On April 12, the Student Health Center at the University of Missouri offered free testing for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) to Mizzou students. This piece goes over how testing works and some sexual health programs at the university.
Created by the Wellness Resource Center at 2009, the annual farmer’s market hosted by Mizzou at Lowry Mall continued on April 5.
Lowry Mall is the red-bricked, quick and easy path for students to get from Jesse Hall to Memorial Union, but soon it won’t be so quick and easy. Starting on May 15, Lowry Mall will be closed and will go under construction to repair the old steam tunnels below. This project will affect the path some students take to their classes and other activities.
On Mar. 20, KCOU hosted the 2nd Annual Hip-Hop Showcase at The Shack. The Showcase was for artists to come out show of their skills. Throughout the night, there were technical issues that caused some trouble that didn’t go unnoticed.
In this on-air segment of the Pulse, KCOU’s daily news show, the hosts converse with Amuche Nwafor, a participant in Mizzou’s annual Women’s Poetry Night. Female poems (and males are allowed to participate) perform poetry in a supportive and appreciative space during the night. Nwafor talks about her experience with poetry and shares some pieces of her own.
In this piece, reporter Alex Neuhalfen examines a part of Mizzou many not hear about– the publishing section of The Mizzou Store. Students at Mizzou can publish their own books and works of art through the University of Missouri. She examines the process and the benefits of publishing through the Mizzou Store. The piece also looks at other student authors who have published their own work through this process as well.
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.
An audit released Monday found that The University of Missouri System paid around $2.3 million in “inappropriate bonus payments” to top executives and administrators over the past three years. The payments total up to $1.2 million in incentives to 18 executives, according to Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway, and include more than $1 million in luxury vehicle allowances and other compensation such as retention bonuses that were not disclosed to the public.
On Saturday, Mizzou Student Life hosted the annual Mizzou Idol, which brings together students with a passion for singing into competition. Neuhalfen reports on this event, talks to some of the contestants and gives an inside look into a more artistic side of student life.
With the 2016-2017 school year coming to a close soon, elections for the next Mizzou Student Association’s president and vice-president is under way. Alex Roper introduces the three slates– Tori Schafer and Riley de Leon, Josh Stockton and Shruti Gulati, and Nathan Willett and Payton Englert– and looks into some of their policies and goals.