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Campus Diversity Council launches call to action

A statement was released on Sept. 3 by the Campus Diversity Council to continue the conversation on restorative justice in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.

How to use media to become educated as a non-Black ally

The most important aspect of these forms of media have a common purpose of education. This surrounds the idea of sobering up non-Black people to the harsh, brutal realities of life as a Black American. 

Diversity office assembles Bias Response Team

Since last semester’s racial incident at Wolfe Hall, the College has taken several measures to combat future occurrences of bias.

NAACP advocates for minorities

With over 150 clubs and organizations, there are many opportunities for students at the College to become involved on campus and within their community. The College’s chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, an organization many do not even know exists, provides a community for many students of color on campus.

Athlete reflects on Black History Month

The Black Student Union sponsored an event on Feb. 19 at 12:30 p.m. in the Brower Student Center Room 100 to host Bonnie St. John, a three-time Paralympic skiing medalist, who spoke to a room full of faculty, students and the local community about the importance of black history.

College faculty march for justice

Bundled up and waving signs, faculty members marched across campus on Feb. 13 to show their support for members of the College community.

‘Mothers of the Movement’ fight for racial justice

Students, faculty and members of the local community overfilled Mayo Concert Hall on Feb. 6 to hear two women’s powerful stories of loss, recovery and activism, as they continue to advocate for justice and police accountability.

Cross country competes in Blue and Gold Invitational

The Lions opened up a long and taxing season at Green Lane Fields in Ewing, New Jersey by participating in the Blue and Gold Alumni Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 1.

Race presentation challenges societal norms

Bryant K. Smith, also known as “The Human Potential Specialist,” visited the College to deliver an eye-opening and engaging presentation to a crowd of eager students in the Library Auditorium on Tuesday, Feb. 20.

Student highlights racial stereotyping in media

Last year, there were two incidents where a child was attacked by a wild animal. Although the tragedies were similar, the media unrightfully placed the blame on the parents in only one incident due to false stereotyping.

Monologues discuss race and politics

Stitched on the shirt of one performer were the words “Black lives matter” in bold lettering. Another shirt read, “Danger: educated black woman.”

Classic Signals: Speaker discusses race

Every year, the College’s Black Student Union hosts a multitude of events during February to celebrate Black History Month. As the month concludes, it is important to recognize that issues of race at the College have long been discussed.

University president resigns after racial tensions intensify

President Tim Wolfe and media professor Melissa Click resigned from the University of Missouri amidst heightened tensions.

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