Student activists from the University of Missouri and Planned Parenthood supporters are calling on the interim chancellor to reverse the decision to revoke admitting privileges for Planned Parenthood’s Columbia Health Center.
The Daniel Holtzclaw trial entered its third week Monday, with over two dozen out of an estimated 175 witnesses for the prosecution having testified so far, and yet local residents are still waiting for the story to grab nationwide attention.
Over the past seven days thousands of Black student and their allies in dozens of institutions have come out in support of their peers at Mizzou and Yale, using demonstrations, marches and sit-ins to highlight their own longstanding grievances over racial insensitivity, a lack of diverse faculty, and concerns for their safety amid a string of racist attacks.
Lindsay Ruhr, a graduate student at the University of Missouri, says she will continue her research on the effect of the state’s 72-hour forced waiting period for abortions, despite a state senator’s pushback.
Timothy Wolfe, the president of the University of Missouri, resigned Monday following a student movement involving a hunger strike and an athletic boycott. University students have been reacting to the administration’s slow response to racist incidents on campus. Here, Payton Head, the president of the Missouri Student Association, discusses the need for transparency about historic racial oppression on campus and in Missouri’s history.
A student movement involving a hunger strike and an athletic boycott has forced Timothy Wolfe, president of the University of Missouri, to resign his post.
Under the municipal Code of Ordinances, authorities in Pagedale, Missouri, can slap homeowners with tickets and fines for such “violations” as having mismatched curtains hanging in their windows, or an unpainted wooden post in the front yard.
There will be no further investigation into Missouri Planned Parenthood’s policies and practices concerning fetal tissue donation because there has been “no evidence” to substantiate any claims of wrongdoing.
The executive committee of the medical staff of University of Missouri Health Care voted unanimously to discontinue “refer and follow” as a category of privileges at MU Health Care facilities.
Medical and nursing students would complete clinical hours at the clinics as an optional rotation.