"University of Missouri Students Protest to Highlight Racial Inequality"

Tim Wolfe announced during a Board of Curators meeting on Nov. 9 that he will be resigning as the president of the University of Missouri system. 

Students at the University of Missouri engaged in a hunger strike and boycott in protest of the UM system president, Tim Wolfe. They said that, since Wolfe took office as UM president in 2012, he had been negligent in addressing incidents of racism and concerns of students and faculty in regards to MU’s campus climate. 

Read more: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/university-of-missouri-protests_b_8502334
"Graduate Students Hold Walk-out to Protest Loss of Healthcare, Other Benefits"

Graduate students at the University of Missouri held a walkout on Wednesday, August 26, a little more than a week after they were notified that they would no longer receive health insurance. Chants of “MU! Grads, too!” and “M-I-Z, shame on you!” could be heard across campus. The sea of red shirts displayed the unity among the grad students and showed the university that they weren’t going to back down.

Read more: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/grad-students-lose-health-insurance_b_8071666

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