They announced the boycott through Twitter, vowing not to participate in any football activities until embattled Missouri President Tim Wolfe resigned over perceived inaction toward an inhospitable racial climate.
A student at the University of Missouri said his First Amendment rights were violated when the university refused to approve a T-shirt design for a campus organization he’s involved with.
The embattled professor, who is suspended from her job and undergoing an investigation by the university system's governing board, will complete 20 hours of community service with no jail time.
The Columbia City Prosecutor's Office has filed a third-degree assault charge against the professor who made national news for blocking a student photojournalist from covering a public protest.
The bill, which was filed in response to the University of Missouri protests, would require public college students in the state to take a course on the First Amendment.
Tim Tai, who was captured on a viral video defending his First Amendment rights against a no-media policy, was named the recipient of the First Amendment Defender Award.
At Smith College, student activists banned reporters from covering their protest unless the reporters agreed to endorse their mission. Media bans have been common in the wave of protests sweeping college campuses.
The student photojournalist who recorded the video that went viral also filed a simple assault complaint against Melissa Click, the communications professor who called for "muscle."
As the communications professor receives threats and calls for her resignation, the student protesters announce that media is now welcome at their campsite.
Student activists at the University of Missouri told the media, including two student photographers, that they were not welcome to photograph their "safe space."