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The Endless Struggle For Racial Equity - A 'Dream' Denied

Eric Cooper | Posted 11.12.2015 | Black Voices
Eric Cooper

If Yale had an inclusive culture, perhaps more than 1,000 students wouldn't have had to march this week against racial insensitivity. If Missouri had it, perhaps Butler would not have gone hungry; and Tim Wolfe and Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin might still be employed. We have work to do.

Before Mizzou Football, This Virginia Player Staged A Hunger Strike

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 11.11.2015 | Sports

Joseph Williams felt dizzy, tired and disoriented, but most of all, he was hungry.  The safety on University of Virginia's football team hadn't ...

I am Ashamed of my Alma Mater

Tim Arnold | Posted 11.11.2015 | Education
Tim Arnold

I am ashamed of my alma mater -- the University of Missouri. It may be a microcosm of the ugly reality in our country, but the reported racism that for years has hung over this conservative Mid-western town -- two hours down the road from Ferguson -- is shameful.

Sport and Society for Arete- Missouri

Richard Crepeau | Posted 11.11.2015 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

It is clear however that intercollegiate athletes in the high revenue, high profile sports, can bring great pressure on their university if they are willing to take the risks involved. We now live in a college athletic environment that is much different than it was even two decades ago.

The Missouri Effect: Finishing What Kareem and Others Have Started

Darron T. Smith, Ph.D. | Posted 11.11.2015 | Sports
Darron T. Smith, Ph.D.

Many have criticized the involvement of the athletes and Coach Pinkel, despite issues of race that directly affect the players on a human level. And yet, these dissenters are the same folk that buy tickets to the games, hoping to be a part of the sports madness so long as the players remain silent to marginalization.

The University of Missouri Protests: Did Wolfe Resign For the Right Reasons?

Jesse Andreozzi | Posted 11.11.2015 | College
Jesse Andreozzi

Nothing seemed to motivate the school's governing body to take action. Low and behold, once the football team takes a stand, everything kicks into overdrive.

University of Missouri Students Protest to Highlight Racial Inequality

Sarah Sabatke | Posted 11.09.2015 | College
Sarah Sabatke

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.

Not Your Father's Smooth Jazz, Conversations with Brian Culbertson, Tower of Power's Larry Braggs, and ECP's Michael Lazaroff, Plus a Catching Fire Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

While attending almost thirty or so performances over the course of six days, I witnessed an allegedly innocuous format engage and thrill a couple thousand people virtually all day and much of the night, proving, at least to me, that "smooth jazz" as we knew it is gone.

Smooth Jazz Cruisin': Conversations with ECP's Dane Butcher & Michael Lazaroff, Plus Brian Irving's "Garbage Man" Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.11.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Brian, a songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, synth and drum programmer, creates a lush atmosphere of conscious lyrics, and lo-fi/hi-fi computerized, neo-psychedelia with recent critical comparisons to Tame Impala, Pink Floyd, and Neon Indian.

UFW Concerts: Chatting With Kris Kristofferson Plus Gerald Albright & Norman Brown, and Shevy Smith's Video Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.19.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Filmed in Brooklyn by way of Southern California, "Rocket Fuel" is off Shevy Smith's Ad Astra record, which was released this May.

Wednesday Windfall: Conversations with KISS' Gene Simmons, Brian Culbertson and The Weepies

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

With regards to Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock, is it easy or hard for Gene Simmons to transform himself from an everyday person into a savior of rock 'n' roll?