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Reactions to Menu Courey case differ among MU students

Feb 3, 2014
Courtesy of Mike Menu /


A high-profile broadcast on ESPN about the alleged sexual assault, mental health challenges and eventual suicide of former MU swimmer Sasha Menu Courey set off a discussion in the sports and campus communities last week.

Reactions to the story among students on the MU campus differed, as seen in the video above.

MIZ-GYT provides free STI testing for students

Apr 18, 2013
Bridgit Bowden / KBIA

The University of Missouri Student Health Center offers free sexually transmitted infection testing Wednesday and Thursday as part of an education campaign called “GYT.”

“Get Yourself Tested,” or GYT, is a national campaign to promote STI testing for college students.  At MU, the Wednesday and Thursday event dubbed “MIZ-GYT” offers free HIV, chlamydia, and gonorrhea tests.   

Libby Hicks, a graduate assistant at the Student Health Center, said part of the program is to reduce the stigma of getting tested. 

Students stress bipartisanship at debate gathering

Oct 4, 2012
Kelsey Kerwin / KBIA

At MU's Black Culture Center last night, students gathered to watch the Presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney, in what they called an objective environment.