In honor of MizzouThon’s third “Miracle in the Sky”, Olivia Hennon shares how she lives out Margaret Romph’s legacy | The Maneater

In honor of MizzouThon’s third “Miracle in the Sky”, Olivia Hennon shares how she lives out Margaret Romph’s legacy More than that, she loved art camp — a week-long summer camp she went to in high school while her parents worked. Not only did she enjoy being inside when it was hot, Hennon liked getting the chance to be creative and have fun. It was also the place where she met Margaret Romph. Margaret became quadriplegic at 5 years old — unable to move any of her limbs or torso — after being

Largest student-run philanthropy on campus, MizzouThon, prepares for 15th annual Main Event in the spring | The Maneater

As three MU students heard their names called in a large auditorium during the 2022 Dance Marathon Leadership Conference in Atlanta, they screamed with joy as they stepped forward to be recognized on behalf of MizzouThon, the largest student-run philanthropy on campus. Their names were Erin Quaid, Lauren Huff and Kyle Halveland. They had just received a Miracle Maker Award. Founded in 1991 at Indiana University, Miracle Network Dance Marathon was started in honor of a boy named Ryan White. At

MU students hold rally for bodily autonomy | The Maneater

Multiple MU student organizations led a rally in defense of bodily autonomy on Oct. 6 in Speakers Circle. The protest was part of a widespread effort by the Graduate Student Action Network and the national chapter of Young Democratic Socialists of America, who organized a national day of action. Students in 30 states voiced their advocacy for reproductive justice in the aftermath of the Dobbs v. Jackson decision as part of the national campaign. The coalition of 10 student organizations has thr

Josiah Mendoza and Molly Miller launch ‘Show Me Mizzou’ campaign to lead Missouri Students Association | The Maneater

Josiah Mendoza and Molly Miller launch ‘Show Me Mizzou’ campaign to lead Missouri Students Association As Josiah Mendoza began preparing his bid for president of the Missouri Students Association, he said he knew he wanted someone who was going to challenge him: an ideological opposite. Mendoza stepped down as president of Mizzou College Republicans on Feb. 15, a position he has held since May 2021. “I stepped down as President of the College Republicans in order to focus my efforts entirely

“Show Me Mizzou” and “Maximize Mizzou” slates go head-to-head in MSA debate | The Maneater

“Show Me Mizzou” and “Maximize Mizzou” slates go head-to-head in MSA debate TW: This article contains mentions of suicide, sexual assault, hazing, violence and struggles with mental health. On Sunday, March at 6 p.m., Missouri Students Association executive candidates Samantha Hole and Daniel Daugherty of Maximize Mizzou, alongside Josiah Mendoza and Molly Miller of Show Me Mizzou, presented their respective campaign platforms side by side for the first time in the MSA debate. The slates tack

With Roe v. Wade overturned, Missouri bans legal abortion | The Maneater

Missouri became the first state to outlaw abortions Friday morning following a 5-4 Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark ruling that established abortion as a right protected under the Constitution. Missouri was one of over a dozen states with “trigger laws” in place, which would effectively ban abortions if precedent set by Roe v. Wade was ever overturned. According to a release issued by Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmidt Friday morning, any abortion in the state o

Following freshman alcohol poisoning hospitalization, MU halts all fraternity events and withdraws recognition of FIJI | The Maneater

Following freshman alcohol poisoning hospitalization, MU halts all fraternity events and withdraws recognition of FIJI Content warning: This story contains content that mentions sexual violence, alcohol abuse and hazing. After the hospitalization of an MU freshman for alcohol poisoning on Wednesday, MU has withdrawn recognition of the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity, also known as FIJI. On Friday evening, a mass email sent by Bill Stackman, vice chancellor of Student Affairs, announced that MU has