover Welcome to my first column for KCOU Sports. I’m the News Director here as well, but this is my space to share a collection of takes about the NBA. Hopefully they’ll be good, but I can guarantee you they’ll be hot. 5 – MVP Candidates 5. Steph Curry 4. Kevin Durant […]
By Brett Stover With voter ID an important topic both in Missouri and around the country, Democratic candidate Robin Smith sits down to discuss the controversial Amendment 6. A former journalist from St. Louis who’s currently running for Secretary of State against Republican Jay Ashcroft, Smith also talks about the state of the 2016 […]
This week on the Mizzou View we look at coming changes to the Craft Studio. We review last week’s heartbreaking loss to Georgia in football and look ahead to their next game against the Delaware State Hornets. We go over the biggest stories from around campus and the community. We also get an inside look […]
The Missouri Students’ Association had, in essence, four vice presidents in the last 24 hours. Payton Head is both the former and current president of MSA. None of the six candidates in last fall’s election are occupying either of the top two positions in the government.