In this on-air interview of the Pulse, the guest is vice president Lisa Aguilar of MU’s Four Directions, a Native American group on Mizzou’s campus. She talks about the change in leadership, the shift away from protests and the group’s effort to “spread a positive message” about indigenous people in Columbia, Missouri. National issues concerning Native Americans are also touched upon. This was aired Feb. 17.
In an open forum hosted by the Missouri Student Association on Thursday night, approximately 20 students gathered to share their questions and concerns with the new MU Alert system.
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.
Every year, the University of Missouri’s School of Journalism awards the Missouri Honors Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism. This award, which has been presented to numerous outstanding journalists since its creation in 1930, stands as a tribute to “advertising and public relations practitioners, business people, institutions and media organizations from around the world.” These journalists, selected by the faculty of the School of Journalism, are selected on the basis of “lifetime or superior achievement,” and are presented with an award each year at the University of Missouri Honors Medal Banquet.
World-renowned primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall spoke to a packed crowd at the Missouri Arena on Wednesday. Nearly 5,000 people attended her lecture, entitled “Sowing the Seeds of Hope.” Dr. Goodall achieved worldwide renown through her work with chimpanzees, and has been a U.N. Messenger of Peace since 2002.