Wesley Lowery, a reporter for the Washington Post, talks with KCOU reporter Stephanie Hamann about his experience covering the Michael Brown shooting. He delves into the need to be aware of marginalized communities and the difficulty of prosecuting police officers.
From being a theater professor at the University of Missouri to a pastor at Columbia’s historic Second Baptist Church, Clyde Ruffin began a new career in politics. Ruffin was elected as First Ward City Council member in 2015 and is running for re-election.
In this on-air interview of the Pulse, Anahita Zare and Matt McCune, organizers of Mid-Missouri’s March for Science protest talk about why they decided to form one here in Columbia and what events they plan. They also touch upon personally what the new Trump administration means for science and how scientists should and will react. This was aired Feb. 13.
With the upcoming election coming next Tuesday, the race between the two candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is coming down to the line. This past election has already been a crazy one, by American standards, especially with Trump who has defied and overturned many political norms and conventions. Yet, Pierce and Titus were curious about how people from other countries viewed this US election.