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Black Love At Missouri State University

Myesha Smith, The Black Bear – Black Love Day is celebrated yearly on Feb. 13 and is recognized nationally as an African-American holiday.

Black Bear’s Myesha Smith spoke with some newer couples on campus and asked them to share their moments and opinions on black love. 535 more words


Students Have An Open Discussion On Race Relations

Cortlynn Stark, The Black Bear – On Feb. 8, the Plaster Student Union Theater was packed with students interested in being a part of an open discussion about race. 535 more words


Springfield man charged with Missouri State sex assault

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) – A Springfield man has been charged with assaulting a woman on the Missouri State University campus and is a suspect in two other sexual assaults. 107 more words



The University of Notre Dame hosted their last meet before their Atlantic Coast Conference championships at their home pool the Rolfs Aquatic Center. Jamaican sophomore Justin Plaschka had five top 3 placings at the meet which was held from January 29 to 30. 200 more words


Missouri State Students Continue to Demand the Dismissal of University Official

Cortlynn Stark, The Black Bear – Juan Meraz, Assistant Vice President for Multicultural Services, was accused of racial discrimination and abuse of power by the Springfield Coalition for Minority Advancement (SCMA). 586 more words


MSU Students Demand Removal of Assistant Vice President of Multicultural Services

Khadijah Forrest, The Black Bear – A group of Missouri State University students are demanding the removal of Juan Meraz, the Assistant Vice President of Multicultural Services, after alleged “inappropriate remarks” by Meraz were made during a recording of a conversation between him and a Hispanic student. 359 more words


DeAndre and Maty

**  DeAndre Smith will be the running backs coach at Purdue in 2016.  He has been a college assistant for 17 seasons, including the past three as running backs coach at Syracuse. 213 more words