Lauren McCauley, staff writer
One week after a University of Missouri graduate student began a hunger strike calling for his withdrawal, Tim Wolfe resigns as president of the UM system at a meeting Monday morning. (Photo: Justin Stewart/Missourian)
University of Missouri system President Tim Wolfe on Monday announced his resignation after a growing movement of University students, staff, and athletes demanded he step down for failing to address a series of bigoted incidents on campus and what they described as the school's "racist culture." During his address to the UM Board of Curators,...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A panel of activists, researchers, community members, and other volunteers on...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
In the direct aftermath of Michael Brown's death in August 2014, police in...


Declaring "we're all in this together," Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson, the new, black, homegrown police commander in Ferguson, ordered cops to remove SWAT gear and gas masks and then marched with protesters, prompting what observers called a stunning mood change in what had felt like a war zone hours before. Ordered by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon to replace clueless, thuggish local police, Johnson said he understood "the anger and fear (of) residents... We all want justice, we all want answers."

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